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‘The end of health and safety gone mad?’ – New eBook launched to highlight the profession’s positive work

“The end of health and safety gone mad?” is a new eBook investigating the way the health and safety community has evolved and adapted to the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. It explores growing positive media attention and the work performed by major health and safety associations, and asks how the profession may look going into 2021. Read More

MSDs in the agriculture sector: From identifying the risks to adopting preventive measures

EU-OSHA has published a discussion paper, which looks at the use of mechanisation to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders, especially upper limb disorders, in the agricultural sector. Read More

Join ‘virtual cuppa’ with Women in Health and Safety

Women in Health and Safety is back for the first time since the pandemic, with a 'virtual cuppa' for up to 100 people. Read More

SHP weekly top five

The top five most-read articles on SHP this week include: Council fined after teacher assaulted by pupil, SHP Webinar Wednesdays: Next Session, Wellbeing by numbers, 28 October, SHP legislation update eBook – October 2020, Transport company fined after employee fatally crushed, PPE and coronavirus. Read More

Road safety: Drivers to be banned from handling mobile phones

From next year, it could become illegal for anyone to pick up and use their mobile phone while driving, putting an end a loophole that can allow drivers to escape punishment for using a hand-held phone to take a photo or play a game. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a series of new three-tiered system of COVID-19 Alert Levels, aiming to further simplify and standardise local rules, during a press briefing on Monday 12 October. Read More

5 ways to protect your people’s mental health with PAS 3002

Given current circumstances, this year’s World Mental Health Day which occurred on 10 October could not have been timelier. Phil Barwell, Head of Marketing – Certification Division at Alcumus, provides some expert commentary on how to look after employee mental health. Read More

Webinar: Wellbeing by numbers

How can you prove a wellbeing strategy is effective? What metrics need to be measured? As employee wellbeing rises up the post-COVID corporate agenda, three industry leaders share their experiences and expertise around developing and implementing an evidence-based approach to wellbeing. Read More

Grenfell Tower fire: Remediation works to remove and replace unsafe cladding update

72 people were killed by the horrific fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London on Wednesday, 14 June 2017. Read More

Dr Chris Payne appointed as NEBOSH Chief Executive

Dr Chris Payne appointed into role full time, after joining in September as an interim. Read More



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