Sleep deprivation: Safety, You and Others
Dec01

Sleep deprivation: Safety, You and Others

A couple of days ago, I wrote on the deadly health effects of sleep deprivation. Today, I need to let you know that sleep deprivation doesn’t just affect your health, it could affect the safety of yourself and those around you. Remember sleep deprivation is not only linked to heart disorders and cancer, it de-energises you and is also linked to behavioral disorders. Can you think for a minute what these could result in if...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Join in building a culture of prevention on Occupational Safety and Health
Apr28

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Join in building a culture of prevention on Occupational Safety and Health

#WorldDayForSafetyAndHealthAtWork Today is The World Day for Safety and Health at Work. It is an annual international campaign held every 28th of April to promote safe, healthy and decent work. It has been observed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) since 2003. According to ILO, today 865,000 people will either die or be injured doing their job. The theme this year is “Join in building a culture of prevention on...

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Your health and safety responsibilities
Oct08

Your health and safety responsibilities

Every time I deliver a training session, I am reminded of how little employees know about their health and safety responsibilities and what they should expect from their employers. It’s not common sense and it’s not rocket science either but if you don’t tell people, they will never know. So here’s a little outline of what is expected from employers and employees. Employers: – You need to have a policy in...

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