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Could the HSE take a leaf out of the Environment Agency’s enforcement book?

Matt Kyle, Associate Director at Osborne Clarke, considers how health and safety enforcement is evolving with an eye on the approach of other regulators. Read More

Safety Leadership: From virtual safety to real safety

Howard Lees CEng, Author and Director of Hollin Consulting, discusses factors that can influence safety leadership. Read More

‘Tech can improve health and safety – but the human touch will never be redundant’

Phil Jones, Managing Director at health & safety consultants, William Martin discusses the use of technology in the sector, but why human involvement is still key to the future of health and safety. Read More

Mobile phone laws: ‘The problem of distraction isn’t going away’

'We welcome stricter mobile phone laws, but with infotainment the problem of distraction isn’t going away,' says RED Driver Risk Management’s General Manager Greg Ford. Read More

Best of SHP 2017: Is perceived stress really more important than serious injuries & fatalities?

Following IOSH president Graham Parker's keynote address at this year's annual conference, and an increased focus on wellbeing by other organisations and firms, Dominic Cooper asks: should mental health really be the focus for safety and health practitioners? Read More

SHP debate: The impact of Brexit on OSH and FM

Four experts gathered at this year’s Safety & Health Expo to talk about their opinions on Brexit in OSH and Read More

The Banksy of OSH – it’s SHP’s Safety Anarchist

The Chomsky of COSHH, the Adam Ant of asbestos, the Banksy of behavioural safety. Meet the Safety Anarchist (SA), SHP’s Read More

New Rules of Safety: The Big Bang Theory

By Andrew Sharman Many of us will have started the new year with a bang. In December 2016 the British Read More

Leadership and legacy – Mike Robinson, CEO, British Safety Council

It’s almost one year since Mike Robinson stepped into his role at the British Safety Council. Here, he talks to Read More

Mythbusting: you can’t reduce severity

By Nick Bell Over the years I have met several training delegates and auditees who told me a similar story: Read More



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