Category: Health and Safety

WA Management blog posts relating to Health and Safety.

Managing Subcontractors

Ensuring that your subcontractors are compliant and safe on site is essential to overall site safety. A proactive approach to subcontractor management is therefore a key part of the management of a project – keep reading to learn more. How do you ensure subcontractors are compliant? Ensuring a subcontractor is compliant can be a lengthy […]

Week Commencing 13/05/2024 – In The News

Mental Health Awareness Week: New HSE campaign partners in construction and entertainment To mark mental health awareness week, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) welcomes new partners from the construction and entertainment sectors to join its Working Minds campaign. Running a business in construction can be stressful with long hours and juggling intense workloads. Meanwhile, […]

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Site Inductions

Site inductions are a vital part of construction site safety, and play an important role in building site risk management. Keep reading to learn the essentials, including who site inductions should be attended by, what a construction site induction should include, and more. 1. What a site induction is Like any type of induction, a […]

Week Commencing 06/05/2024 – In The News

Report highlights demanding health and safety workloads New legislation and an increased focus on best practice are leading to heavier workloads and excess pressure on property and facilities managers, according to a new report from health, safety and property compliance firm William Martin. When compiling its first annual property compliance report, the firm examined data […]

Week Commencing 29/04/2024 – In The News

Entertainment safety whitepaper aims to “proactively address risk” Safe Elephant, entertainment safety consultants, have released an industry safety whitepaper called: “Improving Risk Communication in Film and TV”, which they hope can improve safety practices in the sector. Entertainment health and safety holds “unique challenges”, Safe Elephant said, and the whitepaper aims to be a tool […]

Week Commencing 22/04/2024 – In The News

IOSH – How we put our necks on the line February saw IOSH achieve a key strategic goal for the first year of its Activate 2028 strategy. Though we say it ourselves, this achievement sets a significant example in the drive towards a safe and healthy world of work. It’s always nice to win prizes […]

Safety Critical Communications

Good communication, both in written and spoken form, is essential to ensuring and maintaining safety in the workplace. All employees should have access to the information necessary to negotiate workplace hazards safely. What are safety critical communications? Safety critical communications (SSC) are applicable to all industry sectors and can be very similar in topic, from […]

Health and Safety Culture: The Importance of a Code of Conduct

Behavioural management and workplace culture play a significant role in in the health and safety of a business. There are many ways in which a company can build a positive health and safety culture in the workplace, but a good start is something every business should have – a Code of Conduct. Why is a […]

Week Commencing 15/04/2024 – In The News

Horticulture company fined after lorry driver suffers life changing injuries A horticulture company has been fined £3,000 after a lorry driver suffered third degree burns on his body while making a delivery to a site in Essex. The man had been delivering a load of hardcore aggregate to Plants Galore Horticulture Limited’s Eagle Nursery in […]

Top 10 Tips for Improving Safety Culture in The Workplace

Achieving a positive safety culture can significantly improve company risk management, leading to fewer accidents, increased productivity, and an improved work environment. Keep reading for WA Management’s top tips in improving the safety culture in your workplace. 1. Implement a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy A Health and Safety Policy is the foundation of a […]