Spotlight on RoSPA’s First International Awards Ambassador

With more than 27-years of experience in OS&H management, and over half of those spent working overseas, Stephen Storey, who is based in India, was well placed to be RoSPA's first international awards ambassador. We catch up with him to see what this means for him.

We’re with you every step of the way!

Whether you’re a returning entrant, or brand new to the RoSPA Health & Safety Awards, going through the entry process can seem a little daunting… but don’t panic! We have a highly dedicated team at RoSPA to help. We caught up with two members of the RoSPA team, Dr Karen McDonnell and Matt Cryer, to find out how they can help entrants on their awards journey.

Meet the Winners: China General Nuclear Europe Enegry

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...

A Decade of Awards

Melissa Fazackerley, the current SHEQ Manager of Longworth Building Services Ltd, has held a succession of health and safety roles, and has recently been included among Health and Safety at Work magazine’s listing of 40 under 40 achievers – an outstanding achievement. Throughout her impressive career, there is one thing that Melissa has continually attained for each of her employers; a RoSPA Health & Safety Award.In fact, for the past 10 years, Melissa has been involved in the RoSPA Awards, encouraging her employers to enter year after year.

How having a mentor made my first Award entry easier

Following their successful involvement in the LOcHER Project over the last three years, Preston’s College has decided to take the plunge and enter into the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards. In this short post, their Estates, Health & Safety Manager, David Foy, describes the experience… “Following a discussion with Karen McDonnell (Head of Occupational Safety,... Continue Reading →

A National Accident Prevention Strategy for England

Today, RoSPA has published Safe and active at all ages: a national strategy to prevent serious accidental injuries in England. This national accident prevention strategy for England is the culmination of several years of hard work, and the dedication of partners from a whole host of organisations including Public Health England and the Royal College... Continue Reading →

The ‘black cloud syndrome’

One of the fundamental skills of anyone responsible for fleet safety management is the ability to connect and engage with drivers in order to promote driver safety and wellbeing. However, all too often line managers are catapulted into running a fleet from another part of the business, and as a result end up focussing on... Continue Reading →

Backstage Pass: Behind the scenes with RoSPA’s H&S Manager

As part of our ever popular Backstage Pass series, we speak to people who’ve ‘made it’ in their health and safety careers, asking them to share the secrets of their success and hopefully offer some words of wisdom. This month we’re delighted to talk to Anita Gough. After all, if anybody should be able to... Continue Reading →

A RoSPA Christmas Carol – The Past, Present and Future of Workplace Safety Blog!

For many people, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is the definitive festive story. As you probably know, it tells the tale of a miserly man finding redemption thanks to a series of ghostly visits and journeys into the past and future. With the festive season upon us, we thought we’d offer our own take... Continue Reading →

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