Women in Health and Safety


Join the Women in Health and Safety committee

Women in Health and Safety is seeking men and women to join the committee. Can you make a difference? Read More

Incident management and sentencing guideline update

Kennedys’ regulatory team recently held a Women in Health and Safety event where its experienced health and safety lawyers provided advice on crisis management and delivered an update on the Sentencing Guideline, offering insights into recent Kennedys’ cases. Read More

Safety footwear: ‘A more gender sensitive fit would be a huge leap forward’. SHP Meets Debbie Janson, chartered engineer and safety footwear guru

Debbie Janson is undertaking research into the usability of safety footwear with the University of Bath, an important topic given the impact it has on many working lives. Read More

Health and safety incident management and sentencing guidelines, networking event

Learn how best to respond in the aftermath of a serious health and safety incident, with consideration being given to topics including: how best to manage the HSE and/or police when they visit site, the immediate response from a company, HSE and police powers, internal investigations by companies and best practice generally when it comes to reacting in times of crisis. Read More

Networking event: How gender influences physical, chemical and psychosocial safety

Join the Women in Health & Safety committee for a networking event in London on 10 September. Read More

How taking a risk can help women lead the way in health and safety

Recent research has revealed that women in leadership positions within health and safety show lower levels of innovation, confidence and risk-taking compared to their male counterparts. Read More

Women in health and safety: the challenges facing design construction and operation of modern railway

Capita held a Women in Health & Safety event where different professionals from design, construction, operation and legal departments gave insights on the challenges they face. Read More

H&S practitioners put under pressure in ‘mock interviews’

A recent Women in Health & Safety event, '5 minutes in the Hot Seat', saw Lawyer Kizzy Augustin put attendees through their paces in a series of role play scenarios. Read More

Who is Steph McGovern, inspirational speaker at Safety & Health Expo 2019?

The 2019 Safety & Health Expo Inspirational Speaker line-up has been announced. The show is held at London’s ExCel from Read More

Canary Wharf Group to host Women in Health and Safety event

Canary Wharf Group is hosting a free-to-attend, networking meeting for up to 50 health and safety professionals in April. Read More



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