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Why workplace safety is important


EVERY COMPANY must provide proper workplace safety to its employees. With proper workplace safety, the desire of the employees to work increases significantly and overall efficiently is likely to improve. James Hughes looks at the top seven reasons why it is so important.

HSM Editor

Foreword - April 2019


WELCOME TO the April issue of HSM magazine where our focus is on head protection, footwear, training, transport and fire safety.

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Empowering employers to take action on mental health


Chief executive of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Simon Blake OBE, discusses the latest employer guidance on taking action on mental health as one of the UK’s biggest workplace wellbeing events gets underway.

HSM Guest Blog

Eye wear – the importance of aesthetics


AESTHETICS OF eye wear is becoming increasingly important, says Jim Lythgow, director of strategic alliances at Specsavers Corporate Eyecare.

Catherine Hackett

Building a safer future 


Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of building regulations set up in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster has proposed a new standards regulator as the centrepiece of a reformed building safety system that will increase the priority of safety in buildings.

SafeStart a division of Electrolab Ltd

Tackling health and safety: are we complacent?


Larry Wilson is vice president of SafeStart, an advanced safety awareness training programme

Catherine Hackett

On the mind


Awareness is growing about the importance of health and wellbeing in the workplace.

HSM Editor

Carillion's health and the industry's safety


What does the collapse of construction giant Carillion mean for Health and Safety?

Catherine Hackett

Winds of change


Since I stepped into the role of editor at the end of last year, a lot has been happening in the UK health and safety arena that will have a significant impact going forward. 


Winter Hazards – How to keep safe in the colder months


Winter is filled with stress and rushed last minute jobs that need doing. It’s also the time of year where sloppy work is the least forgiving. Katharina Busch explains on behalf of Arinite.