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Re-focussing on accidents that don’t need to happen

As the return to work continues and businesses focus on being COVID Secure, Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland, reminds us that none of the risks inherent in construction have vanished and should not be forgotten about. Read More

COVID-19: Key hazards to look out for when returning to work

With businesses across the UK beginning to return to work, all workplaces must now play their part in minimising the spread of COVID-19. Read More

Multiplex – Protecting the mental health of employees during COVID-19

In this article, we hear from Martin Wilshire, Health & Safety Director at Multiplex, about how the firm has had to act quickly and responsibly to ensure it is following the government’s guidance on how businesses and employers can help to limit the spread of the virus. Read More

Preparing to leave lockdown: In conversation with Alcumus CEO, Alyn Franklin

Alyn discusses the strategies that need to be put into place to mitigate the risk of employees becoming ill, how to carry out proper risk assessments, how to start repairing the supply chain and how to plan for business continuity. Read More

Horizon scanning: Questions about the ‘new normal’

Regardless of the UK’s approach for lifting lockdown, we will be living in what is euphemistically called a ‘new normal’. This creates new challenges and opportunities for the health and safety and allied professions. Read More

Handling the media following a health and safety incident

How the media covers an event can have lasting and potentially damaging effects on an organisation’s reputation; the key is to be prepared and to act proactively, quickly and decisively. Read More

If you think safety is expensive… try an accident!

A review of the costs to the construction industry associated with accidents. Read More

Vote for your Arco Innovation Award winner for 2019

The final five start-ups of the Arco Innovation Award have been selected and announced. It’s now time to look ahead to the demonstration day – one of the final elements of the judgement process. Read More

Getting your workforce through Blue Monday

As Christmas and New Year celebrations come to an end, many will be feeling the effects of gloomy weather, shorter days, and the debt they’ve run up after the festive break. It’s well known that the third Monday in January is dubbed ‘Blue Monday’, so what can businesses do to boost morale in the workplace and help employees to get through the post-Christmas slump? Read More

Arco announces five finalists for its Innovation Award 2019

The five finalists for 2019 Arco Innovation Award have been announced, as decided by the judging panel. Read More


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