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12 November 2018

I once sat in a board meeting and a really forward thinking operations director said to the managing director: 'How on earth can we expect our managers to be really open and honest about our...

12 September 2018

I have recently read a superb book by Matthew Syed called Black Box Thinking.

31 May 2018

I want to start by thanking people for the great response to last month's blog. I even got some positive feedback from America so things can spread really quickly.

29 September 2017

Controlling vehicle movements has been a hot topic for many, many years.

21 July 2017

It is with great sadness that I have heard about a number of recent incidents in our industry that have resulted in fatalities.

12 June 2017

If I asked you to write me a blank cheque, sign it, don’t put in the payee name or cheque amount, would you do it? I don’t think so.

25 April 2017

I was with a HSE quarry inspector recently and we were discussing the HSE hot topics.

27 March 2017

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.

28 February 2017

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.

30 January 2017

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.

22 December 2016

I often get asked where is the best place to go for the answer to a site health and safety issue.

28 November 2016

Tis the season to be jolly – and for many, it starts with an office party.

31 October 2016

Every year exposure to hazardous substances at work affects the health of thousands of people.

30 September 2016

So, we are coming into the winter months. Nights are getting longer, the weather is turning.

26 August 2016

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....