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Having a Staff Christmas Party? How will staff get home?

Right now many of you are planning your staff Christmas party and it probably involves a meal, perhaps some entertainment and drinks. But have you thought of your responsibilities for your employees both during the evening and at the […]

December 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Having a Staff Christmas Party? How will staff get home?

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

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

 

 

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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?