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Suppliers can have a big impact on your business. By having a good relationship with your suppliers you can gain the following benefits: better prices, lead times, service and terms.
Many managers seem to think that when they place the order, they're in the dominant position and can make unreasonable demands. Don't get me wrong not all managers have this attitude, but a significant amount have.
First of all, there’s a few things you should know…
The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) requires employers to provide their employees with information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure their own health and safety and others at work.
The management of Health and Safety Regulations (1999) also specifies situations where Health and Safety training is particularly important, for example when people start work. There are a number of other regulations with specific training requirements such as the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998) which specifies the need for training people who use work equipment.
Having a Health and Safety Qualification can expand your abilities, it is also a recognisable achievement being qualified in your field of work.
The effectiveness of your organisation's Health and Safety relies greatly on the behaviours demonstrated by the leadership team. As such you need to be sure that the right behaviours are embedded into your organisation from the top to the bottom.
This blog post details the 4 steps to sucessful Health and Safety leadership. Each step has a checklist of actions to help you perfect your performance.
Big Data Overload is widely reported as an increasing problem in todays organisations. The volume of data being recorded, stored and reported on is increasing every year.
The Health and Safety industry is no exception to this rolling Big Data snowball. The ability to process this data is increasingly relying on having a suitable management system in place which as the capability to crunch the numbers.
Do you have trouble getting your managers on board with a great new Health and Safety policy? We are here to help.
Health and Safety is a dynamic industry.
You know that keeping on top of your game is key for the safety of your organisation and the success of your career. You also know that there are numerous Health and Safety organisations that are here to help.
The experience provided by a huge groups of Health and Safety professionals can be worth the membership fee alone. But which are the best ones and what’s the difference between them?
In any organisation things don’t always go to plan. You need to prepare to deal with unexpected events in order to reduce their consequences.
You should monitor and review any measures you have put in place to help control risk and prevent accidents and incidents from happening.
Site inspections are a vital part of any Health and Safety system. So getting the inspection right is essential. In this blog I have covered all aspects of conducting an inspection from different types, to what information should be gathered and HSE best practice guidelines.
Whether you are new to heath and safety, or a seasoned professional, this blog will give you all the tools you need to conduct a successful site inspection.
Getting employees to comply to the rules is one of the toughest tasks faced by any Health and Safety professional.
Many employees don’t take workplace safety seriously and often disregard regulations. Often this is because they believe it’s down to the individual to look out only for their own health and safety and not for their colleagues.
They either lack the skills and confidence to take on the role of being an H&S representative. Or they have a lack of confidence that their managers will not take on board what they have to say.