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Health and safety blog

Health and safety blog


Installing wind turbine

Keeping you safe in renewables

Accident statistics for renewables only offer a partial glimpse of how health and safety is managed in the industry, but even that limited view suggests that the sector can be a dangerous one.


Plane in sky near air traffic control tower

Making the case for a Just Culture in safety-critical industries

With 35,000 flights a day and not a single commercial aircraft accident in 2017, we could all learn thing or two about safety from Europe’s air traffic management industry.


Devonport Dockyard – serious about health and safety

Health and safety reps at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth have their work cut out with just under 5,000 staff and a site that is three and half miles long and between 0.25 and one mile wide.


Employees meditating during their well-being hour

Welsh government members reap benefits of well-being hour

Welsh government workers describe how they are using their dedicated hour of well-being each week which was negotiated by Prospect.


An eraser rubs out the word stress on a blackboard

Gauging the true scale of work-related stress

Rates of work-related stress and depression are at record highs, according to official figures. One person a minute develops stress because of excessive workloads, poorly designed jobs and a lack of support from their managers. While that figure seems high, the stigma that still dogs mental health could be preventing...