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New research centre for occupational health proposed

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 July 2019

Government and employers should fund a new institute to provide leadership in health and safety research, the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) has urged in a report.


Raising the bar for prison safety: a case study

By Belinda Liversedge on 26 June 2019

Sodexo Justice Services was recently awarded the British Safety Council’s five star audit for five of its prisons. Belinda Liversedge is granted access behind the bars at HMP Addiewell, an all-male high security prison in Scotland, to find out how they did it.

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Five Star Audit specifications updated for 2019/2020

By James Lewis, head of audit and consultancy at the British Safety Council on 02 July 2019

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Digital solutions can hold the key to compliance

By Colin Yates, WorkMobile on 05 July 2019

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Get outdoor workers UV-protected this summer

By Chris Brooks, SC Johnson Professional on 17 July 2019

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GTR fined £1m for Gatwick Express window fatality

By Belinda Liversedge on 17 July 2019

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) has today, 17 July, been fined £1 million after a passenger died when he opened a window marked ‘press and pull down to open’ and struck his head against a steel gantry.

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Common tragedy

By Mike Robinson, Chief executive British Safety Council on 17 June 2019

There seems to be something hard-wired in all of us that we look after what we own.

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Post Grenfell where are the changes?

By David Parr, British Safety Council on 04 July 2019

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Truth and honesty as the base for safe working

By Lawrence Waterman OBE on 01 July 2019

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Guilty firms feel the impact of heavier fines

By Helen Devery, BLM on 10 June 2019

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Redefining workplace wellbeing – Part II

By Anna Ryland, British Safety Council on 27 May 2019

Some of Britain’s most eminent thought leaders and campaigners took part in the British Safety Council’s roundtable debate on workplace wellbeing held in March. They examined and challenged wellbeing concepts and practices.

To HAV and to hold: managing hand arm vibration

By Jacqui McLaughlin on 19 February 2015

Handle with care: disposing of hazardous waste

By Emma Gilroy on 05 March 2015


A safer conversation: flexible working

By Iris Cepero on 13 March 2015