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

Christmas Safety Tips 2014

December 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on Christmas Safety Tips 2014

So as a Manager you don’t need health and safety training – right?

I get notified by E-Tenders when tenders come up in health and safety related areas and sometimes I submit a tender, sometimes I do not. I have noticed a new development in the last few years regarding health and […]

October 14th, 2014|Comments Off on So as a Manager you don’t need health and safety training – right?

What kind of Safety Professional are you?

Health and safety is still seen by some business owners as a cost, a burden and an unfortunate legal requirement.  It is perceived to be over the top, bureaucratic and getting in the way of work being done.

Safety professionals […]

September 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on What kind of Safety Professional are you?

A poor Health and Safety Consultant can kill people

Many businesses use consultants of all kinds – marketing, I.T., taxation, financial etc. and many of them are very careful about who they hire.  They correctly check out their track record, their expertise work done for other clients etc.  […]

August 25th, 2014|Comments Off on A poor Health and Safety Consultant can kill people

Can long working hours kill you?

We read recently that Irish hospitals could be facing fines for breaching EU employment laws concerning working hours.  According to the Sunday Business Post, an estimated 20 acute hospitals have been breaking the rules.  Fines could range from €650,000 […]

July 21st, 2014|Comments Off on Can long working hours kill you?