The importance of Health and Safety

Why is it important to manage health and safety? As outlined in both the IOSH Managing safely and IOSH Approved Directing safely training courses found elsewhere on this site, there are four main reasons. Firstly, there is a moral imperative. It is simply wrong to put...

The Role of the Safety Practitioner

I recently came across a 2-part article from the Safety & Health Practitioner (SHP) from March and April 1999 entitled Styles of safety practice and was reminded what a good piece it was and how influential it had been on my health and safety development. Around...