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January 31, 2014

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Enter now for the BSIF Safety Awards 2014


Submissions are now open for the BSIF Safety Awards, which are taking place at the Safety & Health Expo at ExCeL London in June.
The awards, which reward excellence in customer service, product innovation and demonstrable improvements in occupational health and safety are open to both members and non-members looking to publicise their products and services.
The three award categories that companies can put themselves forward for are: 
Product innovation — an award for products that are new and innovative and will contribute to improvements in occupational safety and health. Last year this award was won by Paftec Ltd for their Clean Space 2 Powered Respirator.
Service awards — for companies in the safety field offering exceptional and innovative service solutions voted for by the entrants’ own customers. Last year it was won by WC Willis & Co Ltd.
Safety excellence — based on case studies submitted by members, these awards recognise major improvements in occupational safety created in 2013. Last year this was awarded to J&K Ross Ltd for their work with Northern Powergrid. 
The deadline for entries is Friday 21 March. For full information visit

What makes us susceptible to burnout?

In this episode  of the Safety & Health Podcast, ‘Burnout, stress and being human’, Heather Beach is joined by Stacy Thomson to discuss burnout, perfectionism and how to deal with burnout as an individual, as management and as an organisation.

We provide an insight on how to tackle burnout and why mental health is such a taboo subject, particularly in the workplace.


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Philip Dolby
Philip Dolby
10 years ago

Once again this government and this Prime Minister are showing how out of touch with reality they are. It’s alright removing certain pieces of legislation that are outdated and irrelevant, that’s just pruning to keep the system healthy, but to remove the duty of the self-employed is a kick in the head for all those who have worked hard in the past to ensure that the workplace is as safe as it can be. This is another attempt by the Prime Minister to hit the headlines and glean votes and popularity so he can stay in power for another four… Read more »