“Post-Grenfell, we will see changes to regulations, firefighting practice and how building materials are tested and certified, but I am not confident that we will see systemic change”

SHP speaks to Gill Kernick about her new book ‘Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters.’ Read More

Ineos fined after major gas leak

Ineos Chemicals Grangemouth Limited has been fined after ethylene, a flammable gas, was released from a cracked pipe at its KF Ethylene Plant. Read More

SHP weekly top five

This week the articles most read on SHP have been: Fire competency – A guide for safety practitioners, £1.5 million fine for Tyne Wear Metro operator after death of employee, PPE and coronavirus, Further easing of COVID restrictions from May 17: What you can and can’t do and SHP April 2021 legislation update eBook. Read More

Leading Safely for Women programme launched by RoSPA and L’Oréal

‘Visible, Connected and Empowered in OSH’, RoSPA and L’Oréal have partnered to launch their Leading Safely for Women programme, the aim being to support what both organisations see as an underrepresented group in health & safety. Read More

Upcoming Women in Health & Safety events…

The Women in Health & Safety network is hosting two virtual webinars this month, one on Menopause and perimenopause and a CFIOSH Clinic. The events are free to attend and are open to all, male and female, member and non-members. Read More

Cynefin – the power of thoughtful (& Welsh!) analysis

Tim Marsh looks into Dave Snowden’s Cynefin model…. Read More

Construction firm fined after workers exposed to asbestos

A construction company has been fined after workers were exposed to asbestos whilst refurbishing a flat. 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

Preventing work-related stress in construction

The HSE's Preventing work-related stress in construction toolkit is aimed at small businesses with a regular workforce. Read More

One year on: 9 lessons we’ve learned from lockdown

Bupa’s health experts reveal nine lessons we’ve learned from lockdown. As restrictions begin to ease our experts share their tips on how to form positive work habits as we look towards the future. Read More

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