Health and safety
I was with a HSE quarry inspector recently and we were discussing the HSE hot topics.
This month I want to give you a few things to think about on one of the basic health and safety topics, maintenance and inspection.
Yes, it’s that time of the year again. You get the urge to sort stuff out, have a good tidy up, empty the garage, chuck out those clothes that don’t quite fit like they used too.
I was thinking about how my business has transformed in the last few years. It was 2011 when I moved from Bristol up to Stamford. Bristol is a great city but Stamford has brought a great life.
I often get asked where is the best place to go for the answer to a site health and safety issue.
Tis the season to be jolly – and for many, it starts with an office party.
Every year exposure to hazardous substances at work affects the health of thousands of people.
So, we are coming into the winter months. Nights are getting longer, the weather is turning.
Every year more than 4,000 people are seriously injured when falling from height. People think of working at height as working from scaffolding, mobile elevated work platforms or cherry pickers....
We are continually hearing bad news coming out of Europe, America and from our politicians on financial performance.
OK, so England didn’t do that well in the Euros, but wow we can we learn from the Welsh.
Most of you are probably bored to death with the wall-to-wall football that has been on TV.
I often get asked what training do people need when they join a company. As with most questions, it could be answered with, ‘well it depends’, but would this really help?
We are heading into a bright summer and hopefully a bright year. But to get there we need to look at the here and now. January and February are often regarded as the months when morale is low and...
It doesn’t matter what health and safety publication you read, the types of serious and fatal accidents that continuously occur in this country rarely change. Falls from height, contact with...