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Supporting and reintegrating staff into the workplace as they recover from breast cancer

It is estimated that 600,000 people are currently alive in the UK having been diagnosed with breast cancer. 13% of women said they could no longer carry out their job due to long-term effects caused by their breast cancer diagnosis. To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Addie Mitchell, Clinical Nurse Specialist at UK charity, Breast Cancer Now, spoke to SHP about how employers can support staff, following diagnosis. Read More

Shirley Parsons celebrates 15th anniversary

Shirley Parsons Ltd is fifteen years old on 1 October 2020. Ahead of the anniversary, SHP caught up with Shirley and asked her to tell us a bit more about the formation of the business, its key milestones and what changes she has seen in health & safety over the last 15 years. Read More

How safety systems can aid social distancing in construction

SHP spoke to Tommy Williams, Plinx Founder and CEO, to find out more about the system, how it works and how it has been adapted to help social distancing in construction during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

‘I’m totally comfortable with talking about the pandemic as both a risk and an opportunity for practitioners’

In episode 3 of the Safety & Health Podcast, 'IOSH President Andrew Sharman and how What3Words protects lone workers', hear from Andrew Sharman about adapting to COVID-19, and his latest collaborative book, and Giles Rhys Jones, Chief Marketing Officer at What3Words, about how the geocoding system can be used to keep lone workers safe. Read More

What makes us susceptible to burnout?

In episode 2 of the Safety & Health Podcast, 'Burnout, stress and being human', Heather Beach is joined by Stacy Thomson to discuss burnout, perfectionism and how to deal with burnout as an individual, as management and as an organisation. Read More

Face coverings in the workplace

To get some recommendations on face coverings in the workplace, for employers and employees, SHP spoke to Arco’s Director of QSHE UK and Asia, Neil Hewitt. Read More

SHP launches Safety & Health Podcast

That’s why SHP has launched the Safety & Health Podcast to deliver the news, insights and legislation through interviews, discussions and panel debates with some of the profession’s leaders, influencers and innovators. Episode 1 features an exclusive interview with SHP readers’ Most Influential Person in Health & Safety, Thames Water’s Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer, Karl Simons. Read More

Fast tracking the construction industry back to work

SHP speaks to Ian McKinnon, Managing Director, of CHAS, about how the supply chain risk management firm has been supporting the construction industry in getting back to work safely – from helping members demonstrate they are COVID Secure to enabling organisations to monitor worker health. Read More

‘Placing health & safety at the forefront of the procurement decision making process’. Thames Water’s Karl Simons discusses the AMP6 Engagement Strategy

SHP caught up with Thames Water’s Karl Simons to learn about the culmination of a major five-year investment programme titled AMP6, that would see a radical shift in direction and lead to outcomes never seen by a major capital programme before. Read More

Navigating the coronavirus pandemic: What does psychological research into wellbeing tell us?

As part of Workplace Wellbeing Digital Week last month, Workplace Wellbeing Show hosted a live and interactive webinar, with a panel consisting of Faye McGuinness, Head of Workplace Wellbeing Programmes (Strategy and Development), Mind, Jan Golding, CEO, Roots, Teresa Higgins, Brand Director, Barbour EHS and Ivan Robertson, Founding Director, Robertson Cooper Ltd. Here, SHP puts your questions to Ivan Robertson. Read More



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