We can all agree 2018 had its ups and downs, and unbelievably, Christmas is almost here. Santa Claus works in a high-risk environment, and this year we advise him to consider the following: A chimney is classed as a confined space OSHA defines a confined space as large enough for an employee to enter and … Read More
12 Dec 2016 · Glasgow, UK Pro-Sapien, a supplier of tailored Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality software for some of the world’s largest organizations that operate in high risk or highly regulated sectors, have launched a new resource that aims to help oil, gas and energy companies streamline their safety processes. Oil and gas has notoriously … Read More
As the title says, this is the Thanksgiving weekend. Although around one in three of you will be working, we hope that you all get to spend a little time with your families and friends over this holiday period. We are a UK-based company, so the concept of Thanksgiving is often a little lost … Read More
The latest of our guest blogs for #IMM2016 is reprinted here by kind permission of Dave Collins at safetyrisk.net. In this article, Social Psychology expert Dr. Rob Long, Principle Trainer at Human Dymensions, discusses incident investigation and the limits of risk imagination. ‘Everything you can imagine is real’ – Pablo Picasso I often get asked … Read More
Ron Parker highlights how an accident has cause and effect not just for the injured party, but various other stakeholders too.
Just 16% of health and safety professionals employed in the US in 2014 were female, but there is a growing community of women in EHS.
John Dony gives his thoughts on leading indicators and trusting our instincts as well as data.
Incident reports help find out why accidents happen, but also why they do not. Data and lessons are shared, feedback keeps staff in the loop, and, in fact, incident reporting schemes are cheaper than the cost of an accident. Reports are a reminder of hazards and organizations can use information to change processes for the future. … Read More
In this article, the next of our guest blogs for #IMM2016, experienced safety professional Thomas Arnold, discusses how best to optimize the safety observation program within your business/organization. This article was originally published on Incident Prevention on 22 August 2016 and is reprinted with the author’s permission. World-class organizations do not achieve sustained safety excellence without … Read More
November 2nd 2016 saw the 18th annual National Stress Awareness Day (#nationalstressawarenessday) take place, organized by the International Stress Management Association UK. The tagline for this year’s campaign was “Workplace Wellness – Your Prime Investment”. In this blog for #IMM2016, we look at how stress impacts not only on the individual, but on the organization … Read More