Safety Spotlight: Business Communication & Code of Conduct

As part of January’s Hazard of the Month, Training, we’re highlighting two key areas: Business Communication and Code of Conduct. Business Communication Proper business communication is essential for success in the workplace – whether you’re communicating with members of your organisation or external customers or companies, being able to communicate effectively and convey your thoughts and ideas clearly is […]

Week Commencing 29/08/2022 – In The News

Maximum fine for fire safety breaches handed to landlord of Dawlish property A maximum fine for fire safety breaches has been handed to an estate agent in Dawlish, after business safety officers from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) investigated the property in 2021. Mr Force, now retired but formerly of Force and […]

Week Commencing 15/08/2022 – In The News

“Automation is great, but don’t forget health and safety”, urges industry expert Doug Russell, an experienced health and safety professional and committee member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) Food and Drink Industries Group, admits that the increasing use of automation in food and drink manufacturing can bring significant benefits to businesses. […]

Week Commencing 08/08/2022 – In The News

Construction charity backs HSE’s Working Minds campaign The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Working Minds campaign has added to its partner roster with the addition of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity. Construction is one of the key focus sectors for the campaign and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity provides a new route for Working Minds to raise […]

Top 10 Reasons to Conduct an Employee Questionnaire

An employee questionnaire is a set of questions a company poses to their employees in order to get their point of view and opinions surrounding their relationship with their job, their co-workers, and their organisation. Conducting such a questionnaire can, if done correctly, lead to numerous positives for any organisation. Keep reading to learn how […]

Week Commencing 13/06/2022 – In The News

Sun safety – Outdoor workers at risk of the ‘invisible killer’ As occupational skin cancer cases increase, safety experts warn employers of the risks of UV radiation, as two out of three workers are unaware they are at risk of skin cancer, resulting in many not applying protection whilst working outdoors. Whilst exposure to UV […]

Top 10 Tips for Ensuring Welfare at Work

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By law, there are certain welfare facilities that businesses must provide for their workers and visitors to their premises. This is the minimum standard the employers must meet, however welfare in the workplace can be improved even more by further actions. Read out top ten tips to find out what you should be implementing in […]

Safety Spotlight – Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution & Health and Safety Site Induction

As part of January’s Hazard of the Month, Lack of Communication, we’re highlighting three key areas: Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution and Health and Safety Site Induction. Communication Skills Communication skills have an important role in the workplace for a number of reasons – not only can they be greatly beneficial to productivity and teamwork, but […]

Week Commencing 10/01/2022 – In The News

Worker calls ‘bailiffs’ on Jaguar Land Rover after firm fails to pay £250,000 award A man has called the ‘bailiffs’ on Jaguar Land Rover after the multi-billion-pound car company allegedly failed to pay his £250,000 employment tribunal award. Brian Fox was a life-long employee of JLR, having secured a job there aged just 16 years old. […]

Top 10 Tips for Improving Workplace Communication

Having good communication skills is highly beneficial in the workplace. Being able to communicate with your teammates, co-workers, and customers can help you to improve your professional relationships and become more productive. In a time when many of us are talking to our colleagues using video calls and instant messages, having solid communication skills is […]