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‘Speaking the truth to power’: Interviewing the British Safety Council’s Lawrence Waterman

Former head of health and safety for the Olympic Delivery Authority, Lawrence Waterman, speaks to SHP about his new role as the chair of the British Safety Council. Read More

Sports: What occupational health can learn from Olympians

Melodie Gilbert, Park Health, a key player in the successful occupational health programme at the London 2012 Olympics, looks at what occupational Read More

Rio 2016: seven people injured after aerial camera fell

Seven people suffered minor injuries after an aerial camera and its cables fell in the Rio De Janeiro Olympic Park Read More

Sports: Cycling leaders crash on same “treacherous” descent

Former Olympic individual pursuit champion Chris Boardman has stated that the course, where both the women and men’s leaders crashed Read More

Olympic health and safety: Record breakers

This article has been published with the kind permission of www.building.co.uk. It first appeared on 01 June 2012 and is Read More

Health and safety concerns for Rio 2016

With reports of collapsing sailing ramps, the Zika virus and dirty water, SHP asks: is Rio really ready for the Read More

Work halted on Olympic projects over safety fears

Work on the Olympic Park and Village in Rio de Janeiro has been halted over fears for the safety of Read More

Prevention first : The 3Ws in construction

  Since London 2012, most major projects require their occupational health strategy to deliver a 3Ws programme. Karen Baxter explains Read More

Beyond expectations

I had fascinating visit to the Battersea Power Station site on Friday to catch up with Lawrence Waterman who has been recruited from the Olympic Delivery Authority to oversee health and safety on this gargantuan project. Read More



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