If you’ve ever driven a car or ridden a motorcycle on a short-term contract, chances are you’ve participated in the gig economy. In fact, millions of adults in the UK are now participants in the system as drivers and riders, whether they’re aware of it or not. But how can you and other road users... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Back to a healthy future with Napo
By 2030 workers aged over 55 are expected to make up 30% or more of the total workforce in many EU countries*. This creates challenges for employees, employers and businesses. This is mainly because employees are not only working longer because they can, but also longer because they have to. Retirement savings aren’t in-line with... Continue Reading →
Changes to the NEBOSH Certificate syllabus
The NEBOSH National General Certificate and NEBOSH International General Certificate have been revised to include an updated syllabus to teach learners about health and safety in the modern workplace. With the help of over 3,000 leading experts, organisations, learners and learning partners, the new versions offer more learner friendly experience to the delegate, with more... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Putting people back into sustainability
L’Oréal were pleased to host in Paris the 4th Global Summit and Workshop of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS or the Center*). The tagline of the Global Summit was “Putting People back into Sustainability”, which is an important concept as for me, many companies don’t look at people who work for them... Continue Reading →
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