culture and behaviours


Lean safety: Factual information, simply explained

Do a lot with a little. How safety could learn a lot from the ZX Spectrum. Read More

Lone Wolf – 5 years and counting

Over the past few years, Dr Nick Bell has given previous accounts of life as a self-employed health and safety consultant. September 1 marks his fifth year ‘out on his own’. Read More

The New Rules of Safety: Be careful what you measure

Professor Andrew Sharman offers caution on the desire to set hard measures to quantify the behaviour of workers and suggests that if we’re not careful, we might just get what we measure. Read More

Are we going through the Age of Integration?

The calls for change are legion. A decade ago, Dame Carol Black, called for health and wellbeing to be moved up the corporate agenda. IOSH called on the UK Government to take health more seriously. Latterly, Stevenson and Farmer lamented the organisational over-focus on physical safety risk. Read More

Leadership: Engaging the workforce

"Lack of leadership leads to loss, be it loss of reputation, contract, trust, stock share value or profit but at its most serious, lack of leadership leads to loss of life." Read More

Why we need to find the killer metric, to help wellbeing in the future

This article explores the current landscape and future direction of the burgeoning wellbeing industry, and where it intersects health and safety in different organisations. It also examines the types of talent businesses are recruiting, and the different skill sets needed, to successfully deliver wellbeing in the workplace into the future. Read More

Does ISO 45001 support a strong safety culture?

Getting the support of senior management and leadership is key to creating a strong safety culture, according to a representative from the British Standards Institution (BSI). Read More

3 ways to a mental health and wellbeing strategy

Only five to ten years ago, a wellbeing strategy looked like apples in the office, yoga at lunchtime, a cycle to work scheme and gym memberships. Read More

Equality revenge: Achieving a gender and diversity balance in construction

There is a strong movement at the moment for gender and diversity balance amongst most industries, especially in construction, according to Kay Ortatepe, Group Health, Safety & Environmental Trainee at Willmott Dixon. Read More

How to achieve global ISO 45001 certification

In 2019, Fujitsu was awarded ISO 45001 from Bureau Veritas. In this case study article, Fujitsu and Make Business tell the story of the achievement. Read More



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