Culture & Behaviours




Hidden dangers: is seeing believing when it comes to office health and safety?

Key to the successful delivery of any health and safety programme is the willingness of staff to take the initiative […] Read More

SMEs: changing attitudes to mental health taboos

By Gary Ellis, Senior Consultant at CE Safety Acknowledging, discussing and understanding mental health in the workplace was once an […] Read More

Controlling toxic workplace confrontations

Dr Felicity Lawrence explains how to control confrontations in toxic workplaces, and thereby protect your mental health. Contemporary workplaces are […] Read More

Video: Four steps to a better safety culture – SHP Safety Talks with Tim Marsh

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Judgments and emotions: taking the risk out of decision-making

Jerome Hart, market leader UK for DuPont Sustainable Solutions explains the psychology behind so-called “intuitive” decisions that affect work safety. […] Read More

The Lion, the Switch and Nairobi: how our eyes turn us blind

As I write this I’m in Nairobi, the fantastic capital city of Kenya. Arriving after an easy long-haul flight from […] Read More

How happy are UK workers compared to those in Europe?

With a lot of discussion about the importance of focusing on managing stress at work, you might stop to wonder […] Read More

Video: dispelling the myth – positive people are NOT safer people

Professor Tim Marsh explores the reasons why positive people are actually not safer. Why? Quite simply because “positive people get […] Read More

Behavioural safety – has it lost its way?

Martin Cook, director, Turner & Townsend, explains how the concept of behavioural safety used to be hailed as a utopia, […] Read More

Employee violence and civil litigation

By Walter Brennan In an increasingly litigious workplace, not only can employers be sued for sacking an employee without good […] Read More