health and safety

Hot spots: fire hazards multiply to threaten construction sites

Hunter Seymour addresses the growing number of fire hazards on construction sites due to new and developing risks. Read More

IFSEC Global Podcast: Episode 9 – Working towards gender equality in security, fire and safety

Join us for episode 9 of the IFSEC Global podcast, centring on a discussion about gender equality in the security, fire & safety sectors. Read More

Tenants left at “risk of serious detriment” because of fire safety failings in South London

Greenwich council in south London left its tenants at serious risk because of fire safety failings, the Regulator of Social Housing has said. Read More

Manufacturing company fined after worker falls from ladder whilst installing security camera

A manufacturer has been prosecuted after a worker installing a security camera sustained multiple fractures after falling from a ladder. Read More

Safety & Heath Expo announces 2022 seminar programme and headline speakers

Safety & Health Expo, which co-locates with IFSEC and FIREX International at London’s ExCeL from 17-19 May, returns with a packed agenda. Read More

Construction company fined after HSE uncovers multiple safety breaches

A construction company has been fined after an unanticipated HSE inspection found poor welfare standards and dangerous electrical systems. Read More

Grenfell Inquiry: Government “hid” fire safety risks to buildings

Consecutive governments have been accused of “deliberately covering up” the dangers posed to combustible materials before the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More

Glasgow Science Centre invests in Hanwha Techwin video surveillance system

The Glasgow Science Centre has invested in a new video surveillance system from Hanwha Techwin to help ensure a safer environment. Read More

People with disabilities ‘at risk’ due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation process, warns Evac+Chair

Safety experts warn that people with disabilities are 'at risk' due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation processs. Read More

“The safety measures we implemented at the start of the pandemic for our engineers have continued today”: Ambush Security on its pandemic response

IFSEC Global speaks to Ambush Security to understand how an installation company responded to the COVID pandemic. Read More

Fire competency – A guide for safety practitioners

Exploring fire competency and what those responsible for health and safety within a building need to know. Read More

How video analytics is improving operations and safety in logistics and manufacturing

Exploring how AI and video analytics in surveillance cameras are being used to improve manufacturing and logistics processes. Read More

SHP launches April legislation update covering the latest in fire safety, mental health and COVID legislation

SHP’s April 2021 Health & Safety legislation eBook covers the latest progress on the Fire Safety Bill, Building Safety Bill and more. Read More

Bristol pub fined £132k for breaching fire safety rules

A microbrewery in Bristol has been convicted after breaching health and safety regulations which led to a fire in 2018. Read More

‘Healthy buildings’ are now a priority. So, what role will security systems play?

We discuss why ‘healthy buildings’ are set to become the priority for facilities and building management staff. Read More

Returning to the workplace: How access control plays a vital role in a safe and secure return strategy

Find out how access control can play a vital role in providing a safety-first approach in a return-to-work strategy for businesses. Read More


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