Driven to distraction

Driving requires your full concentration all of the time. Trying to do something else while driving will distract you, slow your reactions and make a crash more likely. So what are the main distractions we encounter when behind the wheel and how can you steer clear of them…   Mobile Phones Using a handheld or... Continue Reading →

#OSHtober: Get a load of this

It is illegal and dangerous to drive a vehicle that is overloaded or has an insecure load.As the driver, you are responsible for ensuring that any load you carry is legal and safe, even if it was loaded by another person. Make sure the vehicle is not overloaded (check the handbook for the maximum weight).... Continue Reading →

Building blocks of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate

Remember playing with brightly coloured, interlocking plastic bricks? The hours spent piecing together intricate sets, vehicles, buildings, entire cities? The possibilities for playing, building and creating were truly endless. For most, this has moved beyond childhood playtime and in particular, become a rewarding career path for professionals within the construction industry. Whilst the recession may... Continue Reading →

Fourteen years a RoSPA sponsor

This year marks the 14th consecutive year that NEBOSH will headline sponsor the RoSPA Awards. We caught up with Dee Arp, Director of Technical Standards at NEBOSH to find out more about their involvement over the past fourteen years.

Top 10 tips to stay within the speed limit

Our #OSHtober inforgraphic contains 10 top tips on how to ensure you stay within the speed limit.   Throughout #OSHtober we will be providing you with tips and advice on how to ensure you drive safely for work. You can also keep up to date with all the latest safety news by signing up to... Continue Reading →

A National Accident Prevention Strategy for England

Today, RoSPA has published Safe and active at all ages: a national strategy to prevent serious accidental injuries in England. This national accident prevention strategy for England is the culmination of several years of hard work, and the dedication of partners from a whole host of organisations including Public Health England and the Royal College... Continue Reading →

Check it out

Our next #OSHtober Driving for Work blog covers a topic that is essential for ensuring you drive safely, your pre-drive checks… Whether it’s for work or not, the ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the vehicle you are driving is safe and legal falls to you. So here are 9 things you should regularly check before... Continue Reading →

#OSHtober: I can see clearly now

Remember when you were learning to drive and you had to identify number plates on other cars? When was the last time you tried to do it? If you’re a driver, it is vital to have regular eye tests.  As we get older, eyesight can deteriorate.  Aside from being a hazard to both yourself and... Continue Reading →

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