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Care home fined following death of vulnerable resident

A care home operator has been fined £400,000 for safety breaches, following the death of a vulnerable resident at a care home in Scotland. Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read have been: Council votes to urge government to make change for inclusive PPE, Recycling company fined after worker injured by 300kg batteries, Engineering company fined after workers loses two fingers, Fire Safety Enforcement Notices – What do you need to do? and Farmer fined after friends had to climb tree to escape cow attack. Read More

‘PPE isn’t meant to be uncomfortable’: Katy Robinson and Karl Simons on inclusive PPE

In this episode, we speak to inclusive PPE campaigner Katy Robinson, and Chairman of SHP's Editorial Board Karl Simons about PPE and creating a movement for tangible change. Read More

Farmer fined after friends had to climb tree to escape cow attack

A woman and her friend had to climb up a tree to escape an attack by more than a dozen cows on a public right of way in North Yorkshire. Read More

Diabetes – A hidden epidemic for Safety Managers?

Employers have a duty to ensure that all their staff are fit for work – and for safety managers, that means fit to drive as well. That responsibility means they must, where necessary, arrange for periodic health surveillance. Read More

Building Safety Regulator launches campaign for residents of high-rise buildings

The new Building Safety Regulator is asking all those living in tall buildings in England to be aware of how new Building Safety laws affect them. Read More

The sound of silence

Dr Karen McDonnell, RoSPA’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy Adviser, discusses the importance of controlling noise in the workplace. Read More

Fire Safety Enforcement Notices – What do you need to do?

SHP hears from Hannah Eales, Partner at legal firm Kingsley Napley, who provides an overview of fire safety notices, what they are and what happens if not complied with. Read More

Recycling company fined after worker injured by 300kg batteries

A recycling company in West Yorkshire has been fined £120,000 after batteries weighing at least 300kg fell onto an employee and severely injured him. Read More

The Fire Industry Association announces dates for Dublin Fire Safety Summit

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) announces its Fire Safety Summit in Dublin on 20 June 2024. Read More



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