Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Sian Thomas

Sian is the Human Resources Manager at Astutis and has over 19 years experience in the health and safety training environment. She is responsible for all the HR needs of the Astutis team and has implemented a number of new initiatives to improve workplace wellbeing.

Recent Posts

Top Tips for Managing and Reducing Stress

Written by Sian Thomas on 28 October 2019 11:28:37 GMT

As part of our initiative for International Stress Awareness Week 2019, which runs from 4-8 November, Astutis are hosting a special guest blog from the International Stress Management Association:

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Prioritise the Wellbeing of your Workforce

Written by Sian Thomas on 02 April 2019 11:45:51 BST

The role of health and safety has traditionally been more involved in safety within the organisation rather than health. Safety outcomes are often more immediate and therefore perhaps easier to recognise and manage, whereas health outcomes are often delayed and the effects are not seen or felt for a longer period of time. This influences how we prioritise our actions and safety is more often than not, at the top of the list.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations

How Does Stress Affect Workplace Productivity?

Written by Sian Thomas on 24 October 2018 10:27:39 BST

Stress and anxiety are two of the biggest threats to workplace productivity. When crippled by this double-act, few can function to their full potential leading to a drop in productivity, often affecting the company as a whole. Alarmingly, one-quarter of people feel that their job is the most stressful part of their life, demonstrating just how big the problem is!

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How Can I Take On More Responsibility At Work?

Written by Sian Thomas on 02 October 2018 09:19:31 BST

Career development usually goes hand-in-hand with increased responsibility. Climbing the career development ladder means often facing bigger demands at each stage. This hypothetical ascent is true of driven bankers, retailers, marketeers and labourers. In fact, it is a maxim that underpins almost all workplaces.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH General Certificate

Choosing A Career That's Right For You

Written by Sian Thomas on 20 August 2018 08:56:49 BST

You will spend approximately 1,800 hours at work every single year. That’s a large proportion of your life so choosing a career that’s right for you is crucial if you want to enjoy that 1,800 hours.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH General Certificate, Careers