A slave to fashion?

23 September 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on poor working conditions in the UK’s garment manufacturing industry, says Meg Lewis.

Free health and safety podcasts

23 September 2020

SHP has launched a new podcast with interviews from mental health professionals on burnout. Other episodes will focus on other issues facing the health and safety profession. The podcasts are available on Apple, Google and Spotify.

Safer trucking

23 September 2020

Tim Waples from the Fork Lift Truck Association gives advice on the safe use of forklift trucks.

Time to invest in safety again

23 September 2020

The government needs to boost HSE’s budget to enable it to better protect the health and safety of vulnerable workers in Britain, says Charles Pitt.

Brexit implications for employment law

22 September 2020

Coronavirus news has dominated the headlines for the last few months, but Government plans are still underway to carry out Brexit at the end of the year. Some employers are still waiting to see what the impact of this will be. On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Originally scheduled for 29 March 2019, the date the UK was to officially leave the EU was delayed to 31 January 2020, and on this date, the UK left the EU.

Croner-i Hazardous Substances legal register

21 September 2020

While there is no legal requirement to have a legal register, companies often use them as part of management systems aligned with international standards. For example, ISO 14001 (environmental legal registers), OHSAS 18001 or ISO 45001 (health and safety legal registers) and ISO 27001 (information security legal registers).

Pathway to net zero: practical steps

18 September 2020

Net zero is an organisational aim for many, but what does it mean and what do companies need to think about when starting their net zero journey? Laura King outlines some practical considerations.

Covid-19: a new mental health challenge

16 September 2020

Employers must adequately support the mental wellbeing of workers as people start to return to the workplace following the height of the pandemic, says Mike Robinson.

Get masked up

16 September 2020

Neil Hewitt gives advice on avoiding purchasing fake PPE and using face coverings to prevent the spread of Covid-19.