SHP Meets


“Post-Grenfell, we will see changes to regulations, firefighting practice and how building materials are tested and certified, but I am not confident that we will see systemic change”

SHP speaks to Gill Kernick about her new book ‘Catastrophe and Systemic Change: Learning from the Grenfell Tower Fire and Other Disasters.’ Read More

“Workers are exposed most and considered last,” SHP meets Hilda Palmer

SHP speaks to Hilda Palmer, who was named SHP’s Most Influential Individual in health & safety in December, about the health & safety system in the UK, Grenfell and building safety, COVID-19 and the importance award recognition brings to her work. Read More

“Workplaces are key to creating a society where everyone’s mental health matters”, SHP meets MHFA England CEO, Simon Blake

SHP sat down with MHFA England CEO Simon Blake to discuss how employers can help support their employees and how the coronavirus pandemic has affected mental health and the role of mental health first aiders. Read More

The legalities of returning to work in times of COVID-19

The latest health & safety legislation update about returning to work, a chat with SHP’s Most Influential Person, Hilda Palmer, and the role of smart PPE in protecting lone workers. Read More

How businesses can work towards a more sustainable future

SHP speaks to David Picton, newly appointed SVP for Sustainability at Alcumus, about how businesses should approach sustainability, why it’s important and what the biggest sustainability challenges are at present. 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

‘Collaboration will be key to implementing cultural change in building safety’ – Peter Baker, Chief Inspector of Buildings, outlines his priorities

As part of the Building Safety Bill’s proposals, a new Building Safety Regulator will be developed to oversee the safety and performance of all buildings. IFSEC Global Editor, James Moore, spoke to Peter Baker, the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings at the HSE, who will lead the programme to develop the role. Read More

Work-related stress and the wellbeing of frontline workers

In episode 9 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Peter Kelly, Senior Psychologist for the HSE about work-related stress and Inspector Phil Spencer, Blue Light Programme Co-ordinator at Cleveland Police, discusses the stress of working on the frontline during the pandemic. Read More

Lessons from Grenfell: Why aren’t we learning?

In episode 8 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Gill Kernick about the pressing need to improve building safety culture post-Grenfell. We then look ahead to 2021 with some news from the Women in Safety & Health Network, plus hear an update on the One Percent Safer Foundation. Read More

The veterans who became safety and health leaders

SHP spoke to two veterans, former Company Sergeant Major and Warrant Officer Jimmy Quinn and ex-RAF Regiment gunner Scott Mathie, about the well-trodden career path from the military to safety and health. Read More



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Post-Brexit environmental health and safety regulations in the UK

How to reduce noise in the workplace

A guide to COSHH management in the healthcare sector

Contact tracing and COVID-19 director’s briefing

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