What is the relationship between ISO 26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility see https://www.iso.org/iso-26000-social-responsibility.html ) 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... Continue Reading →
Reading and answering work emails accounts for a third of employees' time in the office and a staggering half of their total time when working at home. This, plus endless to-do lists, seemingly pointless meetings and unexpected interruptions can spell doom for an otherwise well planned day. This ultimately inhibits productivity, creativity, and creates a... Continue Reading →
We’ve all been there - standing on the platform while the train gets later and later until finally the departure board flashes a single, ominous word: Cancelled. We all recognise that desperate scramble to make alternate arrangements, calling taxis, sprinting for buses, texting and ringing colleagues to apologise that we’re running late. And you can... Continue Reading →
Sometimes cutting corners for the sake of a few pounds can actually wind up costing you a lot more time and money then you ever could have imagined, especially when it comes to health and safety. More often than not businesses keep revising their goals to increase profitability and as a result, workers start looking... Continue Reading →
There have been some titanic rivalries over the last century, whether it’s on the pitch, through social media or the hubbub of a UK referendum. For most people, their favourite rivalry is likely to be something along the lines of Ali vs Frazier III, Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona or Nadal vs Federer, but for us in the health and safety game it comes down to the NEBOSH diploma vs NVQ Level 5. Two equally worthwhile but very different options - the question is, which one's right for you?
The 2018 RoSPA Scotland Conference in Edinburgh is less than a month away, so if you haven’t booked your place then you’d better get a move on.
Here at RoSPA, we’re proud of being able to give businesses recognition for their driver training courses. Specifically we give them Course Accreditation. They demonstrate that their courses adhere to an accepted standard and we give them accreditation
Tony Reynolds joined the military at the age of 19 years, now employed as a trainer by RoSPA we interviewed him to find out why he decided to begin a career in Health & Safety. What was your role in the forces? I specialised in communications prior to joining, and so joined the Royal... Continue Reading →
Are you part of a fleet? For Captain’s Picard and Kirk, the answer’s a resounding yes. For the rest of us, however, it might not be so clear cut. Unless you drive a lorry for a living, you might not think of yourself as being part of a fleet. But for many of us, driving... Continue Reading →