World Health Organization


Coronavirus advice for employers

Boris Johnson has said that Plan B COVID-19 restrictions will end on Thursday 27 January, meaning businesses are to start to prepare to welcome people back into workplaces Read More

The pandemic presents an opportunity to push for new indoor air quality regulation for workers

The health and wellbeing of our country’s workforce has never been more important, especially for the hidden heroes working in the manufacturing sector. Indoor air quality is rapidly climbing the boardroom agenda, as all companies continue to make workplaces COVID-19 secure, to minimise the spread of all kinds of respiratory health challenges. Read More

Building health systems resilience for universal health coverage and health security during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

WHO has released a position paper on building health systems resilience towards UHC and health security during COVID-19 and beyond. Read More

‘The silent pandemic of poor mental health has taken too many people before their time’, Health Secretary tells Global Mental Health Summit

Savid Javid speaks on current government initiatives to promote better mental health in Britain at Global Mental Health Summit 2021. Read More

Long working hours: ‘745,000 deaths are the tip of the iceberg’

The World Health Organization has recently drawn attention to research which estimated that 745,000 people died globally in 2016 due to health conditions (such as stroke and heart disease) associated with long working hours. Dr Nick Bell discusses the implications and the likelihood that this is a significant underestimation of the harm caused by long working hours. Read More

‘Drowning accounts for 7% of all injury-related deaths’

The World Health Organization has issued a factsheet about drowning, which highlights that it is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths. Read More

SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021

SHP’s latest health & safety legislation eBook covers the latest progress on Fire Safety Bill, Building Safety Bill, Environment Bill, coronavirus legislation, Mental Health Act reform, energy and environment and much more… Read More

‘Government downplaying COVID-19 workplace risk’, report warns

New research from think tank, the Institute of Employment Rights (IER), has found the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace remains significant and is being ‘dangerously downplayed’ by the Government's ‘light-touch approach’. Read More

Hand hygiene best practice and skin health

Advice for employers and health & safety professionals on how to adhere to government guidance on hand hygiene best practice. Read More

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health, the roles of an employer when it comes to looking after the mental health of employees and how to manage mental health in the workplace. Read More



Sign up to free email newsletters

Job Search

Search for health and safety jobs

Product and Services Search

Search for health and safety product and service suppliers

Downloads

The ROI of safety: Making the business case for safety and health

Lone worker device or app? Which should you choose?

Fleet management – Director’s briefing

Digitally connecting your EHSQ management

7 Steps to help you manage EHSQ incidents that could derail your business