Given the unprecedented situation presently faced with the outbreak of coronavirus, the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has issued advice to tower crane users relating to how tower cranes should be left out of service for potentially lengthy periods of time. The post Tower crane safety ale [...]
In the first budget of 2020, the newly-appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has pledged the NHS will get 'whatever resources it needs' during the coronavirus crisis, while he has also unveiled measures to boost the self-employed and small businesses who are left out of pocke [...]
A refuse worker in Birmingham was nearly crushed to death by a bin lorry, after he was dragged into the lifting machine. The post Refuse worker escapes being crushed by bin lorry appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Resources.
The first few weeks of January are often perceived as a challenging time for the workforce from a mental wellbeing perspective. The post January Blues: SHP’s guide to helping workers beat the winter slump appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Resources.
A specialist insurer for electrical and mechanical contractors has urged insurers and brokers who service the UK’s construction industry to put greater focus on supporting health and safety practices among contractors. The post Specialist insurer urges better safety standards in construction s [...]
Irish Rail has been criticised by customers for stating that it will only fill certain reusable cups on its trains, The post Reusable cups ‘banned’ on Irish Rail trains for ‘health & safety’ reasons appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and [...]
It’s simply wrong that outsourcing giants are making a profit from taxpayer’s money, off the backs of hardworking hospital staff, says GMB London The post Protests as London hospital cleaners ‘denied sick pay’ appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, [...]
Working more than 45 hours a week can lead to an increased risk of diabetes in women, according to a medical study. The post Working long hours can raise diabetes risk among women appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CPD and Resources.
Health charity, St John Ambulance, has launched a series of one-day mental health conferences which will see experts discussing key topics in mental health and workplace wellbeing at three locations across England. The post St John Ambulance launches mental health conference series appeared first on [...]
'Urgent inquiry needed' says Unite, as Firefighters confirm nobody was trapped under scaffolding which collapsed at the site of an old shopping centre in Reading. The post Three injured as scaffolding collapses in Reading appeared first on SHP - Health and Safety News, Legislation, PPE, CP [...]