Entries by Rebecca Lambert

The Occupational Safety & Health Forum – 7th February 2018

7th February 2018 Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted The Occupational Safety & Health Forum is a highly focused one day event that brings together directors, managers and heads of health and safety, for one-to-one business meetings, interactive seminars and valuable networking opportunities. The Forum is designed to help industry professionals discuss their plans, generate new […]

5 Tips for staying healthier & happier at work

  A healthier work place will be much more productive than an unhealthier one, with employees taking less days off for sickness and illness. There’s no shortage of studies telling us that some of our daily routines are prevalent with unhealthy practices. Some of these include: Sitting down at your desk Staring at your computer […]

Are you a Blogger or a Writer?

We are looking for industry bloggers and writers who would like to have their articles published on HSE People and shared with our 93, 000+ members. You might want to write a review of a recent training course you have participated in or perhaps to start a debate about a subject you are particularly passionate about. […]

Do you have a policy on riding bikes in store? Questions asked after customer dies after falling from a bike in store.

Transport consultant Dave Holladay asks bike shops: “Do you have a robust recording of any incidents involving staff or customers? Do you have a policy on riding bikes in the store? Do you have a robust recording of any incidents involving staff or customers?” He adds: “If a customer is injured in your store, is there […]

“What steps are the Government and Government agencies taking to work together to reduce work-related illness and deaths?

Steve Pound Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps the Government and Government agencies are taking to work together to reduce work-related illness and deaths. Penny Mordaunt The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions The Government and its agencies have brought a renewed focus […]

Mind matters: Protect the wellbeing of your workforce by raising awareness of mental health

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron But according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), stress, depression or anxiety accounted for almost a fifth (18 per cent) of work-related illness in the construction sector between 2013/14-2015/16, with more than 14,000 self-reported cases […]

Safety clothing: Nylon rain suit increases visibility

Safety clothing: Galeton, a supplier of quality work gloves and personal protective equipment, has expanded its line of Repel Rainwear™ to include the #12244 Repel Rainwear™ Reflective PVC on Nylon Rain Suit in choice of blue or black. Repel Rainwear™ PVC on Nylon rain suit features strategically placed reflective piping and stripes on front, sides […]

Think Lean to Make Safety Simpler

These three practices will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your safety approach.    Having spent most of my career in safety and operations leadership positions, it’s clear to me that many organizations make safety more of a burden than necessary. No leader wants employees to get injured at work, but sadly and quite often, […]