Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Due diligence · Occupational Health & Safety · Workplace environment

Components of an Effective OHS Accountability System: part 2

Accountability needs to permeate all levels within an organisation… If tasks are clearly defined and a valid ‘performance, measure and reward’ system is established, accountability systems set the backdrop for good health and safety performance to ensue. Click the title to read on…

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Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Due diligence · Human Factors

Developing a Successful Accountability Structure in OHS: part 1

Together with management commitment, accountability ranks as a critical component of any modern organisation’s safety management system. Click on the title to read more…

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blended learning · distance learning · e-learning · NEBOSH Qualifications · revision

Do Online Discussion Forums Help Your Learning?

Online discussion forums give everyone the chance to participate and many people feel more confident with the relative anonymity; it is a ‘safe’ place to try things out, initiate discussion and gain feedback. Click on the title to read more…

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Due diligence · due diligence defence · Health and Safety Law · Health and Safety Regulations · Health and Safety Statistics · Occupational Health & Safety · Workplace environment

Due Diligence Defence: 5 steps to ensuring your workplace has safety covered

Further to a recent blog post we did for Halloween that explored some of the frightening headlines we see in health and safety on a weekly basis, this post looks at issues surrounding Due Diligence Defence and why managers and company directors should be concerned with their duty of care under health and safety in their… Continue reading Due Diligence Defence: 5 steps to ensuring your workplace has safety covered

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Human Factors

Behavioural Change and Performance Plateaus in Health and Safety: 3 steps to breaking through

Behavioural change programmes are not an alternative to effective engineering controls and sound safety management policies, systems and procedures. When these essential foundations are established and effective, behaviour modification can help in achieving further improvements in safety performance. Click on the headline to read more…

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Health and Safety Statistics

HSE Releases 2015/2016 Health and Safety Statistics

Last year, 30.4 million working days were lost due to work related illness, with 3 million people reporting a work-related illness under RIDDOR – these are sobering figures in the modern workplace. Every year, in workplaces across Britain, people are injured or suffer illness in the course of their work. Each case imposes the following costs:… Continue reading HSE Releases 2015/2016 Health and Safety Statistics

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Occupational Health & Safety

OSHA Announces Top 10 Safety Violations for 2016

Fall protection tops the list of top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations, 2016 – OSHA, US… The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for (financial year) 2016. Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the Top 10… Continue reading OSHA Announces Top 10 Safety Violations for 2016

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