Lawrence Waterman


British Safety Council calls on Government and HSE to strengthen and enforce COVID-Secure workplace rules

Chairman Lawrence Waterman recognises the challenges faced by the Government, but says there are some ‘obvious steps’ that can be taken to help control the virus and protect workers. Read More

British Safety Council calls for Government health campaign urging employers to improve workplace controls to help combat new COVID variant

Lawrence Waterman appeals for more open discussion, more public health messaging and an end to the Government’s ‘short termism’. Read More

SHP’s Most Influential figures in health & safety named for 2020

Hilda Palmer, Facilitator, Families Against Corporate Killers (FACK), has been named as the Most Influential Individual in health & safaty. SHP has produced a list most influential people in health & safety, as voted for by you. Read More

‘Now is not the time for unnecessary trips to the office’

British Safety Council urges Government not to pressurise employers to get workers back into the office. If people can work from home, they should have the choice to work from home: for the sake of people’s health, wellbeing and the economy. Read More

WATCH: ‘State of the health and safety profession and sourcing PPE during COVID-19’

This on-demand webinar provides an update on the current state of the health & safety profession, looking at how health & safety professionals are having to adapt to new challenges and working environments. Read More

International Safety Awards 2019: Winners announced

The British Safety Council and Mates in Mind celebrate exceptional commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing at annual awards ceremony. Read More

‘Human rights, as well as health and safety, are compromised by Grenfell-style combustible cladding’

British Safety Council supports the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s challenge to the government over failure to protect lives. Read More

‘More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives’

British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise. Read More

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

SHP has announced the list of the most influential in health and safety voted for by you, recognising Louise Taggart, Public Speaker, Campaigner and Founder of Michael’s Story as 2018’s ‘Most Influential’ for her work highlighting the personal cost of lax health & safety. Read More

‘Speaking the truth to power’: Interviewing the British Safety Council’s Lawrence Waterman

Former head of health and safety for the Olympic Delivery Authority, Lawrence Waterman, speaks to SHP about his new role as the chair of the British Safety Council. Read More



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