I want to study NEBOSH

And how much will it cost me? “I Want to Study NEBOSH But Where Do I Start?” is a question SHEilds often receives, usually accompanied by “and how much will it cost me?” Many people want to study for a NEBOSH course in order to gain a valuable qualification that can improve their resumes and […]

Living with a Gorilla –

An Account of Managing Disability For this blog, I would like to share an account of managing disability. Over the last 2 – 3 years, my life has changed dramatically due to rheumatoid arthritis. Aside from the pain and discomfort, I have experienced a whole new perspective on the world as a wheelchair user. On […]

Safety Tips for Warehouse Employees: Eye on Millennials

Sharing safety tips for warehouse employees is an important component to any warehouse safety program. But to make your messaging effective, it’s important to consider the demographic you’re targeting. Safety education works best if it’s tailored to your intended audience. One important sector to focus on is millennials.

Fire Doors and Fire Exit Doors –

Fire Door Standards and Legislative Requirements Contrary to what some might believe, there is a difference between fire doors and fire exit doors. Fire doors are inside buildings (residential and commercial) and are internal doors that need to be kept closed in order to stop the spread of fire between different areas of a building. […]

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2018 – Asbestos we meet again

Asbestos we meet again If you’ll excuse an odd momentary detour, I’d like to outline an analogy for the situation I find myself facing here. As an avid comic book fan, I love the fantastical nature of the DC and Marvel properties. Batman, Spiderman, X-men, The Avengers; they all have a place in my past […]

Migraine Awareness Week – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog

Migraines in the Workplace It starts with a tiny sun spot in the centre of my vision. I’m reading, and I suddenly realise I can’t quite focus my eyes, as though I’ve got the afterimage of a camera flash or sun glare right where I’m trying to look. Closing my eyes, I wait for it […]

How to Use a Scalpel Safely in Labs and Manufacturing

Teaching and enforcing protocols about how to use a scalpel safely are top concerns wherever these tools are used. This is because scalpels are known for being extremely sharp and dangerous. That makes sense; they’re most often considered surgical tools. In this application, they’re made to smoothly cut through skin, muscle, and connective tissue. Lacerations […]