Top 10 Things to Consider When Aiming for Net Zero

In research by British Business Bank, small businesses were found to be responsible for 30% of all UK greenhouse gas emissions – despite this, a study by the British Chambers of Commerce found that only on in ten businesses surveyed are actually measuring their emissions. Keep reading to learn more about steps you can take […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Safety Spotlight: Code of Conduct and Communication Skills

As part of April’s Hazard of the Month, Behavioural Management, we’re highlighting two key areas: Code of Conduct and Communication Skills. Code of Conduct A code of conduct outlines what leaders expect in behaviour throughout the company, covering integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, professionalism, and competence. It fosters a positive work environment, guiding employees on how to interact […]

GDPR for Business

GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation, which is part of the Data Protection Act 2018. This regulation relates to the handling of personal data by companies storing personal information, whether this is in a private, public, or work capacity. Keep reading to learn more about your business responsibilities under GDPR. What is personal […]

Week Commencing 30/10/2023 – In The News

Unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold online – experts have warned Experts have warned that unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold online after a study found 70% failed to meet minimum safety requirements. Serious concerns have been raised after research commissioned by the Ladder Association showed every sample tested from Amazon […]

ISO 45001: Occupational Health & Safety Compliance

A formal management system can help businesses ensure a safe and healthy workplace by providing a structured framework to follow. Most businesses follow the HSE Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) system, recommended by the HSE through HSG65. However, some high-risk businesses require more stringent control around health and safety. ISO 45001 is an international standard, […]