Category Archives: Health & Safety

Yesterday in Parliament – DWP continues to spin things their way

The Government has done a lot of talking about Health & Safety in the last few months since the Lofstedt report and their response to it were published.  David Cameron’s New Year resolution is apparently to “kill off the health … Continue reading

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Photo Blog Part 2 – Signs of the Times

Continuing today with the theme I started last week, I’m posting some of the safety sign pictures I have taken around the world while on holiday.  The point of this mini-series is to demonstrate that I can’t help thinking about … Continue reading

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Safety. Not Just Another Job

I’ve been thinking recently about putting together an article on whether safety is a state of mind or just another job that some of us do. Personally I lean towards the former viewpoint and today I thought I’d share some … Continue reading

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To Grit or not to Grit – that is the (Safety) Question

You can tell it’s Winter.  It’s not just the fact that the shops have been full of Christmas stuff for months (and are still now in January full of “buy early for next year” offers) or that my postman has … Continue reading

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Lofstedt – The DWP spins it their way

We all know that good headlines sell newspapers.  They don’t necessarily need to be entirely factual, just attention grabbing.  I dare say that everyone in the H&S profession is all too familiar with the usual Daily Mail spin on health … Continue reading

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For Health and Safety Reasons

Five little words, which hold the dubious distinction of being possibly the easiest way of making me really cross.  How often do you hear them used both in the media and in every day life, usually by people who wouldn’t … Continue reading

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