07/10/2016

6 Fire Risk Assessment Musts

The dictionary provides the meaning of “Assessment” as the action of “assessing someone or something”. Therefore its a given that an “Assessment” would require some thought be put in to the process. […]
08/11/2015

Health & Safety: can’t see the wood for the trees

Those of us who confess to being health & safety professionals can sometimes be perplexed by new legislation, case law or codes of practice. It is therefore no surprise that many Small […]
07/08/2015

Should you go beyond health & safety compliance?

Should you go beyond health & safety compliance? Latest figures from the HSE website indicate they successfully – Prosecuted 582 cases, with a conviction secured in 547 cases, a conviction rate of […]
07/01/2015

Trust, Ethics and Clients

A fire risk assessor works on behalf of the client. Looking at their fire safety arrangements, management and the property in order to identify anything that does not meet current legislation, approved […]
06/23/2015

Risk perception and safety

Risk is something we all have to deal with But how we perceive risk leaves some at more risk than others. People I meet are often left confused by the fact that […]
06/08/2015

Does common sense equal safety?

I often hear people describe health & safety as just common sense. Indeed our present government also believe this is the case and commissioned lord young to look in to the matter. […]
06/01/2015

Do low risk environments exist?

A senior executive from a property management company recently stated the company they worked for operates within a low risk environment. Which started me thinking, is there such thing as a low […]
03/10/2015

Has Health & Safety Gone Mad?

Health & safety gone mad is a phrase I hear all too often; used to describe what some perceive as restrictions on getting the job done. It never ceases to amaze me […]