Category Archives: Health & Safety

Do you know that CSCS CRO Cards are changing?


There is a danger that some 85,000 Construction Related Occupation (CRO) cards issued by CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) will expire in September 2017 without the card holder realising as the cards near the end of a two-year phase out … Continue reading

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OHSMS Auditor Competence Criteria published


The European cooperation for Accreditation (EA) has recently published a new document to facilitate a harmonized approach for accreditation of certification bodies providing certification of Occupational Health and Safety management systems (OHSMS). The document entitled “EA – 3/13 EA Document on the Application … Continue reading

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All change for Accreditation Standards


There has been a flurry of activity on the development of International Standards to support accreditation and, in particular, auditor competence within certification / registrar bodies. A summary of the latest positions are given below: ISO/IEC 17011 This International Standard … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead: Planning Ahead for Family Road Safety


As you wrap up to Drive Safely Work Week, today’s materials focus on the significant role planning plays in keeping family members safe on the road. Many employees may have or soon will have a teenaged driver or an aging … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead: Navigating the Road to becoming a Mature Driver


It’s day four of Drive Safely Work Week and today’s focus is on helping employees stay safe on the road as they age. Driving is a both a physical and mental task that requires flexibility and focus. There are things … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead: Plan Ahead to have a Clear Head


It’s day three of Drive Safely Work Week. Today’s focus is on the importance of planning ahead to have a clear head. Any number of things can cloud a driver’s attention, from alcohol, medications and fatigue to emotional stress and … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead: Driving Outside Your Comfort Zone


For Day Two of Drive Safely Work Week, today’s focus is on the importance of planning ahead. Advance planning is important when you get out of your normal routine or comfort zone—be it driving in a new location, unfamiliar conditions … Continue reading

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