Features are carefully selected from across the website and magazine, these articles are contributed by a wide range of authors from across the sectors covered by Health and Safety Matters, as well as the editorial team. Addressing the latest topics in terms of technological developments, legislation and industry issues
In recent years headlines claiming that sitting is the new smoking have caused alarm among desk based workers especially in light of suggestions that regular exercise is not enough to undo sitting's ills. Georgina Bisby reports
The Health & Safety Event is returning to the NEC Birmingham from the 10-12 April 2018 offering an essential insight into the latest trends and developments affecting the UK health and safety sector, including the challenges associated with a rapidly changing world of work and risk
Employees who regularly work outdoors will usually face additional risks compared to those who work indoors, whether from uneven ground and physical hazards or from adverse weather conditions. As employers, it is possible to put a variety of measures in place to reduce the risk of accidents – but it is impossible to prevent them entirely.
Technology is always evolving and developing as we discover new and more efficient ways to complete day-to-day tasks. This applies to both our private lives and increasingly our working lives. Billy O’Brien, director of customer success at Effective Software, looks at three key software trends for those working in the health and safety sector to watch for in the near future