Some clients are simply not ready

My work brings me into contact with many companies, big and small. Some have well developed health and safety systems and some are only starting.  I work with them wherever they are on the road to safety excellence to […]

July 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Some clients are simply not ready

5 essentials for managing health and safety

If you exclude earthquakes, typhoons, tsunamis and hurricanes most deaths and other injuries to people at work are man-made. Think about that for a minute. If man designed better workplaces, planned for work so that it can be done […]

September 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on 5 essentials for managing health and safety

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

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

Waterford News and Star Feature – Health & Safety Waterford

Health & Safety Waterford moves to a new level with Safety Leadership by Darlington Consulting. Read our full feature in Waterford News and Star.

News & Star feature June 2014

July 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on Waterford News and Star Feature – Health & Safety Waterford

The Real Benefits of Networking

Since moving to Waterford recently I have been busy on a range of fronts including Networking at business events so that companies and individuals know that I am back and ready to do business with them.  I know that […]

May 12th, 2014|Comments Off on The Real Benefits of Networking