Don’t put your back into it

With Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) costing the economy £6.6 million through lost working days and 469,000 workers suffering new or longstanding work related MSDs in 2017/18*, it’s safe to say that this is still a major issue facing both employers and employees despite advances in technology, training and awareness. With Manual Handling Training (people and objects)... Continue Reading →

Getting to grips with child car seat safety regulations

With over 50 years’ experience in child car seat safety, Britax Römer offers a digestible overview to child car seat safety regulations:

Getting personal: Staying safe at work and at home

At L'Oréal we have laid the foundations and created a safe and healthy space within which our workers can thrive. Our next step is to ensure that people truly understand the value of why getting safety right is as important to each of them as it is to the 'business'. Making safety personal and encouraging... Continue Reading →

Falling foul of the law

In the second part of RoSPA Fleet Safety Consultant John Greenhough's recent article in Health and Safety at Work, he delves into the law and your responsibilities as a fleet manager... Nottingham County Council was fined £1million, plus costs in excess of £10,000, following a guilty plea of breaching the Health and Safety at Work... Continue Reading →

Rudyard Kipling and Fleet Safety

The below artice is an extract from the latest issue of Health and Safety at Work magazine and is written by RoSPA Fleet Safety Consultant John Greenhough... ‘I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who’ (Rudyard Kipling ‘The... Continue Reading →

Get your business on their bike

The UK has undergone something of a cycling revolution in recent years. The London Olympics and the continued global success of the likes of Laura Kenny, Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas has encouraged more and more of us to get on two wheels. This trend is likely to increase as more cities introduce Clean Air... Continue Reading →

Isn’t it time to shift from fatigue to sleep management?

In this special guest post, EHS Advisor at Siemens Cedric Auge explores the often overlooked topic of fatigue and how best to manage it... When joining Siemens UK in October 2017, I was made aware that fatigue was a primary concern of my department. I therefore chose this topic for my Masters degree in Safety... Continue Reading →

Seven Steps to Safety Success

If you’ve never registered for the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, then it really is about time you changed that! The RoSPA Awards are a fantastic way to recognise your business’s safety success, give your team a morale boost and win new clients. If you have registered before then you’ll know the importance of getting... 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 →

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