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We’ve talked in the past about death by PowerPoint; those turgid, joyless presentations where the speaker can hardly keep their own eyes open, let alone the audiences. Thankfully, more and more employers are using innovative techniques to motivate staff about the importance of health safety both inside and outside of the workplace. Shad Pic 2

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Driving is the most dangerous work activity that most people do. More people are killed or injured in at-work road accidents than in all other workplace accidents put together. Fleet safety is something that can’t be ignored.

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Earlier this year, we discussed the reasons for launching the Brighter Beginnings Appeal. The bottom line is that too many children are still being killed in accidents – in fact, on averaBB logo-02ge two children die every week in an accident at home, while thousands more end up in A&E. With that in mind, the Brighter Beginnings Appeal aims to distribute free Parent Packs to new parents around the country, starting with those who need them the most…

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It’s hard to believe, but accidents are still the biggest killer of children and young people in the UK. In fact, on average two children die every week in an accident at home. Yet they don’t havenewborn-baby-990691_960_720 to happen. In this post, we explore RoSPA’s brand new charity appeal, designed to put a stop to the misery accidents cause to families… as well as explaining how you and your organisation can get involved!
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The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards are truly all inclusive with entries from organisations of all sizes and from a wide spectrum of industries from the oil and gas industry right through to local authorities and education establishments. One such organisatiorospa-2016-stage-logo-round-v1n is the Edinburgh Napier University, which is one of the largest universities in Scotland, supporting 18,000 students.

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A while ago, we wrote a blog that covered off the important issue of ‘What is a Risk assessmencautiont?’, now we’re going to take that a step further and look at the process of carrying out risk assessments. The importance of risk assessment training cannot be overstated, it is a fundamental aspect of a strong health and safety system. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be complicated, so we’ve broken it down into a few simple steps.

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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 themegaphone2m to spread their wings, develop themselves and find work that they enjoy and find fulfilling.  However, as they have grown it has become more difficult to protect them, all you can really do is provide advice and support as they meet the challenges of working for a living.

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