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…
Our latest guest blog is from Roisin Kelly CMIOSH. Roisin is HSEQ Manager for Balfour Beatty CLG and in this post she looks at a simple approach which can get the best out of employees... Many years ago, I had an overbearing colleague who would continuously update the team on how much time was left... Continue Reading →
Melissa Fazackerley, the current SHEQ Manager of Longworth Building Services Ltd, has held a succession of health and safety roles, and has recently been included among Health and Safety at Work magazine’s listing of 40 under 40 achievers – an outstanding achievement. Throughout her impressive career, there is one thing that Melissa has continually attained for each of her employers; a RoSPA Health & Safety Award.In fact, for the past 10 years, Melissa has been involved in the RoSPA Awards, encouraging her employers to enter year after year.
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 →
Following their successful involvement in the LOcHER Project over the last three years, Preston’s College has decided to take the plunge and enter into the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2019. In this short post, their Estates, Health & Safety Manager, David Foy, describes the experience… “Following a discussion with Karen McDonnell (Head of Occupational... Continue Reading →
With organisations of all sizes and sectors applying for the awards, it’s important to select the best category to suit your organisation. Perhaps you’re a current winner and want to challenge your organisation to achieve a competitive sector award or trophy, or if you’re brand new to the scheme, it’s important to choose the right award for you. So we asked Awards Ambassador John Johnston Health, Safety and Radiation Advisor at TechnipFMC, to share some advice on the awards process, and how to pick that all important category.
This year marks the 14th consecutive year that NEBOSH will headline sponsor the RoSPA Awards. We caught up with Dee Arp, Director of Technical Standards at NEBOSH to find out more about their involvement over the past fourteen years.
As the UK's oldest and most established safety experts, it's hardly surprising that our tailored consultancy service is considered the best in the industry. Following extensive preparations, research and deliberation, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded Best Health and Safety Consultancy 2018 in the 2018 Midlands Enterprise Awards, hosted by SME News. Under the... Continue Reading →
For over 60 years here at RoSPA, we’ve been rewarding the health and safety excellence of organisations of all sizes from across the globe (24 countries to be precise). The Awards celebrations climax with the prestigious RoSPA Awards Gala Dinners, four glittering nights entertaining over 3,500 including some of the most important people from across the industry. This year we’re opening the doors to non-award entrants! Not sure if this event’s for you? Here’s just a few reasons to join in the celebrations!