Workplace Hazards


‘80% of telescopic ladders sold online fail safety regulations’

New research by the Ladder Association has raised serious concerns that unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold to unsuspecting consumers in the UK. Many of these ladders appear fit for purpose and some are even reported to display fake labelling, giving customers false assurance. Read More

Mitigating work-related ill health through effective COSHH compliance

In this webinar, on Wednesday 6th July, the panel will discuss best practice and how to mitigate risk through effective COSHH compliance. Read More

How to keep your people healthy when using display screen equipment?

Despite being one of the lower risk activities in the workplace and having technology available to us, the use of display screen equipment is not always well managed. With more people working from home, now is time to engage and help support their health and wellbeing. Read More

Demolition company fined after fall from height fatality

A dismantling and demolition company has been fined after a worker fell 30 feet to his death when part of a pipe bridge platform gave way. Read More

Croydon tram crash: TfL admits to failings over fatal derailment

Transport for London (TfL) has indicated it will plead guilty to health and safety failings over the Croydon tram crash, which killed seven people, in November 2016. Read More

Workplace injury: What does this mean for employers in Ireland?

Under health and safety legislation, every employer has a duty of care to their employees and self-employed people working for the business to provide a safe work environment. But accidents still happen... Read More

National Forklift Safety Day highlights the importance of operator training

As part of its continuing commitment to raising safety standards across the material handling sector, UKMHA is once again championing the cause of National Forklift Safety Day. Read More

Manufacturing company fined after contractor injured in a fall from height

A manufacturing company has been fined after a contractor sustained injuries whilst working on the top of a machine. Read More

Sun safety – Outdoor workers at risk of the ‘invisible killer’

As occupational skin cancer cases increase, safety experts warn employers of the risks of UV radiation, as two out of three workers are unaware of risks. Read More

New safety-focused angle grinder launched at Safety & Health Expo

FEIN unveiled a new high-safety angle grinder at this year’s Safety & Health Expo, designed to 'reduce accidents in the construction sector'. SHP reports on the launch... Read More



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