Benchmarking has proven to be a useful process used to drive improvement in management systems resulting in the opportunity for improved performance, enhanced reputation and also providing new opportunities for businesses.
How productive are your monthly safety meetings? Are they just a tick the box exercise and you get nothing done? Your safety committee can be a fantastic tool for your Health and Safety Toolbox. Here are five tips to make sure you are getting the very best out of your team.
The best place to start in relation to standardising your training for contractors is an induction process. As well as contractor induction training, it is important that you compile and maintain an Approved Contractor Control Register.
So what makes young workers so vulnerable? A young person or younger workers perspective is undeveloped; the lack of real-life experience is to be expected and they need guidance and protection through this vulnerable time.
It’s time to start allocating as much time to your mental health as your physical wellbeing. Cal Gray advises that compassion, realism and appreciation help to form a healthy mind.
The importance of employee health and wellbeing is critical to staff retention and productivity levels. The savvy employee is now looking at a company’s health and wellbeing programme as must have, before accepting a job offer.
Understanding how humans react psychologically to emergencies may give some insight into how your own behaviour and the behaviour of the group may be compromised in an emergency.
It is important to remember that you cannot control everything in your work environment, but that does not mean that you are powerless, even when you are in a tough situation. Whatever your goals or work demands, there are always steps that you can take to protect yourself from the negative effects of stress
Whilst there are significant advantages of using contractors, an organisations safety management system must be geared to manage the potential imported risk. Andy Tilleard explores the 4 phases of the basic framework to oversee contractor management.
Conflict resolution is a challenging area, but as a manager or supervisor, it comes with the job. Although it is challenging, it can extremely rewarding also. It’s another attribute that you can add to your skill set and an excellent addition to your personal development.
The silly season is over and a brand new year is upon us! Did you write a health and safety plan for 2017? If so, now is the time to review it. If not, now is the time to write a plan for 2018. Start as you mean to go on and get organised now.
We all know that you will never regret being prepared for anything, winter driving is no different. Be sure that you and your vehicle are ready for anything this time of the year with these safety tips for winter driving.