How does Santa stay safe at Christmas?

Delivering millions of gifts around the world is a complex and difficult task, even for Santa. Consider for a moment the impossibly short time he has to deliver these presents, coupled with the fact he has eight flying reindeer to manage along the way, it’s also a journey filled with many health and safety issues.... Continue Reading →

The silent killer: driver fatigue

Experiencing fatigue at work, home or the road can massively increase your chances of being in a fatal or serious accident. With the darker nights and colder weather upon us, you are more likely to feel tired when going about your daily routine. Fatigue and road accidents Falling asleep at the wheel is a more... Continue Reading →

Meet the Winners: China General Nuclear Europe Enegry

At the close of a successful 2019 RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, 20% of entries received were from international organisations... that's more than ever before! From Mauritius to Hong Kong, our awards community continues to grow year after year. Based at their head office in Shenzhen, China, we spoke to Huang Yuan Zheng, President of China General Nuclear Europe Energy (CGN EE), about their awards journey towards their first RoSPA Health and Safety Award...

Managing the risk of ‘grey fleet’

With the growing trend for online shopping, next-day delivery and the retail/hospitality experience showing no signs of slowing down, businesses frequently need to recruit extra staff to meet increased demand (particularly in the run up to Christmas). A major national newspaper has reported that approximately 250,000 temporary positions will be on offer over the festive... Continue Reading →

Meet the Winners: Go Ape!

Go Ape!, which has 34 activity sites across the UK, was the first-ever recipient of the Go Ape infoprestigious RoSPA Leisure Safety Trophy in 2019, in recognition of its practices and achievements in managing risks at its sites. Sponsored by Sportscover, the Leisure Safety Trophy is part of RoSPA Health and Safety Awards and celebrates organisations that embrace and appropriately manage risks in leisure settings.

Meet the Winners: L’Oréal – Zone Americas

Follwowing L’Oreal sites across the Americas (or L’Oreal Americas) entering the awards in 2019 and we discussed with Dr Jay Harf, Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability, Zone Americas, the reasoning as to why they choose the RoSPA Awards programme.

Let’s talk about human capital

Human capital does not exist as a figure on a balance sheet. Rather, human capital is an intangible asset and represents the economic value of a worker's experience and skills. This includes education, training, intelligence, skills, health, and other things employers value such as loyalty and punctuality. Just like financial capital, human capital can be... Continue Reading →

Meet the Winners: Clarion Response Ltd

In our latest ‘Meet the Winners’ blog post, we spoke to Ian Hutchinson, Health, Safety & Compliance Officer at Clarion Response who achieved a Gold Medal Fleet Award in 2019. Read on to find out why year after year, Clarion continue to enter our prestigious awards….

It’s time to speak up about Musculoskeletal Disorders

Many of my friends, family and work colleagues have had their lives affected by musculoskeletal disorders and after years of campaigning for change I am using my voice to help raise awareness of how easy it is to prevent MSDs and create the right conditions for people to live fulfilling lives at work and at... Continue Reading →

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