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Study reveals significant levels of verbal and physical violence towards security staff

A new study conducted in May this year of over 1,000 security professionals from Workingthedoors.co.uk has revealed the levels of verbal and physical violence security staff receive while at work. Read More

New research shines light on technology’s role in lone worker safety

Research confirms an increase in lone workers in the field or on site, in addition to new challenges presented by a remote workforce. Read More

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

From technology developments to changes in the workplace, lone worker protection has evolved considerably over recent years. Read More

Work-related violence and aggression: Don’t accept it. Report it. Prevent it.

In this article Helen Beers from the Health and Safety Executive and Sheena Johnson from the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester discuss work-related violence and aggression – the importance of staff reporting incidents to their employers, and of employers understanding the problem and taking action to prevent it. Read More

Body cams for ambulance staff after rise in attacks

England’s ambulance trusts are expected to be given body cameras by the end of the month as assaults on ambulance workers rise by almost a third in five years. Read More

Keeping workers safe beyond the working day

Employers need to take a proactive approach to protecting employees round the clock, says lone worker technology firm Peoplesafe’s CEO Naz Dossa. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Getting your message heard and increasing your visibility

SHP talks to Karen McDonnell, Policy Advisor at RoSPA, who outlines some steps to take to make sure your wellbeing message reaches your audience for maximum impact. Read More

The legalities of returning to work in times of COVID-19

The latest health & safety legislation update about returning to work, a chat with SHP’s Most Influential Person, Hilda Palmer, and the role of smart PPE in protecting lone workers. Read More

Webinar: The challenges and benefits of digitising your permit process

Join this Engage EHS webinar, hosted by SHP, and learn how technology can make permit creation, issuing and control more efficient. Read More



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Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’

SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021

A guide to silica compliance