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Cross-sector Service Delivery in HSE Consultancy and Training: E4D/SOGA, Uganda

Case Study Astutis was commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to develop and deliver Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) training and coaching to 60 participants at managerial level from 30 organisations across Uganda in order to upgrade their HSE practices and standards as part of the E4D/SOGA (Employment and Skills for Eastern… Continue reading Cross-sector Service Delivery in HSE Consultancy and Training: E4D/SOGA, Uganda

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Accident · Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Health and Safety Regulations · Health and Wellbeing · Human Factors · Occupational Health and Safety · Risk Assessment · Workplace environment

Managing Workplace Fatigue

It is estimated that fatigue in the workplace costs the UK economy between £155 and £240 million each year – in direct workplace accident costs alone. A general term often used to describe a wide variety of conditions, fatigue is generally accepted as feeling very tired/weary/sleepy due to insufficient rest or sleep, prolonged work periods… Continue reading Managing Workplace Fatigue

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Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Human Factors · Occupational Health and Safety · Workplace environment

11 Tips on Worker Involvement in Safety & Health (WISH)

Worker involvement in safety and health (WISH) is a two-way process of collaboration whereby both employers and employees work together to spot, solve and own health and safety problems for the improvement of organisational safety and employee health as a whole. Supplementary to competent health and safety leadership, access to the right advice and hard… Continue reading 11 Tips on Worker Involvement in Safety & Health (WISH)

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NEBOSH Construction Certificate

Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 2 – The Management Report

In Part 2 of this guide to the NCC2 practical, I will be looking at the ‘Report to Management’, practical element of the moderation. Having previously discussed the need to start the process early and the specific content of the safety inspection, we will now have a look at what might usefully be included in… Continue reading Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 2 – The Management Report

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Accident · Workplace environment

Don’t Get Caught Out on Health and Safety Grounds This April Fool’s Day

An ill-thought through prank, while on the face of it, may seem entirely funny to the trickster, can result in serious and long term consequences… April 1st marks April Fool’s Day, also know as All Fool’s Day, and is traditionally celebrated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are referred to as April fools. The… Continue reading Don’t Get Caught Out on Health and Safety Grounds This April Fool’s Day

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Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Health and Wellbeing · Human Factors · Occupational Health and Safety

Safety and Wellness Programmes: intrinsically linked

Despite there being a direct correlation between wellness and safety in a business setting, many organisations still perceive these two disciplines as separate functions, managed by different departments with different systems, budgets and KPI’s. However, when properly connected, effective wellness and safety programmes can yield significant results in terms of accident and injury figures, lost… Continue reading Safety and Wellness Programmes: intrinsically linked

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NEBOSH Construction Certificate

Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 1– The Safety Inspection

In this part 1 guide to the NCC2 practical we are looking at the safety inspection of a workplace. I should start this blog with (what I think is) a very important comment: NCC2 is a PRACTICAL EXAMINATION which covers the FULL NGC1 AND NCC1 syllabus That may seem obvious in the context of the… Continue reading Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 1– The Safety Inspection

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