Blogs by worldsteel experts and occasionally by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to your comments.

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Blog: A new approach to safety and health in the steel industry

Today worldsteel has launched its new publication: Safety and health culture and leadership fundamentals.

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28 April 2022

Blog: Steel Safety Day 2022 – Working at heights

Today is Steel Safety Day, an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to safety and health. In this blog, worldsteel Head of Safety and Health Carlos Martinez discusses why we should prioritise working at heights safely.

2 December 2021

Blog: The need for an evolution in safety and health

worldsteel and our members are actively working to enhance and evolve current culture and leadership practices in our industry. Find out more in our blog post on the subject.

28 April 2021

Blog: Preventing serious incidents resulting from moving machinery

Today is Steel Safety Day. Steel Safety Day was set up to reinforce awareness of the five most common causes of safety incidents. This year we are focusing on preventing incidents resulting from moving machinery.

11 October 2020

Blog: Steel Safety Day and the COVID-19 pandemic

Rightly managing COVID-19 has been getting a lot of attention in all our mills, but we need to remind ourselves constantly that all the 'conventional' safety and health risks are still there.

26 March 2020

Blog: Steel Safety Day 2020 postponed

worldsteel has rescheduled Steel Safety Day from April to October 2020 to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at steel-producing sites. Read more on our blog.

24 October 2019

Safety leadership - A critical differentiator

worldsteel Safety, Health and Environment Director Andrew Purvis describes the characteristics of a good safety leader and the critical issues surrounding the role.

28 March 2019

Blog – Steel Safety Day 2019: Why Process Safety Management matters

With a month to go until Steel Safety Day, worldsteel Safety, Health and Environment Director Andrew Purvis explains why Process Safety Management should be taken seriously.

23 October 2018

Blog: Driving safety performance to the next level

worldsteel Safety, Health and Environment Director Andrew Purvis puts forward two focus areas to consider to drive safety performance to the next level.