Compliance 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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Challenging the costs of Workplace training

Basic Workplace Training costs are a burden for many companies… An interesting 2 days spent researching the costs of; online, in-house and training centre Health & Safety courses, provided us with some astonishing results: We found basic courses ranging from £25 for a 2-hour online session to £895 for a 2-day training centre course. We […]

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A debate was called by Labour peer Baroness Andrews…

Safety: A response to One-person responsibility for whole building compliance ‘could avoid future tragedies like Grenfell’ By Karl Spencer Link to the original article based on the lords safety debate : https://www.shponline.co.uk/lords-safety-debate-building-compliance-inspectors-avoid-future-tragedies-like-grenfell/ Health and safety culture is like an ‘albatross around the neck of business’. An old but poignant statement by David Cameron. Why do […]

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Health & Safety – To Help And Protect, Not A Box To Tick

2016 Health and Safety statistics make for pretty grim reading. According to the International Labour Organisation, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease globally every 15 seconds. In the UK, the Health & Safety Executive has indicated that over the last ten years, almost one person a week has been killed as a […]

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Company Policies and how to implement and distribute them

I was recently with the British Safety Council and we ended up on the topic of company policies. They had a feature in their magazine about drugs and alcohol at work and how it costs British business billions of pounds every year. How drugs and alcohol contribute to 26% of workplace accidents costing over £4bn […]

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