Fork Lift Trucks

At a client’s site in the Midlands, the speed limit generally on site was 10 mph but fork lift trucks were capable of 15 mph including in the several factory units and warehouses. With floors slippery with dust and little segregation between trucks and pedestrians it...

A noble cause still

When I first became involved in this profession some two decades ago, I felt it was a noble cause. I do still. Then there seemed as much public concern about the lack of accountability for health and safety offences, as there is about the excessiveness of health and...

Safety concession

Life became easier the day I had the idea of introducing a safety concession arrangement. It was a real Doh! moment – why hadn’t I thought of it before? We were reviewing the management of non-routine activities with a client in the North West, agonising over why it...

Safety is our first priority… really

If your health and safety performance is poor, turning things around is more about what you do than what you say. Successful companies move heaven and earth to achieve their strategic business objectives. They disseminate them throughout the organisation, interpreting...