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ISO 45001 – Risks and opportunities with workplace safety

David Goodfellow, UK Business Assurance Manager at TÜV SÜD talks about the transition to ISO 45001, which replaces OHSAS 18001 from 31 March 2021. Read More

Plant hire firm fined after employee suffers serious injuries

A plant hire company has been fined following an incident in which an employee was seriously injured when an excavator tracked backwards. Read More

The veterans who became safety and health leaders

SHP spoke to two veterans, former Company Sergeant Major and Warrant Officer Jimmy Quinn and ex-RAF Regiment gunner Scott Mathie, about the well-trodden career path from the military to safety and health. Read More

Roofing company fined after worker suffers fatal injuries in fall

The HSE found that the repair work was carried out without appropriate safety precautions in place. The planning and supervision of the work was completely inadequate, which also put a self-employed worker assisting with the repairs at risk. Read More

What do the Environment, Fire and Building Safety Bills mean for you?

Wednesday 10 March, 13:00 GMT. Barbour EHS will be focussing The Fire Safety Bill, The Building Safety Bill and The Environment Bill. Read More

Lessons from Grenfell: Why aren’t we learning?

In episode 8 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Gill Kernick about the pressing need to improve building safety culture post-Grenfell. We then look ahead to 2021 with some news from the Women in Safety & Health Network, plus hear an update on the One Percent Safer Foundation. Read More

How to create COSHH chemical risk assessments that are effective

Tuesday 16 March, 11:00 GMT. Join this EcoOnline webinar, hosted by SHP, for a show and tell practical walkthrough on the completion of a best in class COSHH Chemical Risk Assessment. Read More

London Fire Brigade must do more to fully address failings from Grenfell, says report

A report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has found that the London Fire Brigade still has more work to do to fully address its failings from the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More

New skills development centre for safety and health professionals

Safety and health professionals’ capabilities are being scrutinised more closely than ever. So how do you evaluate the skills which are most important to your organisation and, ultimately, the success of the health and safety team? Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: Rule following and risk perception, Coronavirus advice for employers, Suspended prison sentence for pub landlord over unsafe inflatable play equipment, PPE and coronavirus and What health and safety can learn from the book ‘How Spies Think’? Read More



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