Karl Simons


Webinar: Mental health & wellbeing in the workplace

Where is the workplace mental health agenda headed and how can a nutritional diet at work improve productivity? SHP’s next webinar takes place on Monday 29 July, from 11:00am to 12:00noon. Read More

Karl Simons named SHP’s Most Influential person in health & safety for 2019

SHP has announced the list of the most influential in health and safety voted for by you, recognising Karl Simons, Chief Health, Safety & Security Officer, Thames Water, as 2019’s ‘Most Influential’ for his work embracing technology in health & safety and challenging the stigma surrounding mental ill health. Read More

SHP’s Most Influential figures in health & safety named at Safety & Health Expo

SHP has announced the list of the 10 most influential people in health and safety for 2019, voted for by SHP readers. Read More

Safety & Health Expo 2019: Plan your day

In advance of this year’s Safety & Health Expo, Karl Simons, Thames Water’s Chief Health, Safety & Security Officer, tells SHP why he plans to bring along his whole team to June’s event. Read More

Where’s Your Head At? Employees are three times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work

The disparity in physical and mental health at work is laid bare in new research from the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, as it launches its new Workplace Manifesto for Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019). Read More

Practitioners assemble to celebrate Safety4Good

Safety4Good is an initiative developed by several high-profile UK health & safety leaders to raise the positive profile of the profession. Read More

Changes to the CITB HS&E test

The Health, Safety and Environment test for the United Kingdom construction industry is being updated on 26 June 2019. Read More

‘Always know you are not on your own. There is a technical community that cares.’: In conversation with Karl Simons, Thames Water

Karl Simons talks to SHP Online about career development and his experiences of going from a lone adviser to Head of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing at Thames Water, which is a business responsible for 15 million customers. Read More

‘The future looks bright if we embrace technology in the right way’, says Thames Water Safety Director

In the latest of its Safety Bytes videos, Irwin & Colton meets Karl Simons, Director of Health, Safety, Security & Read More

Thames Water’s Karl Simons to chair mental health summit

Karl Simons will chair Safer Highways’ Mental Health Summit at the House of Commons on 20 June. Read More



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