Your business is a living thing and should have these 5 senses
Aug05

Your business is a living thing and should have these 5 senses

Every business is a living thing and ideally should outlive its founder – but this is not always the case. Many have unsustainable processes and constantly run at a loss and one day it just gives up the ghost. Many businesses especially in Nigeria do not understand the need for Health and Safety – I have heard many say Safety is for Oil and Gas companies and they fail to realise that this way of thinking affects their...

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COSHH/CLP Symbols Demystified
May07

COSHH/CLP Symbols Demystified

Too often when delivering sessions on COSHH management and assessments, I noticed my trainees have a tough time getting used to the COSSH symbols and what they represent. Many are aware of the old symbols and can’t seem to grasp what the new symbols represent as some of the new ones look nothing like the old ones. So this post will explain in detail what the COSHH symbols represent. This symbols are also referred to as CLP...

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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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Workplace risk assessment demystified
May04

Workplace risk assessment demystified

Ever wanted to conduct your own workplace risk assessment but don’t feel up to the task? Or maybe you have been trained on risk assessment but have never conducted one out of fear. Risk assessments typically should have 5 steps which I have combined into 3 to make it easier for you to understand.¬†Conducting workplace risk assessment needs lots of patience and attention to detail. You don’t want to miss out on very...

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