Reading danger: How poor literacy leads to accidents in the workplace

Literacy is the ability to read, write and understand a particular language. It is the foundation of our education system. Within the workplace there are subject or industry specific literacies such as health literacy, financial literacy, computer literacy and OSH literacy. In this article, which originally appeared in RoSPA’s OS&H Journal, David Magee discusses the... Continue Reading →

HSE Health and Safety Statistics 2014

The report is out! The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released this year’s facts and figures from construction fatalities to manual handling for 2013 – 2014. We have put together the next instalment - ‘Behind the annual statistics’ infographic which breaks down the stats and information to give you a bite size view of... Continue Reading →

Warning: Shocking MSD statistics laid bare

If you're looking to get manual handling taken seriously in your organisation it's true that the statistics speak for themselves. However,  if you want to change behaviour you need to make these statistics meaningful - and that's exactly where this new thought-provoking infographic comes in... With half a million cases last year, and the loss of 7.5 million... Continue Reading →

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