The Healthy and Safe 12 Days of Christmas

The festive season can be a very busy time during which it’s easy to take your eye off the baubles when it comes to health and safety. Taking ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ as her inspiration, Karen Roberts, Commercial Marketing Executive, explains how HSE’s products and publications are fabulous resources for keeping you healthy and … Continue reading “The Healthy and Safe 12 Days of Christmas”

Refreshed RM3 keeps your risk management on track

John Gillespie, the Office of Rail and Road’s Deputy Director of Policy, Strategy and Planning (Railway Safety) recently blogged about the success of RM3; a model that enables excellence in risk management. Originally devised by ORR for assessing risk management in the rail industry, it’s now recognised that RM3’s positive impact on workplace health and … Continue reading “Refreshed RM3 keeps your risk management on track”

Do parking payment machines have to be so confusing?

When faced with a car park machine, Kevin Hallas of HSE’s Centre for Human and Organisational Performance, is convinced he’s not alone in the struggle to work out where to put the ticket, where the credit card goes, which screen to look at and how to get a receipt. I travel a fair bit for … Continue reading “Do parking payment machines have to be so confusing?”

Keeping an eye on the small changes can avoid BIG safety problems

Paul Grant, Energy Sector Manager at HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory, looks at what can go wrong when cumulative tiny changes go unnoticed or become accepted as ‘normal’… I’ve started cycling to work and as a result I have been using my car less and less. For the past few weeks, the car has struggled … Continue reading “Keeping an eye on the small changes can avoid BIG safety problems”