Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

7 Key Metrics Every Health and Safety Department Should Track

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on Aug 25 2017

At the heart of a successful business lies a strong safety culture. And, just like other areas of operations, a successful company makes use of the data available to continuously work to drive up standards in health and safety, employing a range of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to track specific objectives.

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Tags: Staff Training, Health & Safety

10 Steps to Conducting an Effective Health and Safety Training Needs Analysis

The lifeblood of any effective training programme lies in correctly identifying who needs to be trained, in what, and for what outcomes. In order that you train the right people, in the right competencies, with the right learning methods, it is important that you undertake an effective needs analysis before implementing any health and safety training programme.

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Tags: Staff Training, Health & Safety

11 Tips on Worker Involvement in Safety & Health (WISH)

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on Apr 12 2017

Worker involvement in safety and health (WISH) is a two-way process of collaboration whereby both employers and employees work together to spot, solve and own health and safety problems for the improvement of organisational safety and employee health as a whole.

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Tags: Staff Training, Health & Safety

Components of an Effective OHS Accountability System: part 2

Last week we introduced Accountability Systems and why they are important to the modern organisation and specifically, the health and safety function. This post delves a little deeper into building a successful Occupational Safety and Health accountability system in simple to apply steps...

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Tags: Health & Safety, Staff Training, Training for teams/businesses