Culture & Behaviours


Lessons from contrasting ‘return to work’ best practice with safety excellence

Tim Marsh and Karen Royale compare and contrast what very best practise is in return to work circles. Read More

Webinar Wednesdays: Safety culture

Join health & safety experts on Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 2:00pm and discuss best practices to change an organisation’s safety culture. Read More

‘Health and safety is common sense,’ or is it?

‘Health and safety is just common sense.’ Group Health and Safety Manager, Joe Smith, says he has heard that statement all his life. As he has gained experience in the area, his feelings towards it have changed from initially seeing the logic in the statement, to questioning it, to now hating hearing it uttered. Read More

‘People are not risk averse enough for our liking’

Why it is so difficult to get people to follow instructions that are there for their safety? These are often very simple instructions, so why do they ignore safety rules and cut corners? Group Health and Safety Manager, Joe Smith, responds to a recent SHP article about behavioural safety progress. Read More

How to manage a business and supply chain that’s COVID-Secure

A look at how businesses can manage their supply chain COVID-19 responsibilities as they increase activity and prepare to win new work. Read More

Is our health & safety focus aimed at the wrong generation?

Subash Ludhra, Managing Director at Anntara Management Ltd and former IOSH President, discusses what effect a person’s upbringing can have on their perception of risk and how they go about their daily routine, and their work, later in life. Read More

Engage people at work: From Coronation Street to culture change

David Mansell, Creative Consultant at Tribe Culture Change shares the parallels between creating an engaging storyline on a soap opera and using stories to influence and engage people at work. Read More

Behavioural safety & risk management: Dr Tim Marsh’s personal case study

'I was calm, sober and legally compliant so I should have been safe. Indeed, I had been safe about 150,000 times before in similar circumstances … but what I didn’t do was double check an assumption…' Read More

The risk assessment trap: Are risk assessments encouraging unsafe behaviours?

Are risk assessments encouraging unsafe behaviours? Tony Roscoe, Head of Consulting Services at Anker & Marsh, looks at human behaviour and whether people take greater risks because a risk assessment has been completed. Read More

Being a lone wolf during lockdown – Implications of the coronavirus for the self-employed

Everyone has their own unique stories of coronavirus and lockdown. In the latest of his series of ‘lone wolf’ articles, Dr Nick Bell reflects on six implications of the crisis for the self-employed. Read More



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