The role of key workers has also been widely discussed, such as the value of NHS staff and care workers, the role of educators and the rapid transition to home schooling. And as I sit here at home thinking about the 27million households in the UK on lockdown, and the impact on people and their communities, I can hear a familiar sound; that of another vital front line service – the refuse lorry...
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 →
7 reasons why you should attend the RoSPA Child Safety Event
This year’s Child Safety event takes place at the Crowne Plaza, Solihull on May 15. If you work with children or young families it’s an essential event to attend, and here are just some of the reasons why…
Corporate manslaughter: Are bigger fines and custodial sentences really the answer?
I had never considered how the words of Gilbert and Sullivan operas had become embedded in our language, but had a faint recollection of school musical productions such as the Mikado, from which the words “let the punishment fit the crime” and “short sharp shock” echoed. These phrases are now commonly linked to meting out... Continue Reading →
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