Accident reporting under health and safety regulations is not about apportioning blame. It is a monitoring and evaluative tool, a catalyst to making changes that keeps your employees, contractors and members of the public safe but just how do you report an accident at work properly? [Read more…]
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System is a popular ISO for many businesses and organisations. It is an accreditation that sends a clear message to your customers and clients that you have the ability to deliver high-quality service each and every time.
An essential part of the standard is measuring customer satisfaction and that means not only collecting customer feedback but doing so in a way that is integral to your continuing compliance with ISO 9001: 2015. [Read more…]
There is certainly no denying that the current political situation surrounding Brexit is chaotic. We should have left the EU by now but the extension granted earlier this month gives parliament another six months to come up with a deal that satisfies everyone.
In the meantime, businesses across the UK are trading under exceptionally difficult circumstances and for those who trade across borders into the EU, the uncertainty is crippling. [Read more…]
As an employer, you have many responsibilities to your staff. For new staff, this means ensuring they have everything they need to become an integral part of the team. In terms of health and safety, they need to be brought up to speed quickly with hazards, the risks posed and actions taken to minimise these risks. How well structured is your health and safety induction process for new staff? [Read more…]
Any organisation that promotes staff collaboration across all its practices and procedures is a strong one. When it comes to health and safety, however, there are undoubtedly many benefits to including your team, at every point.
For any business employing more than five employees, a robust and workable health and safety policy and practices are legally required. Forward-thinking organisations see past the ‘minimum’ they must do, making health and safety and the physical and mental well-being of their employees a priority.
So how does staff collaboration make safety processes more robust?
If your organisation wants to gain ISO 14001 environmental management systems (EMS) certification, these are the steps you’ll need to take.