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.
In responding to an emergency situation, we don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we sink to the level of our safety training.
The most important thing we can do in regards to sustainable living, is to be aware. Be aware of the planet that we are living on and the plants and animals that we share it with, have respect and have empathy.
Knowing the most common causes of work related stress can help us ensure that we know how to prevent it and how to look after our mental health and wellbeing
A good safety culture is born when a company decides to take safety seriously, to treat it as any other department and to invest in it. It can take years to get your company to a state where you can honestly say that you have placed it high on the agenda and it is given daily attention, consistently.
Older workers have not been appreciated or regarded in a positive light but now that is changing and here are some reasons why in today’s very competitive workplace, older workers are making a comeback.
So many of us travel for work on a daily basis, others on a more ad-hoc basis. Either way, travelling for work is something that we need to consider from a personal viewpoint and a company viewpoint.
As an employer, it is your responsibility to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. One of the ways to do this, is to encourage safe work practices within the company. Here are a few tips on how to do just that…