What is the relationship between ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility) and the involvement of organisations in helping to achieve RoSPA’s vision of ‘Life free from serious accidental injury’? At one level, particularly in relation to ‘labour practices’, it might seem limited to things like having adequate health safety management in place, which is covered... Continue Reading →
Less is more: Proportionate implementation of ISO 45001
To coin a phrase – less is more. While this was originally the motto adopted by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in support of minimalist design, in today’s world it’s more commonly used to refer to something less complex and therefore easier to appreciate. Indeed, while the inner workings of a modern-day car, virtual... Continue Reading →
MORR, MORR, MORR
RoSPA have relaunched their popular Managing Occupational Road Risk reviews (MORR) and now there are 3 levels of service for you to choose from. This means that no matter the size of your fleet, you can find the right MORR package for your business.
Why a Health & Safety Review should be top of your wish list
When you hear the term ‘wish list’, your immediate thought might be the excessive amount of items waiting in your Amazon shopping basket, the countries you’ve been yearning to visit for the last 10 years, or perhaps the endless home improvements needed to make that dream space a reality.
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 →
Are you ready for ISO 45001?
Launching in March 2018, now is the perfect time to review whether your current management system is compliant and decide whether you should adopt the new ISO 45001 standard. We will be hosting a seminar in March, to help you understand the requirements, benefits of the standard and what your next steps should be. What... Continue Reading →
What type of Fleet Risk Audit do we need?
When it comes to minor collisions, a lot of us regard bumps and scrapes as unavoidable. After all, that’s why we pay insurance premiums, right? However, did you know that the estimated average cost of a vehicle repair after being in a crash is £1,200 and the cost of associated actions is conservatively estimated to... Continue Reading →
Reading danger: How poor literacy leads to accidents in the workplace
Literacy is the ability to read, write and understand a particular language. It is the foundation of our education system. Within the workplace there are subject or industry specific literacies such as health literacy, financial literacy, computer literacy and OSH literacy. In this article, which originally appeared in RoSPA’s OS&H Journal, David Magee discusses the... Continue Reading →
A few interesting words about safety audits…
You might think that there are no interesting words associated with safety audits, but this article aims to prove you wrong. It’s packed full of interesting words and facts about the English language, and more importantly it will highlight just how important it is to carry out thorough and effective safety audits. Read on to... Continue Reading →
The hidden costs of collisions: how fleet audits could save you more than money
As most of you will be aware, a Fleet Risk Audit refers to the process of gathering work related road safety information and then acting upon it. While this might sound fairly simple, the difficult part for many organisations is maintaining a record or paper trail of all of the steps taken that demonstrate how... Continue Reading →
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