104, 2018

An Interview with Hygiene & Safety Consultant Chris Hassall

April 1st, 2018|

Chris Hassall, Hygiene & Safety Consultant for uComply Risk Management talks to OSHCR about his journey from pint puller to business owner. Specialising in food hygiene, Chris’ business helps UK catering, leisure and retail companies comply with government legislation.


Chris, can you explain what your role involves?

I run uComply Risk Management; we support businesses – generally […]

103, 2018

5 Warning Signs of Asbestos Poisoning

March 1st, 2018|

Asbestos was officially banned in the UK in 1999, but it still remains a serious risk to our health. As a building material used for insulation, flooring and roofing, asbestos is often present in older buildings and warehouses. If asbestos is exposed and small fibres are inhaled, they can remain in your lungs for a […]

801, 2018

An interview with Managing Director of SBM Safety Solutions, Steven Mellor

January 8th, 2018|

Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner and Managing Director of SBM Safety Solutions, Steven Mellor talks to OSHCR about his 15 years of experience in the health and safety industry. Specialising in noise and vibration, Steve explains his swift career transition from his role in management.

Steve, could you please explain your role?

I’m a chartered safety and […]

1610, 2017

An Interview With Safety Consultant Rob Shore

October 16th, 2017|

OSHCR registered consultant Rob Shore has over 20 years of experience specialising in the health and safety industry. Focusing on helping to reduce work related accidents and injuries, Rob has supported global organisations and helped them to improve their safety performance. Motivated by the ability to prevent workplace accidents and injuries, Director of Safety Coaching […]

1009, 2017

Would You Know How to Use a Defibrillator in an Emergency?

September 10th, 2017|

Approximately 30,000 people suffer from cardiac arrests at home or in public places, in the UK each year, not counting cardiac arrests that happen in UK hospitals on a daily basis. This figure equates to around 82 cardiac arrests taking place every single day. This shocking statistic has led to an increase in the number […]

808, 2017

An Interview with Food Safety and Health Practitioner Karen Meadows

August 8th, 2017|

OSHCR registered consultant, Karen Meadows talks to us about her experience as a Food Safety and Health Practitioner in the UK. Karen tells us how she overcomes the challenge of ensuring that UK businesses and business owners are fully compliant with the most up to date UK regulations regarding food hygiene and general health and […]

907, 2017

An Interview with Health and Safety Advisor, Jyssica Murphy

July 9th, 2017|

We spoke to the youngest female OSHCR-registered consultant, Jyssica Murphy, who is a Health and Safety Advisor at Courtley Health and Safety Ltd. Here, she discusses her background in health and safety, the gender split within the industry and the importance of engaging a younger audience – to encourage the next generation into a career […]

906, 2017

An Interview with Health and Safety Consultant, Douglas Cameron

June 9th, 2017|

An Interview with Health and Safety Consultant, Douglas Cameron

We spoke to OSHCR-registered consultant, Douglas Cameron, Head of Safety Services at Law at Work. Here he discusses how he came to work in the health and safety industry, how you can improve working conditions, and the legal risks surrounding the failure to comply with health and […]

2212, 2016

An Interview with Health and Safety Consultant, David Cant

December 22nd, 2016|

In the lead up to the festive season, we spoke to OSHCR-registered consultant, David Cant, of Veritas Consulting. Here he tells us how he became a Health and Safety Consultant, offers advice to those starting out in the industry, and even has a few tips for Father Christmas from a health and safety perspective! To […]

2112, 2016

Health and Work Strategy released by HSE, backed by BSC and BOHS

December 21st, 2016|

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently unveiled a new Health and Work Strategy, with the goal of tackling workplace-related illnesses such as occupational lung disease, work-related stress and musculoskeletal disorders. The HSE’s main aim of the new Health and Work Strategy is to “work in partnership with employers, employees and the wider health and […]