Where will NEBOSH take you?

Most of us can probably recall a time when life seemed a tad overwhelming. Those early morning jitters before taking a GCSE exam (O-Level for those who go a little further back). The feeling of utter dread before stepping into a job interview. Or perhaps the moment long awaited to recite the eternal words ‘I do’. Whether it’s an... Continue Reading →

#OSHtober is coming…

It's almost that time of the year again, time for RoSPA's annual #OSHtober campaign. Each year we focus on a specific topic which highlights the devastating impacts that workplace accidents and ill health have. This year #OSHtober will raise awareness of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and the effects poor manual handling practice has on the... Continue Reading →

Training in a nutshell – Abrasive Wheel Safety

Accident statistics indicate that nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels occur because of an unsafe system of work or operator error. Our latest Training in a Nutshell guide looks at our Abrasive Wheel Safety course, which aims to reduce those accidents and injuries.   Abrasive Wheel Safety In a tweet: “A one-day course... Continue Reading →

3 things you need to know about IOSH

No matter what your role in health and safety, the chances are you’ll have heard of IOSH – the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Based in the UK, but with members around the globe, IOSH is not just the biggest health and safety membership organisation in the world, but also the only Chartered body... Continue Reading →

Protecting our fledgling workforce

The spring months traditionally bring new life, as fledglings prepare to leave the nest and make their way in the world. As a parent of a 21 and 23 year old I have encouraged them to spread their wings, develop themselves and find work that they enjoy and find fulfilling.  However, as they have grown... Continue Reading →

5 Top Tips for NEBOSH Practical success

You’ve completed units A-C of the NEBOSH Diploma, now it’s time to put that knowledge into practice and complete a practical report. This is your guide on how to get the most out of unit D of the NEBOSH Diploma course. Unit D is your chance to bring together your knowledge and understanding from the... Continue Reading →

Backstage Pass: Behind the scenes with RoSPA’s H&S Manager

As part of our ever popular Backstage Pass series, we speak to people who’ve ‘made it’ in their health and safety careers, asking them to share the secrets of their success and hopefully offer some words of wisdom. This month we’re delighted to talk to Anita Gough. After all, if anybody should be able to... Continue Reading →

A RoSPA Christmas Carol – The Past, Present and Future of Workplace Safety Blog!

For many people, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is the definitive festive story. As you probably know, it tells the tale of a miserly man finding redemption thanks to a series of ghostly visits and journeys into the past and future. With the festive season upon us, we thought we’d offer our own take... Continue Reading →

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