As 2018 comes to a close, the conversation surrounding mental health and wellbeing across the UK, particularly within construction, has begun to take shape.
The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its multimedia poster competition, ‘Images of wellbeing’, which showcases images of wellbeing at work and in an educational environment.
National Personal Safety Day provides an opportunity to remind us of the risks to lone workers, and the measures that should be taken to protect employees, says the British Safety Council.
There is no doubting that some positive consequences of de-regulation for example have been well received, however it is worrying to note the increase in work-related deaths, says BSC.
Responding to the Budget announcement, the British Safety Council welcomed the Government’s commitment of £2bn annually to support NHS mental health services by 2023-24.
British Safety Council supports the Usdaw campaign for the retention of fair access to legal representation for injured workers
The British Safety Council is pleased that air pollution is being taken seriously by the Government, but we must remember that clean air is also an occupational issue.
British Safety Council supports 2018 European Week for Safety and Health at Work
British Safety Council announces the winners of the 2018 Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour awards
The British Safety Council has consistently advocated that the government must reverse the recent trend of funding cuts for the regulatory bodies and urge the government and particularly the Secretary of State, to treat this matter with the utmost priority.
Today Britain’s first Minister for Mental health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention Mrs Doyle-Price was appointed ready for World Mental Health Day 2018. Mates in Mind welcomes this significant step in prioritising the nation’s mental wellbeing.
The family of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse deserve our help in ensuring another tragedy like this cannot happen, writes Labour MP Andy Slaughter
Today, Lord Jordan will ask a question on implementing the forthcoming National Accident Prevention Strategy. The British Safety Council have released the following statement.
British Safety Council calls on employers to commit themselves to protecting their workers’ mental wellbeing and investing in line managers’ mental health training
10th Annual Conference 2018 – Health and safety in uncertain times
The British Safety Council welcome the announcement from the government to ban the use of all flammable external cladding on high rise buildings.
The interaction between work and mental health is complex and sensitive, and remains a challenge for employers.
Following recent tragic cyclist and pedestrian fatalities, MPA has once again called for a greater public and private sector commitment to vulnerable road user safety.
British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is highlighting the issue of Vulnerable Road User (VRU) Safety at Hillhead 2018 in a drive to address recent data which indicates that the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists sharing road space with other vehicles is still very much an issue for the industry.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious and fatal problem – but it's one that is almost entirely preventable. A change in law could consign this silent killer to history, writes Eddie Hughes
Mates in Mind has won the prestigious Mowlem Award from B&CE’s Charitable Trust in recognition of its contribution to improving mental health and wellbeing in the construction industry, through its training, awareness raising and educational efforts. The Award, now in its fourth year, is granted to organisations that make a real difference to training and promotion of health and safety in the construction industry.
British Safety Council has just launched a multimedia poster competition focussed on wellbeing in the workplace and college. Images of wellbeing is looking for people with an interest in art and design to get involved. But what has art got to do with wellbeing?
On 14 June 2017, a fire at Grenfell Tower in London took the lives of 71 people and robbed hundreds of others of their homes and possessions. Its impact was felt across the world and the government committed to urgent action to ensure that such a tragedy won’t happen again.