In support of Small Business Advice Week here in the UK, we’ve put together this quick guide offering tips and guidance on how to better manage health and safety in your workplace.
At the heart of a successful business lies a strong safety culture. And, just like other areas of operations, a successful company makes use of the data available to continuously work to drive up standards in health and safety, employing a range of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to track specific objectives. KPI’s KPI’s are a… Continue reading 7 Key Metrics Every Health and Safety Department Should Track
Protecting yourself and others from injury or illness in the workplace is, or should be, a key business priority for the SME. A workforce that feels safe and valued will, in turn, be more inclined to observe a business’ interests. Equipping employees with the knowledge and skills to improve safety at work fundamentally makes for… Continue reading Manage Your Risks and Improve Business Performance: 6 reasons to observe good health and safety practices
We know that legislation* requires employers to offer the right training for the health and safety of their staff at work. However, as well as achieving legal compliance, there are many further benefits to organisations in providing effective health and safety training – it’s not just a box-ticking exercise or time-consuming burden… So what are the real… Continue reading 4 Steps to Identifying and Delivering Health & Safety Training
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…
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…
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 workplace. An obligation Under occupational health and safety law, the world over, employers have a legal responsibility to protect their employees from a range of dangers;… Continue reading Due Diligence Defence: 5 steps to ensuring your workplace has safety covered