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 its 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 →

Snow laughing matter – 7 top tips to prepare for your winter drive

Winter is here and a phrase sometimes uttered by meteorologists around this time of year is “only travel if your journey is essential.”  The problem is that ‘essential’ means different things to different people. Could your trip be postponed? Is there another way of getting there? Can a phone call or email solve the problem?... Continue Reading →

‘Accidents don’t have to happen’

The idea that ‘accidents don’t have to happen’ underpins all of our work, none more so than fleet safety. It’s estimated that 95% of road accidents are due to human error. Some of these are due to faulty mechanics, but the overwhelming majority are down to the driver.

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 →

The most dangerous time to drive!

You’d probably be surprised to learn that statistically July and August are the most dangerous times to drive your car and the summer months see the most fatalities and serious injuries on Britain’s roads

Preparing for your transition from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001

There are quite a few changes from OHSAS 18001 which you must prepare for in order to migrate and comply with ISO 45001. RoSPA’s Principal Consultant Bernard Cerrino, has many years’ experience in helping organisations successfully implement safety management systems, he has put together a list of key changes when preparing for the transition, which... Continue Reading →

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