The Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority (PSPLA) has been looking into whether their laws require external auditors and investigators of health and safety to be licensed. The Authority agreed that there were parts of health and safety investigators’ jobs . …..
When you are busy juggling multiple demands at work, there is often no time to look after yourself. Here are six tips, to help you, courtesy of Wellbeing Specialist, Lauren Parsons. …..
So, your company has a Health and Safety Policy. Have you looked at it recently? Does it align with how your company operates in the health and safety space? Well, lets start with what your …..
WorkSafe’s approach is now the enforcement of due diligence. In the past year, several officers have been prosecuted for breaches of the Act. In October 2021, at sentencing, the District Court warned directors (or people in similar positions of responsibility) that they can no longer expect that the consequences of decisions they make or do not make …..
The review process is a critical component of every system, much like planning, delivering, and monitoring, yet it’s surprising how often companies don’t analyse whether their systems are fit for purpose and represent…..
Now this is a departure from my usual health and safety related topic, however I happened to read a blog by Charlotte Grysolle who mentioned Shawn Achor’s work on neuroplasticity. This is the idea that we can rewire and change our brain…..
Leading on from our last post on Learning Teams, I thought I would share how I have recently used part of this process.
One of our clients asked for our help in developing a traffic management plan in addition to conducting machinery safety risk assessments for their high-risk site….
You may have heard or read about learning teams. So, what are they? Learning teams is a facilitated means of engaging with workers to understand and then learn from the opportunities that are presented by everyday successful and safe work as well as learning from events or incidents. So basically learning when things have gone well or when things have gone wrong….
The main objective of any investigation is to prevent recurrence, reduce risk and advance health, safety, and environmental performance. It is not the purpose of this activity to apportion blame or liability. It is most important that all members of the investigation team understand this fully. ….
To evaluate if training is necessary, we need to answer two fundamental questions. Firstly, what is the goal and secondly what do people need to do to reach that goal….