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How the PUWER regulations can help reduce risk in the workplace

Think about how much workplaces have changed, even in just the last 30 years. Whether we’re talking about the office, a construction site, a theme park or a hospital, emerging technologies, better manufacturing processes and automation has seen new equipment brought in to make our work more efficient. This equipment, from a tunnel-boring machine preparing the way for a new underground line, to the (now) humble laptop, often brings risk with it... Read More

Mining company fined £3.6m after electricians sustain burns

A mining company has been fined after two electricians suffered severe burns in separate incidents. Read More

‘But… What do we do about the dimwits?’

In his latest blog, Tim Marsh discusses our collective approach to risk… Read More

Fatal incident of steelworker in Scunthorpe investigated by HSE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating the death of a 27-year-old worker at a steelworks in Scunthorpe. Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: Fire service prosecuted after firefighters left seriously injured in training exercise, ‘The health and safety role has also evolved so quickly,’ in conversation with Mark Cardnell, The health & safety profession, how is it changing?, B&M fined £1m after electrician sustains serious burns in warehouse explosion, Uncle who killed nephew appeals for others to stay safe in agriculture. Read More

Sustainable packaging: Is your business supporting the circular economy in the fight against single use plastics?

Today, sustainability is more important than ever. In fact, a recent survey showed that 61% of consumers have actively reduced their use of single-use plastics. In turn, this has the ability to drive trends. Read More

Building owner jailed after worker left paralysed

A building owner has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after an employee was left paralysed when a hoist platform he was working from plummeted from the third floor to ground level. Read More

‘The role of the safety practitioner is evolving towards managing how the work is set up,’ SHP meets Marcin Nazaruk

SHP catches up with Marcin Nazaruk to how to learn from ‘normal work’ to get safety and business results and how to implement the findings. Read More

HSE investigates incident at Cornwall theme park

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating an incident at a theme park in Cornwall after three people suffered injuries on a ride and attended hospital. Read More

B&M fined £1m after electrician sustains serious burns in warehouse explosion

A retail company and an electrical contracting company have been fined after an electrician suffered serious burns to 15 per cent of his body when he was caught in an explosion at a warehouse in Liverpool. Read More



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