Head of RoSPA Scotland and OHS Policy Advisor Karen McDonnell discusses her recent performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and how it had strong similarities with her mentoring work…
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 2019. In this short post, their Estates, Health & Safety Manager, David Foy, describes the experience… “Following a discussion with Karen McDonnell (Head of Occupational... Continue Reading →
This year marks the 14th consecutive year that NEBOSH will headline sponsor the RoSPA Awards. We caught up with Dee Arp, Director of Technical Standards at NEBOSH to find out more about their involvement over the past fourteen years.
Back in 2014, RoSPA launched their Guardian Angel Awards, celebrating individuals who have gone ‘above and beyond’ to make the world a safer place for their fellow man, woman and child. In this special post, we shine the spotlight on one of this year’s Archangels in order to illustrate exactly what it takes to make... Continue Reading →
This is it... it’s your chance to decide who deserves to win a free Achievement Award Entry* to the RoSPA Awards 2015! To mark the end of this year’s awards, we’re asking you to vote for your favourite ‘RoSPA Smile’. To vote, simply click on the link below your chosen image and we’ll do the... Continue Reading →
It’s one of the cruel ironies of life – the smoother things are running, the less people notice. Be honest with yourself; when’s the last time you drove through a city centre and noted how effective the traffic management systems were? Or the last time you went into a shop and commented on the outstanding... Continue Reading →
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 →
When we think of health and safety legislation, the first date that sticks in most of our minds is 1974 – the year The Health and Safety at Work etc 1974 Act was published. While there’s no denying the fundamental importance of that Parliamentary Act, the history of health and safety stretches back a little further...... Continue Reading →