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Tips for Having a Safe Holiday

Holidays are times to relax, get away from the humdrum of work and daily life, see interesting places, spend time with loved ones and hopefully have fun. Sadly however, many serious accidents and fatalities occur both in Ireland and […]

July 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Tips for Having a Safe Holiday

Housekeeping – let’s not slip up

Many organisations spend huge money on developing health and safety strategies, policies, mission statements, even going for OHSAS 18001 yet many forget to sweep the floor and empty the bins.

Bedrock of good health and safety

Good housekeeping is one of […]

July 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Housekeeping – let’s not slip up

Life is too short to be killing yourself

Friends would describe me as a typical self-employed workaholic, who is very driven, determined and focused on results. I believe these are good qualities to have unless they take over your life.

Unexpected Death

We all think we are invincible until […]

June 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Life is too short to be killing yourself

Shattering of (Health and Safety) Myths

Back in 1999 I spoke at Health and Safety Review conference in Green Isle Hotel and the title of my presentation was – The Shattering of Myths. Back then I listed the 9 top myths that I felt existed […]

June 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Shattering of (Health and Safety) Myths

Greed is good – health and safety is not

Spring is with us, the trees are all in bud, some of the flowers are up and the weather is getting warmer (at least it was this week). Many of you will be planning to get out in the […]

April 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Greed is good – health and safety is not

Safety Leadership built on competence

The picture I have featured today is of a shipwreck under the sea outside Puerto Calero in Lanzarote. I was on holiday there recently and went on a submarine trip which was fantastic. Sadly the captain of this ship, […]

March 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Safety Leadership built on competence

Safety Leadership – Winning over the Board

Introduction

I lived in Sligo for over 6 years and Ben Bulben is one of my favourite images from the County. To me it has always represented something that is beautiful, ever changing (according to the seasons) yet steadfast and […]

March 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Safety Leadership – Winning over the Board

Is Safety on your Agenda for 2015?

February 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Is Safety on your Agenda for 2015?

Where will Safety Leadership come from?

Many clients ask me where Safety Leadership will come from. Do we have to buy it in? Do we have to ask the CEO to do it? Is it the Senior Management Team that needs to show it?

The answer […]

February 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Where will Safety Leadership come from?

Safety is all about leadership

 

 

 Introduction

Almost every newspaper or magazine you read right now refers to the need for leadership in everything from politics, to banking, to business and to communities. It would appear that society as a whole has a huge thirst for […]

January 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Safety is all about leadership