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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
To be writing a blog about heat stress during January might seem strange to some, but some readers will obviously now be facing the hottest period of the year.
It seems Britain is rarely prepared for the arrival of bad weather. As a consequence, we often face the predictable onslaught of transport disruption, school closures, system failures and stranded communities. More often than not working during the coldest months can sometimes feel like survival of the fittest, and the risks are tenfold for employees who... Continue Reading →