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 […]

African Exam Locations – NEBOSH Health & Safety Training

Exam Locations in Africa As NEBOSH qualifications have continued to grow in popularity across the whole of Africa, over recent years SHEilds Ltd have continued to introduce more and more examination venues to cater for the ever-increasing number of students located throughout the continent. We also operate a SHEilds office in South Africa (Johannesburg) to […]

UK Health and Safety Fines

Sentencing Guidelines In February 2016, the Sentencing Council’s Definitive Guideline for Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences (more commonly referred to as the ‘Sentencing Guidelines‘) came into force in England. This gave the courts a clearer remit for sentencing individuals and organisations; fixing UK Health and Safety fines that […]

Eid al-Adha Safety – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog

Eid al-Adha Safety – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog Care with Commonplace Risks As a time of celebration safety may not be the first thing on everyone’s mind during Eid al-Adha this year, however as with any large event it should always be given reasonable consideration. Festivities shouldn’t […]

National Women’s Day South Africa

Empowering and uplifting one another The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure, and beautiful beyond description. So, without further ado SHEilds wishes you a Happy National Women’s Day South Africa – here’s to empowering and uplifting one another! The Scientific Case for Women The scientific case for women and their capabilities is a solid one, […]