Secret Santa, mince pies and after work drinks - Christmas has arrived! And yet for some, getting involved in workplace festivities is as unwelcome as the monthly credit card bill. Generally speaking however, employee participation in communal activities can help form the bedrock of positive working relations and help a business thrive. So perhaps putting... Continue Reading →
With Family Safety Week just around the corner (23-27 April), we’ve put together a FREE family-focussed toolbox talk for you to download and deliver to your team
Understanding how driver behaviour impacts on a business is crucial – it can affect reputation, costs, damage to vehicles and the efficiency of a company’s activities.
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 average two children die every week in an accident at home, while thousands more end up in A&E. With that in mind, the Brighter... Continue Reading →
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 have to happen. In this post, we explore RoSPA’s brand new charity appeal, designed to put a stop to... Continue Reading →
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 organisation is the Edinburgh Napier University, which is one of the largest universities in Scotland,... Continue Reading →
A while ago, we wrote a blog that covered off the important issue of ‘What is a Risk assessment?’, 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... Continue Reading →
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 them to spread their wings, develop themselves and find work that they enjoy and find fulfilling. However, as they have grown... Continue Reading →