Workplace Culture – Why Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Succeed. ALAN WHITE Wellness Consultant at EazySAFE Leaders create cultures in their organisations that promote two different mindsets for their employees. Let’s take a closer look at the role you can play as a leader in your workplace to foster a healthier, happier environment. “What really matters for […]
Safe, Seen, Supported. Highlighting Mental Health in the Workplace. ALAN WHITE Wellness Consultant at EazySAFE On World Mental Health day it is important that we stop and reflect on the significance of such a day. A day when what was once a hidden and stigmatised topic is encouraged to be discussed in all walks of […]
First Aid in the Workplace GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE Health and Safety Consultant at EazySAFE A note before we start… From my experience, First Aid can be one of the first things that a company may try and tackle when they are starting/reviewing their health and safety management program. Initially this can mean a significant investment, with […]
Understanding Safety: Workers in Sensitive Risk Groups ANDY TILLEARD Health and Safety Consultant at EazySAFE There are myriad environments that people work in on a day to day basis in which they are able to work without undue problems, what most of us would consider to be a normal working regime. Although there are some more […]
Pregnancy can be one of the most vulnerable times of a woman’s life. So, it’s important that when a woman is at work, she can feel safe, protected and as comfortable as possible. To help ensure this is the case, there is legislation that is in place- The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application)
The term safety statement is used to describe a document which summarises how an Irish company manages risk and provides an opportunity for company management to show commitment to their employees that workplace risk is effectively managed.
Well, this is an interesting topic for discussion! If you ask a small business owner or someone in management, they will probably say that health and safety is costly, takes up time and can be a barrier. Ask a health and safety professional and you will get the opposite answer!
This discussion looks at the safety issues that are related to lifting operations, including equipment and accessories and what general arrangements need to be in place to safely manage this type of hazardous work.
Everyone that visits your site should have some kind of formal induction. Each induction will need to cover different topics, for example, Visitors won’t need to know how to fill out a permit to work form, but they will need to know where their assembly point is, in the event of an emergency.
One of my favourite parts of my job, as a health and safety consultant, is carrying out VDU assessments for people. Why? Because a difference can be made almost immediately! Such simple changes can help people sit more comfortably, ease any pain they are experiencing and create a better working environment.