Week commencing 15th July – In the News

Train company fined £1m after passenger death In the biggest Health and Safety story of the week, Govia Thameslink have been fined £1m after a passenger was killed on the Gatwick Express in August 2016. The victim leant out of a train window and was struck by a trackside steel gantry. An extensive HSE investigation […]

Week commencing 1st July – In the News

WA Management unveils new ‘Hazard of the Month’ This week, WA Management unveiled its latest ‘Hazard of the Month’ for July: Dust. Each month, we take a scrutinising look at overlooked, misunderstood or topical areas of the Health and Safety sector. Through research blogs and targeted posts, the Hazard of the Month looks to illuminate […]

Week commencing 10th June – In the News

WA Management continues to offer unbeatable online training Since the end of May, WA Management has been providing affordable, accessible and effective online training for your health and safety needs. Ranging from asbestos management to anti-bribery practices, our online courses are tailor-made to provide clarification and understanding. Better still, the RoSPA-accredited courses are all available […]

Week commencing 27th May – In the News

Plastering contractor fined after fall       On Monday, we reported on a fine issued by the HSE to a Cambridge-based plastering contractor after an employee was injured in a fall. The investigation uncovered that there had been insufficient safety measures in place to mitigate the risk of the fall. All throughout May, we have been […]

Week commencing 13th May – In the News

WA Management Online Shop NOW OPEN!        This week, we were enormously excited to announce that our online shop is now live. WA Management is now your one-stop shop for RoSPA-accredited eLearning courses, all available 24/7 with downloadable certificates upon completion. From hazardous substance control to cybersecurity, there is a course for each and every […]

Week commencing 15th April – In the News

Suspected faulty wiring leads to Notre Dame Fire          As we are certain you are already aware of, this week sadly saw an enormous fire reduce part of the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral to rubble. Whilst much of the original stonework and relics were safeguarded, the Spire and portions of the roof collapsed. Investigators were permitted […]

Week commencing 18th March 2019 – In the News

Three confirmed dead in Northern Ireland crush Tragically, on Monday we reported that three people, all under the age of 17, had died whilst attending a St Patrick’s Day disco in Cookstown, Northern Ireland. The absence, it seems, of strategies for crowd safety resulted in too many people attempting to enter the premises. The local […]

Week commencing 11th February – In the News

Government reveals new standards symbol for ‘No-Deal’ Brexit eventuality As the political furore surrounding Brexit continues to occupy much of current news, preparations in the Health and Safety sector have been laid down. In the eventuality of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, the government has outlined a new symbol to indicate and uphold safety standards on machinery […]

Week Commencing 17th December 2018 – In the News

RoSPA leaders outline strategies to embed safety culture into organisations Earlier this week, RoSPA Occupational Health Policy Advisor Dr Karen McDonnell spoke to SHPOnline outline strategies to ‘embed’ a safety-conscious culture into an organisation. DrMcDonnell emphasised the pivotal role of communication in helping all employees to understand the importance of Health and Safety. Irrespective of […]

Week commencing 8th October – In the News

SHP Online speaks to Thames Water on their Legislation newsletter This week, SHPOnline released a fantastic article shedding light on how successful Health and Safety initiatives needn’t be complicated or costly. For example, Thames Water’s Legislation and Legal Newsletter involves workers from across the entire company; simplifying jargon in the process. The article exemplifies how […]