According to the UK’s Health and Safety Executive 28.2 million workdays were lost in 2018.19 due to work-related accidents and ill health! The health and safety statistics in our infographic make sobering reading and show how much still needs to be done. The Truth Behind the Statistics – Why Health and Safety Matters Whatever the size of your organisation, your top priority is the health and safety of your employees. Clear safety procedures benefit everyone and ensure compliance with your legal obligations, as stated in the Health and Safety At Work etc. Act 1974.
The need to isolate ourselves at home has led to a whole new way of living. Our homes are also our workplaces, classrooms and gyms. For some, they’ve also become places to grow food and lead a more self-sufficient life. This situation is likely to persist well into the future, as numerous questions about how and if we should return to our old ways of living and working remain unanswered. It’s a daunting time, and yet it also provides an opportunity to do things differently. Architects, interior designers and builders are already rising to the challenge, and exciting new ideas about home design are beginning to emerge.
It’s too early to know exactly how life will be affected by the current covid-19 situation or how businesses will respond over the coming months. However, one thing is already clear: technology will play an even bigger part in our business and personal lives than it does right now. Unsure how your business will move forward? These key trends will give you food for thought, whatever your line of work.
We’re currently battling through an extraordinarily difficult time. In addition to major health concerns there’s plenty more to worry about – job security, finances, kids education, to name but a few. Work still needs to go on, wherever possible, but in addition to all the concerns of the moment, everyone must get to grips with completely new methods of operating. Even on a good day changes in working practices are often challenging, and I think we can agree that today isn’t a good day. And yet, there is a way forward. New procedures can work and people can adapt and support each other while they’re doing it. Here’s how…
Implementing and following the correct health and safety procedures can be a major chore, even though it’s essential. Employees often perceive this as complicated and always time-consuming. It’s also tricky to keep up, as regulations are constantly changing. Fortunately, it’s easier to get everyone involved than you think. Be Safe’s innovative and intuitive app helps everyone to work safely and with full compliance, whether on-site, in the office or in the factory.