Health and Safety Competence
We all know the term competence, but what does it mean? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines competence as a combination of the training, skills, experience and knowledge that a person has and their ability to apply them to … Continue reading →
The Cycle of Risk Perception
This week I gave a talk to the employees of an independent school on health and safety. This included the perception of risk, which was well received. Afterwards, I was approached by the Deputy Headteacher who wanted to open part … Continue reading →
Gas Safety Prosecutions – Why are Companies Fined?
Arinite has been researching criminal prosecutions under health and safety legislation. We have produced an infographic which summarises our findings and which you can view here. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 was listed first as the key … Continue reading →
How safe is your reputation?
Thomas Cook’s response to the deaths of two young children Christi and Bobby Shepherd, who died while on holiday in Corfu in 2006 of carbon monoxide poisoning from a defective boiler, has been under intense media scrutiny in the past … Continue reading →
The Arinite Stress Matrix – where does your company stand?
Would you say London based employees are under more stress than people working in Yorkshire/Humberside? Arinite’s Managing Director Robert Winsloe appeared on London Live TV and gave an insight to this topic based on recent statistics from the HSE which … Continue reading →
Madonna’s fall – another workplace health and safety statistic?
Madonna’s spectacular fall at the Brit Awards attracted the full attention of the media. Questions were raised as to whether it was staged, but looking at the footage, it seemed a genuine incident to me, even though the following lyrics … Continue reading →
Health and Safety Tracker Infographic – Arinite
Check out Arinite’s interactive health and safety infographic to keep track of all the latest health and safety information and statistics in the UK.
Health and Safety Benchmarking
If the senior management in an organisation does not believe health and safety data, why should they take an action? For those trying to advise senior management on health and safety this can be a significant obstacle to compliance and … Continue reading →