The Hearts and Minds toolkit is designed to help organisations improve their HSE performance by: leading the way to the ‘route to the top’ of the HSE culture ladder, and providing the process and tools to facilitate safety culture change and improvement. More information
RRC's tutors and course development team have been working hard throughout 2018 on a major upgrade of our online courses. These new courses significantly improve the learning experience; and initial analysis suggests they provide better completion and success rates.The advantages of online learning are well understood - flexibility and accessibility, study when you want and where you want. On the flip side there is the issue of "self motivation/ discipline", which is essential for successful study at a distance.
In that time, IOSH members and other practitioners in our great profession have been at the forefront of progressive change in the workplace.Work-related accident and illness rates are still too high but have fallen where our profession and legislation, such as the UK's Health and Safety at Work Act, have raised the consciousness of safety and health issues among employers and workers.Yet we know that provisions for occupational safety and health vary widely, and recognition for our role in the workplace and wider society remains lacking.
Building a career in safety and health management is a marathon not a sprint. The journey could take 40 years, but if you run even slightly off course for long enough, you will find yourself far from your intended destination.To avoid looking back on a career and regretting either missed opportunities or a sense of not having reached their potential, practitioners have to map their professional routes.
It's completely free to enter and the deadline for entries is 31 January. Entering the Awards is the perfect way to demonstrate how your business and/or your team have made a real difference to health and safety standards.The ceremony will be held at the prestigious VOX Conference Centre on 10 April 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham and will be hosted by comedian Sean Lock
Matt's potential was quickly recognised and he was chosen to be part of the organisations fast track management programme. By 2001, he had worked his way up to store manager, but had become interested in health and safety. He took the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, which helped him into his first health and safety role. He then went on to gain the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management and NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management.