Cynefin Retreat in Whistler, Canada

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Attending the recent Cynefin Retreat at Whistler was a really enjoyable experience.  It is always a pleasure to learn from Dave Snowden, with his vast knowledge in so many of the sciences, and this retreat was no exception.  Also presenting … Continued

The introduction of ISO45001

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The introduction of ISO45001 (International Health & Safety Management Standard) is an exciting time for organisations wishing to gain certification and demonstrate that they meet this international standard. Employers need to demonstrate that they have taken into account the wider … Continued

Women in Health & Safety

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My first ‘Women in Health & Safety’ event attending (December 7th, 2017), hosted by Acre & SHP magazine, proved to be a fun and memorable one. I was really impressed with the size of the crowd in attendance at this … Continued

Safety, is it reasonable? Is it practicable?

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(Event attended on Wednesday November 29th) Maeve O’Loughlin of Middlesex University, Nigel Burgess, the former chair of the IOSH London Metropolitan Branch and Shaun Lundy of Greenwich University conceived the idea of PIPER (Partnership for Innovative Practioner Engagement in Research) … Continued

School Safety

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A recent article on fire safety breaches at five primary schools in Ireland didn’t surprise me all that much. When undertaking risk assessments as part of the compilation of Safety Statements, time & time again I have come across fire … Continued

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