Warren Buffett, who was recently named as the fourth wealthiest individual in the world, once said: “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.” This is good advice that can be applied to many aspects of life, but it’s... Continue Reading →
‘Blue Monday’ may not be supported by hard evidence, but depression and other mental health issues are a real concern in the workplace.
To win a RoSPA Health and Safety Award is by no means an easy feat. Last year alone, we received close to 2,000 entries from across the globe. To achieve one gold achievement award is a fantastic accolade for your organisation... however, to continue that winning streak year after year is outstanding. In 2019, Nottingham based... Continue Reading →
Delivering millions of gifts around the world is a complex and difficult task, even for Santa. Consider for a moment the impossibly short time he has to deliver these presents, coupled with the fact he has eight flying reindeer to manage along the way, it’s also a journey filled with many health and safety issues.... Continue Reading →
Experiencing fatigue at work, home or the road can massively increase your chances of being in a fatal or serious accident. With the darker nights and colder weather upon us, you are more likely to feel tired when going about your daily routine. Fatigue and road accidents Falling asleep at the wheel is a more... Continue Reading →
At the close of a successful 2019 RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, 20% of entries received were from international organisations... that's more than ever before! From Mauritius to Hong Kong, our awards community continues to grow year after year. Based at their head office in Shenzhen, China, we spoke to Huang Yuan Zheng, President of China General Nuclear Europe Energy (CGN EE), about their awards journey towards their first RoSPA Health and Safety Award...
With the growing trend for online shopping, next-day delivery and the retail/hospitality experience showing no signs of slowing down, businesses frequently need to recruit extra staff to meet increased demand (particularly in the run up to Christmas). A major national newspaper has reported that approximately 250,000 temporary positions will be on offer over the festive... Continue Reading →
Go Ape!, which has 34 activity sites across the UK, was the first-ever recipient of the Go Ape infoprestigious RoSPA Leisure Safety Trophy in 2019, in recognition of its practices and achievements in managing risks at its sites. Sponsored by Sportscover, the Leisure Safety Trophy is part of RoSPA Health and Safety Awards and celebrates organisations that embrace and appropriately manage risks in leisure settings.