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Thursday 9th August 2018
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From CEO to beginner, wherever you stand on the spectrum of HSE, the conference has something of interest for you:
â- Inspiring thought leadership workshops with leading health and safety experts â- Insightful discussion panels and case studies â- Interactive showcase of new Virtual Reality training methods â- Opportunity to network with like-minded professionals
Paul has been a speaker for nearly 6 years now and the things that keep coming up on his feedback forms after his talks are, “It will make me speak up” or “it has made me aware of the lucky escapes they have had”. Paul says, “Organisations’ reported near-misses have more than doubled, if not trebled, after my visit”.So, why the increase? It is easy to answer that with one word: “AWARENESS”. People are more aware of their surroundings, the behaviours and the culture they operate in.One company director wrote to Paul saying,
On the RRC Stand we will be offering discounted places on our Glasgow & Aberdeen NEBOSH Certificate and IOSH courses, or, if you want to travel further afield for your training, the RRC team can do you a deal for our London, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Dubai, Tunis or Tbilisi centres.Our new NEBOSH Certificate online courses, including the NEBOSH Process Safety Management Certificate, will be showcased at the show, and if Kevin can handle the technology, you can see for yourself why RRC’s online courses are so popular and deliver such good pass rates.
Why should each group be afraid of each other, when actually each group is working towards the same goal of constructing and delivering the entity they produce to their customers? Unfortunately, the groups don’t want to give or hear bad news to or from each other. So, the best way for each group to operate is to function within their own silos, or so they think, as it is safe and comfortable, and everybody thinks and does the same. No-one rocks the boat
Project managers of the university project were impressed with Bull after visiting Shell offices in Holland where the company’s alarm system was installed earlier this year. Bull has now been contracted to supply its renowned Cygnus alarm systems to protect one of the buildings at the university which is home to almost 35,000 staff and students.The Student Centre, which is opposite the Leiden University, Campus The Hague, will provide sports, recreational and support services for students once complete.
Safety Services Direct have added to this, calculating an estimated salary loss of £1.47 billion annually, due to workplace illness or injury.For those in full time contracted work, sick pay can help in reclaiming some of these lost wages, however those working under zero-hours contracts may not be so lucky.Yet Safety Services Direct have uncovered that search trends show a declining interest in workplace safety searches.