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What makes a great leader?

On the 8th June 2017, Britain goes to the polls, to decide who is going to captain our ship through the potentially treacherous and murky waters of post-Brexit EU. Who knows, it could be a pleasure cruise, but either way it is going to need a skilled hand on the tiller. Unsurprisingly then, the main […]

Engaging your team

Regardless of the size of your workforce, it is vital to appreciate them both as individuals and as part of your company’s team. The thoughts and actions of the individual will always impact others and your operation as a whole, particularly where safety is concerned. So, how do you create the perfect team, or, more […]

Reducing workplace stress

Two words that are guaranteed to reduce work place stress and improve productivity…  “Well done”. The breathtakingly simple act of telling your staff how much you appreciate them will put smiles on faces and lift your workplace safety climate in an instant.   Receiving praise triggers the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that lights up […]

Employee Engagement

Just as your corporate culture includes and affects all employees – from top management to the front line workers – so does a safety culture. A safety culture can only develop when everyone in the company embraces safety as a key component in their everyday work. There are two basic elements to creating and sustaining […]

Safety at home and at work

Like charity, safety should begin at home It may surprise you to know that more accidents happen at home than anywhere else, including on our roads. In fact every year around 6000 people in the UK die from accidents at home. The staggering cost of accidents in the home According to the Royal Society for […]

Safety culture or safety climate ?

The difference between safety culture and safety climate; a glimpse beneath the surface of your operation The term “safety culture” appeared for the first time in a report written by the International Atomic Energy Agency following the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. It was used to collectively describe the catastrophic failures in company-wide attitudes towards safety […]

Safety Culture Survey

Safety Culture Survey, the sharpest tool in the box Unless you operate a factory that is entirely manned by robots, the productivity and safety of your operation is fundamentally dictated by the people who work there. The reality is that no-one wants a bad safety culture, there is no “us” and “them” – even if […]

The power of ‘Deal With It’® training

    We recently ran some training sessions with Domino Printing Sciences PLC and thought that the feedback we got was well worth sharing. Here’s what they said about the days; In Safe Hands – Management training Completed over two full day sessions, accommodating the entire management team (two groups) on site, it was very […]

A unique set of tools

‘Deal With It’® is a method which will assist with continuous improvement in your Safety & Performance Objectives This programme is a powerful and positive accident and injury prevention process designed to drive a positive safety culture by: Decreasing the frequency of unsafe behaviour through… Discussion of safety issues and concerns on a daily basis […]