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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...
‘OVER 80% OF BUSINESSES MAY BE PUTTING EMPLOYEES AT RISK OF LUNG DAMAGE UNKNOWINGLY’, WARNS ARCO PROFESSIONAL SAFETY SERVICES

‘OVER 80% OF BUSINESSES MAY BE PUTTING EMPLOYEES AT RISK OF LUNG DAMAGE UNKNOWINGLY’, WARNS ARCO

To mark Love Your Lungs Week (21 – 27 June 2022), Arco Professional Safety Service’s Respiratory Manager, Kevin Williams, urges businesses to better understand Respiratory Protective...
PEOPLESAFE ALERT: COMMUNICATING IN A CRISIS A KEY PART OF  NEW PROTECT DUTY LEGISLATION

PEOPLESAFE ALERT: COMMUNICATING IN A CRISIS A KEY PART OF NEW PROTECT DUTY LEGISLATION

Technology-led employee safety specialist, Peoplesafe launched a new mass notification tool designed for instant communication with employees in a crisis in late 2021. This will help many key...
HAIX LAUNCHES THE FIRE EAGLE 2.0 AT INTERSCHUTZ

HAIX LAUNCHES THE FIRE EAGLE 2.0 AT INTERSCHUTZ

Global footwear specialist, HAIX presents the world’s fastest firefighter boot at INTERSCHUTZ, Hannover, this week. The new FIRE EAGLE 2.0 features an updated design and a new, innovative...
ECOONLINE ACQUIRES LONE WORKER PROTECTION SPECIALIST STAYSAFE

ECOONLINE ACQUIRES STAYSAFE

Digital health and safety specialist EcoOnline has acquired StaySafe, a leading provider of cloud-based monitoring solutions that ensures workers in remote or risky environments have...
THE ENVIRONMENT ACT AIR QUALITY TARGETS 2022: HOW CAN INDUSTRY PREPARE?

THE ENVIRONMENT ACT AIR QUALITY TARGETS 2022: HOW CAN INDUSTRY PREPARE?

As Clean Air Day draws widespread attention to tackling air pollution, industry expert Tim Turney from Casella, a leading manufacturer of air monitoring equipment, shares insights on reducing site...
SafetyCulture survey finds frontline workers feel management out of touch

FRONTLINE WORKERS SAY MANAGEMENT FEELS “OUT OF TOUCH”

A new survey has revealed a widening divide between frontline workers and their HQ counterparts. More than one in three (40%) of frontline workers said management is “out of touch” with...
BLACKLINE SAFETY TRADE-IN PROGRAMME TO ARM FIRST RESPONDERS WITH NEXT-GENERATION SAFETY EQUIPMENT

BLACKLINE SAFETY ANNOUNCES TRADE-IN PROGRAMME TO ARM FIRST RESPONDERS WITH NEXT-GENERATION SAFETY EQUIPMENT

When an organisation’s job is to respond to fires, explosions or any other disaster that may come along, ensuring their first responders are protected is paramount. That’s why ...
FORMER COMPANY DIRECTORS SENTENCED ASBESTOS EXPOSURE INCIDENT

FORMER COMPANY DIRECTORS SENTENCED ASBESTOS EXPOSURE INCIDENT

Two former company directors have been sentenced and fined after a refurbishment project at a former department store was found to have disturbed asbestos containing materials (ACMs) while...
SKIPASUND FOUNDATION DONATES VITAL PPE TO FRONTLINE WORKERS IN UKRAINE

SKIPASUND FOUNDATION DONATES VITAL PPE TO UKRAINE

Manchester-based charity The Skipasund Foundation has donated more than £1m of PPE to support international aid efforts in Ukraine following its invasion by Russia.  More than 220,000...

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