As every safety and health professional knows, there’s a near endless list of issues we need to consider if we are going to ensure every employee returns safely home to their families each night. While most of you will have studied for years to achieve the highest health and safety qualifications, there’s no harm in... Continue Reading →
Ten occupational health and safety milestones that shook the world
Set to become an invaluable resource for students, academics, health and safety professionals and others with a general interest in industrial history, the History of Occupational Safety and Health website sets out developments from the 1802 Factory Act to various regulation changes made by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) last year. Launched on April... Continue Reading →
The RoSPA Awards: Why a great safety record really IS something to crow about!
We all know the cost accidents can have on society – but have you thought about the toll it can take on your business? Last year, the HSE put the total cost of workplace accidents, illness and absences at a staggering £14 billion – and that’s excluding the cost of cancer from workers exposed to... Continue Reading →
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