With almost 2000 RoSPA Awards entrants and even with the extra day available in 2020, bringing the best out in this global network needed extra pairs of hands
‘Blue Monday’ may not be supported by hard evidence, but depression and other mental health issues are a real concern in the workplace.
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 →
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 →
Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace is a truly global challenge. From low back pain to sore joints, MSDs are a considerable cost to the NHS and a drain on the public health system across the world. Prevention is by far the better option when compared to the rehabilitation costs of bringing people back... Continue Reading →
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…
To be writing a blog about heat stress during January might seem strange to some, but some readers will obviously now be facing the hottest period of the year.
To coin a phrase – less is more. While this was originally the motto adopted by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in support of minimalist design, in today’s world it’s more commonly used to refer to something less complex and therefore easier to appreciate. Indeed, while the inner workings of a modern-day car, virtual... Continue Reading →
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards have become a key fixture in the health and safety calendar, and winning an award is a fantastic way to demonstrate a commitment to health and safety excellence and continued progression and success year on year. But did you know that all RoSPA Winners are offered the chance to join the Awards Excellence Forum? For those of you unfamiliar with the forum…..