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    Safe skies maintained, but at what cost?

    At the time of writing, the facts are still emerging about why thousands of UK flights had to be cancelled or delayed on August bank holiday Monday. But the incident raises vital questions for safety professionals everywhere.

    By Mike Robinson on 06 September 2023

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    Erosion of trust in powers to enforce is putting lives at stake

    Not a week seems to go by without reports of the government, institutions, or organisations seemingly acting as if there’s ‘one rule for them, and another for everyone else’.

    By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 08 August 2023

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    Please Hold

    Everywhere you look these days, people are talking about wellbeing. It seems the subject of how we thrive, in increasingly complicated modern times, has well and truly arrived. And yet….? Are we really being strategic about this?

    By Dr Samantha Peters, Being Well Together Committee on 17 July 2023

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    Stick ’em up! the art of the safety poster

    There are murmurings that the humble safety poster could be having a moment. So what makes for a powerful poster?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 05 July 2023

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    Small, yes, but mighty!

    Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy. Organisations with under 500 staff employ just over 60 per cent of people working in the private sector in the UK.

    By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 03 July 2023

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    South Korean delegation meets with British Safety Council

    This year marks 140 years of diplomatic relations between the UK and Korea. As part of activity organised to commemorate this anniversary, a delegation from the Government of the Republic of Korea, its key health and safety bodies and National Assembly has met with British Safety Council’s Chief Technical and Operations Officer, Jigna Patel.

    By British Safety Council on 14 June 2023

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    Alliance formed to promote better safety, health and wellbeing for all

    Prominent UK safety and health organisations have united to form the Occupational Safety & Health Stakeholder Alliance, which will offer a 360-degree perspective on critical safety and health issues for the first time.

    By British Safety Council on 12 June 2023

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    Let me tell you a story...

    I recently addressed a room full of people waiting to hear if they had won an International Safety Award (ISA), at our gala dinner in London. This is something I do every year, so nothing unusual there.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 02 June 2023

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    Why understanding workers’ attitudes to rules is key to improving safety culture

    Understanding the underlying reasons why workers are failing to follow safety rules is crucial for developing the right ‘nudges’ and processes to encourage staff to always act in a safe fashion.

    By Sarah Prince, Tribe Culture Change on 02 May 2023

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    Time for a double celebration!

    May is one of my favourite months. Not only is the weather (finally, surely!) starting to feel more Spring-like here in the UK, it’s also when we hold our prestigious event, the International Safety Awards (ISAs).

    By Mike Robinson FCA, British Safety Council on 28 April 2023