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Study reveals significant levels of verbal and physical violence towards security staff

A new study conducted in May this year of over 1,000 security professionals from Workingthedoors.co.uk has revealed the levels of verbal and physical violence security staff receive while at work. Read More

‘It’s okay not to be okay,’ in conversation with The Mental Health Runner

SHP speaks to Thomas Dunning, Mental Health Runner Director, who was named SHP’s Trailblazer in Positive Social Impact, for 2020. Read More

Depression, burnout and how to talk about mental health at work – My story, by Ann Diment

Ann Diment is Director of Work Safe and Well, transforming burned out professionals into resilient and compassionate leaders. She wants to smash the stigma of talking about mental health, to empower everyone to start those ‘difficult’ conversations so they can become more confident and creative leaders. Read More

Two care provider companies fined and a manager cautioned after employee stabbed

A care agency that supports people with mental health issues, its manager and a care home have been fined after an employee was stabbed by one of its residents. Read More

Imposter syndrome: 4 health & safety professionals on how it’s affected them

Women are particularly likely to experience imposter syndrome (and there has been much research done to understand why). In this article, we speak to four women about their experience of the condition, how it makes them feel, what they do to manage it and how employers can help. Read More

Work-related violence and aggression: Don’t accept it. Report it. Prevent it.

In this article Helen Beers from the Health and Safety Executive and Sheena Johnson from the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester discuss work-related violence and aggression – the importance of staff reporting incidents to their employers, and of employers understanding the problem and taking action to prevent it. Read More

Company and director sentenced after two workers injured in falls from height

A facilities and construction management company, along with the director, have been fined after unsuitable scaffolding partially collapsed, injuring two workers. Read More

‘You need the right people doing it for the right reasons,’ Phil Spencer on wellbeing in the police

SHP speaks to Cleveland Police Blue Light Programme Coordinator & Wellbeing Inspector, Phil Spencer, who was named as the winner of the SHP Award for Trailblazer in Workplace Wellbeing back in December. Read More

Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service accepts Crown Censure after prison officers sustain serious burns in training exercise

Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) has been issued with a Crown Censure by the HSE after nine prison officers suffered burns in a training exercise. An investigation found that HMPPS failed to report the injuries to HSE until four months after the incident. Read More

Female firefighters at risk of PTSD, study finds

Female firefighters are at a greater risk of developing symptoms of PTSD and experiencing suicidal thoughts than male firefighters, according to a new study. Read More



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