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Prosecution for work-related stress 'just matter of time', UK law event hears

By Belinda Liversedge on 01 January 2020

HSE could be building up to take legal action against a UK organisation for failing to manage work-related stress, according to a UK government advisor on mental ill-health.

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UK set to miss environmental targets in 2020 and beyond

By Belinda Liversedge on 15 January 2020

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New London electric bus sound could pose dangers, warns Unite

By Belinda Liversedge on 07 January 2020

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Number of UK sick days rose fractionally last year

By Belinda Liversedge on 11 November 2019

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Six pitfalls to avoid in risk assessment

By Suresh Tanwar, Head of audit and consultancy, British Safety Council (India) on 20 January 2020

An effective risk assessment is crucial in identifying significant danger to workers’ health and safety. However, there are some common pitfalls to avoid so the risks are properly identified and correctly managed.

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The hidden productivity gap

By Professor Dame Carol Black and Shaun Subel on 06 January 2020

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How to handle flammable liquids and other dangerous substances

By Andrew Lawrence, Empteezy on 07 January 2020

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The best standing desk mats for 2019

By Belinda Liversedge on 16 December 2019

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Thames Water fined after sewage engulfs workers in tunnel

By Belinda Liversedge on 15 January 2020

Thames Water has been fined £300,000 after three workers were carried along a sewer in a gate collapse at the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.

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Organisations must give enough attention to mental wellbeing at work

By Hemant Sethi, British Safety Council on 29 January 2020

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Responding to a risky world

By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 23 January 2020

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Living with the unpredictable

By Mike Robinson on 27 November 2019

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You can’t be safe if you’re not healthy

By Graham Sharp, Stanley on 07 January 2020

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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.