Health and safety
People make mistakes, I was once told if I hadn’t made a mistake, I hadn’t made a decision.
Don’t be frightened of risk but embrace it. Risk can be your friend….
How bored are you of health and safety people shouting out about the accident triangle?
I have been wanting to write this blog for a while now but to be fair I have had nothing to boast about but these last few days have been really rewarding.
Have you ever heard that before? I hadn’t until I met a guy called Harvey Hardman. I started working with him when Pioneer and Hanson merged in the late 1990s early 2000s.
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...
I have recently read a superb book by Matthew Syed called Black Box Thinking.
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.
Controlling vehicle movements has been a hot topic for many, many years.
It is with great sadness that I have heard about a number of recent incidents in our industry that have resulted in fatalities.
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.
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.