Construction – still the most dangerous profession?

It’s widely accepted that the construction industry is a risky industry to be in, but why is it considered one of the most dangerous when compared to working in other industries like agriculture, deep sea fishing or offshore oil? Firstly, construction regularly comes top of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) table of statistics for... Continue Reading →

The Magic of Mentoring

Head of RoSPA Scotland and OHS Policy Advisor Karen McDonnell discusses her recent performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and how it had strong similarities with her mentoring work…

Get ahead – become a motorcycle instructor

The riding training market can be a tricky one to stand out in. There are lots of options and it can be tough to choose the right one. RoSPA's Diploma in Motorcycle Instructor Training really stands out from the crowd.  It enables you to apply to join the voluntary Enhanced Rider Scheme, entitling you to... Continue Reading →

Taylor-made driver training

In our latest blog post, RoSPA CEO Errol Taylor reflects on taking his advanced driving test. What a huge sense of relief! After a few weeks of re-reading the Highway Code and trying to unlearn various bad habits, it was wonderful to hear the examiner pronounce “that was a gold grade drive” and to realise... Continue Reading →

Can you do IOSH online?

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to IOSH qualifications is can you do IOSH online? There are in fact two main ways to take an IOSH Course: as an open-course which is class-room based or online. Both options offer prospective delegates a great way of learning but are distinctly different from... Continue Reading →

Engage for positive change

Our latest guest blog is from Roisin Kelly CMIOSH.  Roisin is HSEQ Manager for Balfour Beatty CLG and in this post she looks at a simple approach which can get the best out of employees... Many years ago, I had an overbearing colleague who would continuously update the team on how much time was left... Continue Reading →

Which NEBOSH course is right for you?

If you’ve decided a career in health and safety is right for you – then a NEBOSH qualification is likely to be your next step, but which one is right for you? To help shed some light on that question we’ve explored the different levels of NEBOSH training available and what each one has to... Continue Reading →

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