Hot Desking: 7 Tips to stop you getting burnt!

Let’s be honest, most of us pay little attention to the health implications related to the layout of our workstations. As long as our desk appears to be in the right configuration when showing up for work on a Monday morning, we’re happy. As ‘hot desking’ becomes a more common practice, it’s easy to accept... Continue Reading →

Is your journey really necessary?

In October 2004, we teamed up with TV host Noel Edmonds and the Department for Transport, to launch the ‘Meeting without Moving Foundation’. Edmonds, who had long been a big fan of the use of remote communications in his business ventures, called on the meetings industry to recognise that unnecessary travel was costly, irresponsible, undesirable... 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 →

Work placements: Are they your safety blind spot?

According to the HSE, men aged 16–24 face a 40% higher risk of all workplace injury than men aged 45–54. As we’ve discussed in the past, there are many reasons that young workers are statistically more likely to be injured at work than those who have been on the job for years. Less training, lack... Continue Reading →

Happy Together 2: Drivers and Cyclists working in harmony

Part 2: Cyclists As a cyclist it’s easy to feel like you’re being sinned against. You’ve got to get to work by 9, you’ve got an important delivery to make or maybe you just want to get home to your family.  The last thing you want is inconsiderate motorists hindering your progress and potentially causing... Continue Reading →

A health and safety risk assessment for Brexit

Like it or not, Brexit is coming, and many businesses have been planning for a ‘no deal Brexit’. This involves making contingency plans and working out how to tackle possible interruptions. H&S advisers will no doubt have been asked to contribute.

Happy Together? Drivers and Cyclists working in harmony

Throughout 2019, we'll be blogging with quick and easy tips for everyone who drives for work. Helping you and your fleet stay safe on the roads. First up, we've got a two part look at how both cyclists and drivers can share the road safely... Part one: Drivers You encounter them on most of your... Continue Reading →

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

Winter is here, and snow is forecast for much of the country this week.  A common phrase often uttered by meteorologists at the 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... Continue Reading →

New Year… New career! Start 2019 as you mean to go on, with a NEBOSH Diploma

The New Year has arrived and we’re back to work. As New Year’s Eve slides away into distant memory and the detox commences (and ends just as swiftly), it’s important to look to the future - and we’re not just talking about New Year resolutions. In fact, New Year resolutions are notoriously short sighted and... Continue Reading →

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