Health and safety takes root

Friday morning de-brief is a good time to observe how health and safety impacts during our week. This one was particularly illuminating for all of us. Our day to day activities place stress on us to perform on lots of levels: Keeping the work flowing Make profit Cooperate with clients, contractors…. each other Avoid lost […]

Health and safety is not always clear-cut

Respiratory health v Stress and Well-being.     Hi guys and gals of IOSH. I have a quandary. Over the past year or three I have been hard at it; educating my construction workers about the dangers of silica dust and construction dust in general. I’ve walked the walk; investing time and money and leading […]

Property Care experts plan industry wide improvements

I spent the day with some leading lights of the Property Care Association this week. The event was a meeting of the PCA examiners and markers from all sections of the PCA. This included the preservation sector for the CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments), the Structural waterproofing section CSSW (Certificated surveyor in structural waterproofing), […]

Promoting a positive health and safety culture – good for business

The Property Care Business and – promoting a positive health and safety culture.   Health and Safety…. are you sick of it? I know that in the past, the mere mention of it, was enough to make me frown and change the subject. I viewed it with suspicion and even a bit of antagonism.   […]

Health and Safety in Property Care; a cultural thing

  Health and safety in the Property Care Industry – it’s a cultural thing.     I write this as the owner of a small remedial treatment company and PCA member. Like many firms I employ less than a dozen staff now, and during the recession that fell to 6 or so. The company undertakes […]

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