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  • Managing Workplace Fatigue

    It is estimated that fatigue in the workplace costs the UK economy between £155 and £240 million each year – in direct workplace accident costs alone. A general term often used to describe a wide variety of conditions, fatigue is generally accepted as feeling very tired/weary/sleepy due to insufficient rest or sleep, prolonged work periods… Continue reading Managing Workplace Fatigue

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  • 11 Tips on Worker Involvement in Safety & Health (WISH)

    Worker involvement in safety and health (WISH) is a two-way process of collaboration whereby both employers and employees work together to spot, solve and own health and safety problems for the improvement of organisational safety and employee health as a whole. Supplementary to competent health and safety leadership, access to the right advice and hard… Continue reading 11 Tips on Worker Involvem...

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 2 – The Management Report

    In Part 2 of this guide to the NCC2 practical, I will be looking at the ‘Report to Management’, practical element of the moderation. Having previously discussed the need to start the process early and the specific content of the safety inspection, we will now have a look at what might usefully be included in… Continue reading Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 2 –...

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Don’t Get Caught Out on Health and Safety Grounds This April Fool’s Day

    An ill-thought through prank, while on the face of it, may seem entirely funny to the trickster, can result in serious and long term consequences… April 1st marks April Fool’s Day, also know as All Fool’s Day, and is traditionally celebrated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are referred to as April fools. The… Continue reading Don’t Get Caught Out on Hea...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Safety and Wellness Programmes: intrinsically linked

    Despite there being a direct correlation between wellness and safety in a business setting, many organisations still perceive these two disciplines as separate functions, managed by different departments with different systems, budgets and KPI’s. However, when properly connected, effective wellness and safety programmes can yield significant results in terms of accident and injury figures, lost… C...

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  • Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 1– The Safety Inspection

    In this part 1 guide to the NCC2 practical we are looking at the safety inspection of a workplace. I should start this blog with (what I think is) a very important comment: NCC2 is a PRACTICAL EXAMINATION which covers the FULL NGC1 AND NCC1 syllabus That may seem obvious in the context of the… Continue reading Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 1– The Safety Inspe...

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  • Smooth Transitions – From NEBOSH Diploma Unit D/ID to DNI

    This post is intended to benefit those currently studying the NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational  Health and Safety, its’ purpose being to clarify the situation with the staged transition from the ‘old’ Unit D/ID assignment to the ‘new’ Unit DNI assignment, ‘Application of Health and Safety Management in the Workplace’. The Unit D… Continue reading Smooth Transitions – From N...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • NEBOSH International Health & Safety Qualifications Transcending Borders

    According to ILO (International Labour Organisation) estimates, in the region of 2.3 million workers each year die from an occupational injury or illnesses, (this equates to over 6,300 workers dying each day across the world) despite a rising global recognition of the importance of good health and safety practices in the workplace. For every fatal… Continue reading NEBOSH International Health & Sa...

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  • High Reliability Organisations – how can we learn from them in terms of health and safety?

    ‘High Reliability Organisations’ (HRO’s) are organisations that have succeeded in avoiding catastrophes in an environment where normal accidents can be expected due to risk factors and complexity. HRO’s and learning organisations push decision-making down as far as possible and rely on expertise in the field rather than on rules and punishment. HRO’s are committed to learning from failures and ref...

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Defibrilators and CPR – the business essentials

    Guest post: Fiona King for defibshop.co.uk – independent supplier of defibrillators and AED training. What businesses need to know about defibrillators and CPR According to the British Heart Foundation, each year, tens of thousands of people in the UK suffer from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) outside of a hospital environment. By providing life-saving equipment and… Continue reading Defibrilators an...

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Compliance learning isn’t just a box ticking exercise

    We all appreciate that there’s some training that your staff just have to do, so that you can tick the ‘compliance’ box that says they have been trained in a particular topic. Hopefully your staff will actually learn something new or pick up practical tips to improve their working practices … but this is not… Continue reading Compliance learning isn’t just a box ticking exercise

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • OHS – A Year in Review, 2016

    Legal compliance and good planning are the cornerstones of any good Occupational Health and Safety policy, so it’s a good time of year for those involved in the Health and Safety arena, to reflect on the past year and any significant changes therein. With society and the legal landscape changing on a frequent basis, (and… Continue reading OHS – A Year in Review, 2016

  • NEBOSH Diploma Study Guide

    As the age old saying goes…’proper planning and preparation prevents poor performance ‘ – try saying that five times! So, we’ve come up with a few tips which will help you plan your NEBOSH Diploma study and make the most of your course. Set Your Targets Grab yourself a diary or calendar and make a note… Continue reading NEBOSH Diploma Study Guide

  • Wellbeing: the Astutis guide to health and wellbeing this Christmas

    As we’ve been putting the ‘health’ back into health and safety in the Astutis offices in recent months, we thought we’d take a look at wellbeing in the run up to Christmas 2016 and offer a few tips to make ‘light-work’ of this festive season… With families to entertain, gifts to buy, the ‘big food… Continue reading Wellbeing: the Astutis guide to health and wellbeing this Christmas

  • Components of an Effective OHS Accountability System: part 2

    Accountability needs to permeate all levels within an organisation... If tasks are clearly defined and a valid ‘performance, measure and reward’ system is established, accountability systems set the backdrop for good health and safety performance to ensue. Click the title to read on...

  • Developing a Successful Accountability Structure in OHS: part 1

    Together with management commitment, accountability ranks as a critical component of any modern organisation’s safety management system. Click on the title to read more...

  • Do Online Discussion Forums Help Your Learning?

    Online discussion forums give everyone the chance to participate and many people feel more confident with the relative anonymity; it is a ‘safe’ place to try things out, initiate discussion and gain feedback. Click on the title to read more...

  • Delivering OHS Solutions In-house: Jotun

    Company Profile Established in Sandefjord, Norway in 1926, the Jotun Group is a matrix organisation divided into seven regions responsible for the sale of Decorative Paints and Performance Coatings (Marine, Protective and Powder Coatings) and now has hubs in Malaysia, Dubai and China. The company has 37 production facilities in 21 countries, 63 companies in… Continue reading Delivering OHS Solutio...

  • How NEBOSH Shaped My Career – an interview with lead North American tutor, Brian Sumbot

    We caught up with our lead tutor in North America, Brian Sumbot. A seasoned health and safety professional with multi-sector experience and a strong background in petrochemicals, Brian gives a synopsis of his career (so far), explaining how he got into health and safety pursuing NEBOSH qualifications... Click on the title to read the full post

  • NEBOSH International Diploma Online Learning – An Inside Story

    Dalia Raoof is a Senior Health and Safety Executive within the Electricity and Water industry in the United Arab Emirates. Recognising room for improvement within her organisation, Dalia decided to take the NEBOSH International Diploma to advance her knowledge and skills in Health and Safety… Recognising a Need for Training Dalia’s role involves her planning and… Continue reading NEBOSH Internatio...

  • Final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements – what does this mean in practice?

    OSHA general industry standards on walking-working surfaces to prevent and reduce workplace slips, trips, and falls, as well as other injuries and fatalities associated with walking-working surface hazards, become effective next week. The final rule includes revised and new provisions addressing, for example, fixed ladders; rope descent systems; fall protection systems and criteria (including pers...

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • Health and Safety – more than rules and compliance

    At the root of health and safety exist rules and compliance and as safety officers, we are all well versed in local and potentially, depending on the remit of your organisation, international law. And it is the legal aspect of health and safety that is largely responsible for helping to create a culture of health and […]

Astutis Ltd

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Generated 7 months ago

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