Thames Water fined £300k following confined spaces breach

Thames Water has been fined following an incident in which three workers were carried along a sewer after a 150-year-old sewer gate collapsed. Read More

Kier Highways appoints Head of Safety, Health and Environment

The Kier Group has appointed Steve Crofts as the Head of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) for its Kier Highways division. Read More

‘I’m a total health and safety geek – and proud of it’

Warm clothes and thermal underwear – two important bits of kit for any construction worker and the first essential purchases Laura Williams, an HSEQ Advisor for geotechnical solutions specialist Keller Ltd, advises newcomers to the industry make. Read More

What impact are client requirements currently having on health and safety?

In the latest of its Safety Bytes videos, Irwin & Colton meets Steve Hails, Director of Health, Safety & Wellbeing at Tideway. Read More

‘Changing workplace cultures requires ongoing leadership and hands-on-support’

Mates in Mind has spoken out in support of the recent launch of a new online gateway to help companies improve staff wellbeing. The Mental Health at Work website has been developed by Prince William and MIND, with support from The Royal Foundation, Heads Together and 11 other organisations. Read More

Turning the tide on health and safety

Infrastructure company Tideway is aiming to turn the tide of health and safety by ingraining its importance in new staff from day one. Read More

Embracing technological innovation in safety – in conversation with Karl Simons of Thames Water

Karl Simons of Thames Water has a whopping team 65 health & safety professionals accompanying him to Safety & Health Expo this year. Karl, who is Head of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing at the organisation, spoke to SHP ahead of the event, taking place 20th - 22nd June, to tell us what innovations his team will be looking out for. Read More

Why we added ‘security’ to the health and safety team at Tideway

Why has security been embedded within the health and safety team at Thames Tideway Tunnel? Steve Hails, director of health, safety and wellbeing at the project, tells SHP about the decision to add security to his portfolio, and what it means for the business. Read More

Training and careers: can health and safety training really be truly EPIC?

By Lauren Applebey What comes into your mind when you think of a day of health and safety training? A Read More

Alliance re-frames major project to eliminate injuries

The water industry works in five-year cycles and historically has seen a spike in injuries in the first year of Read More

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