occupational health


Preparing for the future: Road safety and occupational health in the era of autonomous cars

Giles Kirkland addresses the responsibility and decision-making capacities of Artificial Intelligence, lack of the human factor, automated traffic and whether road regulations are adjusted to self-driving vehicles. Read More

Will you still need me when I’m 64?

“When we think about the health and safety of ageing workers, there is still a massive ‘ism’ that we don’t really tackle in the workplace”. Read More

e-learning course launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has announced a new e-learning course, ‘Occupational Cancers’, aimed at the construction industry. Read More

PTSD is a common disorder amongst police officers

Research shows that there is a high number of PTSD in police force, but many officers may not know they are suffering from the disorder. Read More

Real-time dust monitor launched

Trolex has launched a real-time dust monitor – the Air XD – which can monitor multiple sizes of dust or silica particles at once. Read More

Health Literacy Month: Preventing asbestos exposure and deaths

Health illiteracy may very well be our worst foe in the fight for occupational health and safety. Read More

Injured and laid up? Whose job is it to get you back to work?

No-one wants to suffer an injury, but it happens. However if, during your leisure time, you sustain an injury that prevents you from working, whose problem is it? Does your employer have any obligation to help you recover from your injury and return to work? Read More

Technology ‘fuels our lives’, says Safety Director

Karl Simons from Thames Water opened Safety & Health Expo 2018 with a technology debate, which went on to discuss how the likes of Virtual Reality and drones are shaping the future of health & safety. Read More

‘We are not good at dealing with feelings, experiencing vulnerability or expressing vulnerability’: In conversation with Julian Hall, Calm People

SHP Online recently caught up with Julian Hall, who is the co-founder of emotional resilience consultancy Calm People. Calm People works with organisations and individuals to find healthy ways to express emotions and resolve conflict both at home and at work. Read More

Physiotherapy helps Civil Nuclear Constabulary increase wellbeing and productivity

CNC aims to reduce incidents of sickness absence which resulted from musculoskeletal disorders that were caused by the nature of the its work. Read More



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