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 Peter McGettrick, British Safety Council Chairman, with MPs Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Shadow Minister for Mental Health (left) and Wendy Chamberlain, Lib Dem Spokesperson on Work and Pensions (right)

‘WELLBEING SHOULD BE AS IMPORTANT AS H&S’ SAYS BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

At the start of World Wellbeing Week, which takes place from 27 June to 1 July, the Chairman of British Safety Council, Peter McGettrick, has issued a rallying cry to all businesses and employers to...
DRAEGER SAFETY UK CALLS FOR GREATER ADOPTION OF 'DIGITAL SAFETY'

DRAEGER SAFETY UK CALLS FOR GREATER ADOPTION OF 'DIGITAL SAFETY'

Safety and medical technology company Draeger Safety UK, has issued a call for greater adoption of digital and connected safety technologies in light of changes to working styles post-Covid. This...
ARCO PARTNERS WITH ACTION FOR CHILDREN IN GLASGOW

ARCO PARTNERS WITH ACTION FOR CHILDREN IN GLASGOW

Arco, a UK-based safety products and services company, has partnered with children and family charity Action for Children to fund two new roles supporting young people and disabled children living...
HSE LAUNCHES NEW MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN

HSE LAUNCHES NEW MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new campaign, ‘Working Minds’, which examines issues relating to health at work. The campaign aims to help businesses recognise...
INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR 2022

INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS LAUNCHED FOR 2022

The British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards 2022 are now open for applications, with a new category to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who go the extra...
OSH SHARES WORKPLACE STRATEGIES THAT COULD PREVENT SUICIDE

IOSH SHARES WORKPLACE STRATEGIES THAT COULD PREVENT SUICIDE

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, on 10 September, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is sharing ways of helping people at risk. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its...
PINGDEMIC CAUSES SPIKE IN UNDUE STRESS CONDITIONS

PINGDEMIC CAUSES SPIKE IN UNDUE STRESS CONDITIONS

With issues around the 'pingdemic' growing, in more recent days, people are feeling they are unable to return to work safely and as a result, there has been plenty of push back from employees in...
SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELLBEING LIVE ANNOUNCES REGIONAL EVENTS

SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELLBEING LIVE ANNOUNCES REGIONAL EVENTS

Safety, Health and Wellbeing Live (SHW Live) is set to reconnect regional occupational safety and health communities throughout the UK with the launch of two new exhibitions in 2022. The first...
71% OF SURVEYED WORKERS DO NOT FEEL COMPLETELY SAFE AT WORK

71% OF SURVEYED WORKERS DO NOT FEEL COMPLETELY SAFE AT WORK

Honeywell has released the results of a comprehensive study on workers’ perceptions and feelings on the health and safety of their workplace.  Conducted by Wakefield Research, the...
EMPLOYERS NEED TO OFFER PHYSICAL AND MENTAL SUPPORT FOR LONG COVID

EMPLOYERS NEED TO OFFER SUPPORT FOR LONG COVID

Employers wishing to minimise the impact of Long Covid on both their employees and their organisation, should ensure that their health and wellbeing programmes include holistic and personalised...

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