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With a recent survey revealing that workplace wellbeing is a priority for staff, it’s time to invest in workspace technology to support the health, safety and wellbeing of workers, says Paul Zuidema, Managing Director EMEA, Ergotron Over the last 18 ...

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BESA’s Crosland named chair of health & safety body

Rebecca Crosland has been elected as the new chair of the Safety and Health Engineering Partnership (SHEP). She is only the second person to take up the role following Christopher Buxton, CEO of the British Fluid Power Association, who has ...

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New IOSH President to focus on people, sustainability and putting the heart into health & safety

Risk management specialist and leader, Louise Hosking has commenced her Presidency with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) following the AGM on 16th November 2021. In the year that lies ahead her focus will be on People, Sustainability and Putting the ...

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A defibrillator was the difference between life and death for Ripon

The day Ripon suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) was like any other day. He had finished work and was on his way home from his Muay Thai class when everything changed. He knew instantly that something was wrong and ...

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SHP Awards 2021 – deadline extended to Friday 5 November

The last two years has seen the role of health and safety at work move into new heights of importance, with many in FM at the forefront of stepping up to the challenge. Whether by instigating more rigorous cleaning regimes, ...

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How your defibrillators could save more lives

Every year in the UK, over 30,000 people suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), but just 1 in 10 survive. As soon as a person goes into cardiac arrest, the clock is against them. Early defibrillation and CPR can more ...

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EMCOR UK first organisation to be certified against BSI’s new psychological health and safety scheme

EMCOR UK has become the first organisation globally to be certified against BSI’s new scheme which is based on the international standard ISO 45003 – the first global standard providing practical guidance on managing psychological health and safety in the ...

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Covid safety remains a concern for shoppers returning to the high street

New research from Mitie has revealed that while restrictions have now lifted, almost three quarters (73 per cent) of Brits are still worried about visiting shops and cafés where there are no Covid-19 measures in place. In addition, more than ...

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Every Second Counts… How quickly can you access a defibrillator to save a life?

In front of millions, the importance of having quick access to a defibrillator was clearly demonstrated in the Euro’s Denmark vs Finland match. Never before has the world been made so aware that anyone can suffer a sudden cardiac arrest; ...

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Sodexo receives RoSPA President’s Award

Sodexo’s corporate services business has received a gold award from RoSPA every year for the last 10 years, entitling the organisation to the RoSPA President’s Award. RoSPA’s health and safety awards are internationally recognised and awarded to organisations demonstrating outstanding ...

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