• In honour of the 50th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1974, we present a series of candid conversations with senior health and safety professionals. Hear their stories, learn from their experiences and gain valuable insights as we explore the world of health and safety.

    Our featured professionals share first hand accounts of pivotal moments, significant challenges, and successes that have shaped their careers In health and safety. Their reflections offer unique perspectives on the progress made and the ongoing commitment to ensuring safe and healthy workplaces for all. Join us as we celebrate their contributions and look forward to the future of workplace safety.

    We've got to change the mindset, we've got to move forwards

    Join us as we sit down with Richard Heath, Health, Safety and Environment Officer at the Cast Metals Federation which is the UK trade association for the cast metals industry. He also acts as the administrator for the Safety & Health in Foundries Targets Initiative (SHIFT), which is designed and managed by the UK foundry industry for the UK foundry industry.

    In this video, Richard walks us through his journey into health and safety, challenges he's faced along the way and how procedures and standards have changed not only in the cast metals industry, but across the board. 


    Find out about the Cast Metals Federation and The Safety & Health in Foundries Targets Initiative (SHIFT) here.

    Honouring the legacy: Our anniversary activities

    To celebrate the act, we will be publishing a number of articles and video interviews with influential health and safety professionals exploring the past, present and future of the HSWA and health and safety management more broadly. Find out more here.

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