Stress Awareness Month 2017 – Seven Pointers for Mental Health

Stress – Sensitivity and Support Well-being has evolved into a field of considerable prominence in recent years. Recognition of how mental issues, including stress, can impact physical health has led to a push for a more conscientious management, emphasising awareness, sensitivity and support. As Stress Awareness Month 2017 underlines, one of the most commonplace of […]

Stress Awareness Month – Seven Pointers for Mental Health

Stress – Sensitivity and Support Well-being has evolved into a field of considerable prominence in recent years. Recognition of how mental issues, including stress, can impact physical health has led to a push for a more conscientious management, emphasising awareness, sensitivity and support. As Stress Awareness Month underlines, one of the most commonplace of these issues […]

World Health Day 2018 – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog

Universal Health Coverage for Everyone, Everywhere 2018’s World Health Day is tackling a far broader and more ambitious theme than previous years’, while also possessing a universal pertinence to everyone on the planet. Whereas previous Health Days have zeroed in on specific well-being issues such as diabetes and depression, this time around the scope is […]

What Is It? Why Do It?

Creating a safety moment—also called a safety minute, safety brief, or safety chat—on a regular basis is an important element of a comprehensive workplace safety plan. This is a way to reinforce that health and safety are the top priority in your workplace and develop a strong safety culture. As you know, having a strong […]

Easter Weekend 2018 – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog

Top Tips for a Healthy Weekend (and Beyond) As covered last year, the origins of Easter are more complex than many give credit for; it will inevitably mean different things for different people. However, cutting to the chase, for many of you Easter will mean egg hunts, chocolate and a cheeky drink or two for […]

Industrial Safety in the UK: A Civic Duty?

In places like the UK, where the medical system is socialized, industrial safety, or lack thereof, doesn’t just impact the injured party and company, but also society as a whole. Literally everyone pays for poor industrial safety and health management. Keeping employees safe could thus be considered an employer’s civic duty.

Autism Awareness Week – SHEilds Health and Safety Blog

A Hypothetical Account For Autism Awareness Week, rather than pulling up a list of tired bullet points or advice I’d like to share a hypothetical account. Alienation Imagine if you will, feeling an inescapable sense of alienation with the world around you. It feels like something is missing, a certain thing between people when they […]

World Water Day – SHEilds Blog Celebrates

Water Challenges We Face World Water Day this week focuses on the importance of water, drawing attention on the subject and how we can help to provide and use this natural resource. The focus for this year’s event is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we are facing in the […]

How to Prevent Cuts: Key Workplace Safety Training

Addressing how to prevent cuts is a vital part of safety training. Lacerations are one of the most common types of workplace injuries, especially in industrial settings, but also in less hazardous environments like offices. Thankfully, such incidents are largely preventable. Safety training plays an important part.