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…
A business can begin by making small changes in its operations which are free or relatively inexpensive and which will again lead to lower costs, higher yields and greater profit.
Should I stay or should I go? This is a question that most of us will ask ourselves having started a new job. You have gone to a lot of effort in seeking out a position, you’ve applied for it, prepared for and attended interviews, handed in your notice and have tried to make a good first impression at your new workplace.
Successful companies have realised (maybe some the hard way) that it makes perfect business sense to treat the area of EHS as any other integral part of the business. EHS is no longer a separate silo on its own. In these successful companies, it is considered an equal with other departments.
It is important as a business owner to be completely aware of all potential asbestos located on your building’s property. It could have negative lasting health effects on employees and the business.
Where risk cannot be avoided, it has to be managed. This means developing an approach to identify, analyse, evaluate and control risk.