Fatal Injuries Vs Salary – Does Taking Higher Risks At Work Pay Off?
When choosing a career path, health and safety conditions at work should be taken into consideration by the employee to assure a long and secure career. Whilst some jobs are known to be more accident-prone than others, real hazards in … Continue reading →
Fire Safety – a Time for Review?
Reaction to Grenfell The Grenfell Tower tragedy has brought fire safety into everyone’s minds and it has caused those responsible, for almost any size of premises, to review their fire safety arrangements. We have noticed this at Arinite, with increased … Continue reading →
Health and Safety Action Reporting – Are you on track?
Earlier this week I received an email with a link to a video `from my car service technician’. The video went through an inspection of the underside of my car looking at brakes, suspension, exhaust system and tyres. It explained … Continue reading →
Perceptions of Workplace Health and Safety Across European Countries, and the Reality…
Good health and safety in the workplace is a priority for Europeans, who typically value long and healthy lives protected against illness and accidents. But perceptions don’t always mimic reality. Whilst the need to improve working conditions is a collective … Continue reading →
The Cost of Health and Safety Compliance vs a Prosecution Fine
Why do people invest in health and safety? What may seem like an obvious question can have numerous reasons. Legal obligation is often the main one cited, followed by health and safety publicity – no company wants to be seen … Continue reading →
Health and Safety Factsheets – How To Get the Message Across
Why is this important? For over 30 years, I have been looking at how and why workplace accidents occur, firstly in the Royal Navy and latterly in the commercial world. Most of the accidents I have investigated or read about … Continue reading →
New Year’s Danger: NHS Gets Record Number of 111 Phone Calls
The UK saw the busiest week ever for the NHS’s 111 phoneline over Christmas and New Year. The non-emergency number saw a 6% rise since last year, and it was the busiest period since records began in 2010. The NHS’s … Continue reading →