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Colin Nottage has worked within the fields of health, safety, quality and environmental management for over 25 years. After having run large health and safety departments in major industry he established his own consultancy in 2006, which was rebranded in 2012 as Influential Management Group (IMG). His philosophy is straightforward, keep things simple and interact fully with the people doing the work. Each month Colin will post a blog on subjects relevant to the quarrying industry.

13 April 2016

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...

21 March 2016

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...

26 February 2016

When I first became actively involved in health and safety many years ago, I can always remember my grandfather telling me stories (or pulling my leg more like) about some of his health and safety...