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April 14, 2016

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Video: Serious Injuries and Fatalities with Dominic Cooper, episode 4

In his fourth video for SHP Safety Talks, Dr Dominic Cooper explains serious injuries and fatalities.

Over the last 30 years there’s been a 66% reduction in minor injury rates, whereas the long term rate for serious injuries and fatalities has stayed broadly static.

Watch Dominic explain the different levels of fatalities and what the causes and correlations of serious injuries and fatalities are.

NB: There is a problem with the sound on this video when watching on phones and tablets without headphones. To listen to the full video, please either use a computer or use your headphones to listen in. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Download: Improving Safety Culture

Download your free copy of the eBook Improving Safety Culture by Dr Dominic Cooper

Click here to download

The SHP Safety Talks are a series of small thought pieces designed to get you thinking, whilst perhaps sipping your morning coffee. The SHP team have invited key individuals from the safety world to deliver these mini-lectures, and you can expect only the most insightful challenging and engaging threads.  For more videos from the SHP Safety Talks series, visit our CPD  downloads page.

If you agree with Dominic’s thoughts, then let us know in the comments below and we can keep the conversation going.

Sleep and Fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. It is also related to workload, in that workers are more easily fatigued if their work is machine-paced, complex or monotonous.

This free director’s briefing contains:

  • Key points;
  • Recommendations for employers;
  • Case law;
  • Legal duties.
Barbour EHS

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