Health and Safety category

Reducing Risk by unifying

A unique event to help reduce RISk by partnering HR with H&S To capitalise on unifying these two quite disjointed departments and reduce exposure to risk through fixed cost, practical and commercial robust solutions we have created this unique event. Date and time: 7th December 2018 10:00 – 14:30   Read more and register here  […]

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The Importance of Managing Fatigue in the Workplace by Abby Hart

Nowadays, people often glorify overtime culture and not getting enough sleep — all in the name of hustling and hard work. Unfortunately, this has made stress part and parcel of work to the point that its serious repercussions are often overlooked, allowing a seemingly typical “tiring day” to stretch into fatigue. Fatigue is defined by […]

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Weighing up health and safety compliance against prosecution

Nobody has ever argued Health and Safety isn’t important… What they argue is that health and safety hinders progress, restricts workers from doing a full day’s work, limits managers time by increasing paperwork and it’s is a near impossibility to show and guide every worker safely all of the time everyday. We know you should […]

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Safety PAL Top Ten on why businesses look to improve…

When we deliver a Safety PAL demonstration, we always ask the client their reasons for deciding to improve health, safety, environment and quality?   Here are 10 of the typical answers were given: We had an accident – it costs tens of thousands and we can’t afford it to happen again. To save money, we need […]

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How to solve the language barrier in health and safety

Correct punctuation can save a life… Let’s eat Grandpa. Let’s eat, Grandpa. So if the correct punctuation can save a life, what does it mean when safety-critical information hasn’t been understood due to a worker speaking a different language?   It will take 5 minutes to read this article, maybe the best 5 minutes you […]

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How Safety PAL helps you with Mental Health…

Doing more on Mental Health There are many myths on mental health, stress, anxiety etc. This article hasn’t been written to provide you with even more statistics or more misleading information. This article has been written to help people and businesses provide a solution in better managing Mental Health. If you are reading this article, you […]

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Contractor management is your responsibility

Are you certain you and your organisation are doing everything practicably possible (practicably possible means feasible and is capable of being done) with contractor management to prevent harm and protect your business while contractors are operating on your site? Are you thinking, as you yet haven’t had a major problem, why do I need to change? […]

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Measuring failures in business

Measuring failures in health and safety are never easy, but effective management and auditing will provide a solution.   Measurement is an essential step in every business management process to provide continual improvement. The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) state: The foundation of effective performance measurement is an effective planning system, which produces specifications and […]

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Drug and Alcohol dismissal can be costly

Drug and alcohol misuse is always a hot health & safety topic in today’s businesses. For employers failing to manage this correctly, it can be a costly error.   The latest statistics available are as follows: Research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in 2014 highlighted that drugs and alcohol are the […]

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