Karen McDonnell


Q&A: Driving continuity in the ‘new normal’ – The unknown

During a recent panel debate, three experts discussed taking a proactive approach to uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic. In this article, we put some of your unanswered questions from the day to panellists and give you the opportunity to listen back to the session on demand. Read More

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

WATCH: Safety & Health Digital Week webinar – ‘State of the health and safety profession and sourcing PPE during COVID-19’

This on-demand webinar provides an update on the current state of the health & safety profession, looking at how health & safety professionals are having to adapt to new challenges and working environments. Read More

Occupational health and safety in the home

Around 8.7 million people said that they worked from home in 2019 – less than 30% of the UK workforce – according to a survey by the Office for National Statistics. The same survey also reported that only 1.7 million regularly worked from home. Read More

RoSPA shows how aligning thoughts can help drive policy excellence

'Whilst freedom from harm is the key goal for the society and that work accidents and ill health don’t need to happen: equally we all have a responsibility to adopt a balanced approach to health and safety – and this should encompass work life balance and a whole life view to the prevention of accidents.' Read More

Getting conditions right for people to thrive

ROSPA has highlighted fatigue and sleep management of one of the big safety issues going forward. Read More

RoSPA experts speak about training, driver behaviour, MORR and organisational sustainability

Safety experts representing RoSPA will be available to answer visitor questions at Safety & Health Expo, taking place at London’s ExCeL from 18-20 June. Read More

Embedding safety culture into an organisation

Every year RoSPA sees that the higher-achieving organisations are those with embedded safety cultures – from top to bottom and director level to the shop floor. So what’s the best way to make this happen in your organisation? Dr Karen McDonnell discusses. Read More

Evolution or Revolution?

Dr Karen McDonnell, Occupational Health & Safety Policy Adviser at RoSPA, takes a look at the importance of innovative thinking. Read More

‘Event health and safety is very much about the whole person’

Crowd dynamics needs to be taken into consideration when managing safety at events, says Dr Karen McDonnell, Occupational Health & Safety Policy Adviser at RoSPA. Read More



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Return to work: A template for a COVID-19 business preparedness plan

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Business continuity: A Barbour guide

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