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Engel high-viz workwear helps save the environment

A brand-new range of high visibility protective safety clothing, with 50% of the material made from recycled plastic bottles, has been introduced by workwear manufacturer Engel Workwear. Read More

‘The lives of young people are being put at risk by the Scout Association’, says Coroner

A report has claimed that The Scout Association is risking the lives of children and young people, through inadequate supervision during dangerous activities. Read More

HSE UK Congress 2020: Be curious, creative and courageous

Robert Jukes, SHP’s Rising Star for 2019, reports from the two-day conference at the De Vere Cotswold Hotel in Gloucestershire. The HSE UK Congress is part of a series of events which make up the HSE Global Series. Read More

What3words: The app that could save the lives of lone and rural workers

What3words has divided the world into 57 trillion 3m by 3m squares and given each a unique three word ‘address’. It means, a person’s exact location can be pinpointed more accurately than a street name or postcode in the event of an emergency. Read More

Council fined £8k after golf course crash

West Dunbartonshire Council has been fined following an incident at a golf course which left two workers with severe injuries. Read More

Marine fishing company fined for failings that lead to crewman’s death

The operator of a fishing vessel which lost a crewman overboard has admitted health and safety offences. Read More

The hidden threats of HAVS

There are two million workers at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the UK, and currently 300 thousand people suffering advanced stages. Read More

Two companies fined after worker dies in Camden explosion

Materials Movement Ltd and P J Labour Services Ltd have been fined after a worker was killed in an explosion at a demolition site. Read More

SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: Vote for your Arco Innovation Award winner, Tyre company director sentenced for fire safety failings, Russian stadium roof collapses and kills worker, Suspended sentence for asbestos offences, £100k fine for Flybe. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

The UK government has declared coronavirus a “serious and imminent threat” to public health, as it announced new powers to fight its spread. Under the measures, people can now be forcibly quarantined and will not be free to leave. Read More



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