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The Noise That Annoys or the Noise That Destroys?

It is quite incredible that after all these years that we still have issues with noise and noise exposure resulting in people losing their hearing to a greater or lesser degree. This is one of the most rigorously researched and investigated areas of Health and Safety – and also one of the easier ones to […]

By |February 17th, 2016|Workplace Safety|0 Comments

ISO 9001-2015 A Standard for the Future?

The latest version of the time honoured ISO 9001 has been recently released. Whilst having very strong alignment with the previous version, there are some truly significant aspects to the new version which will undoubtedly test some ‘dyed in the wool’ QA auditors. In addition, there is now much more alignment with WHS aspects which […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Management Systems, Risk|2 Comments

The Role of the “Risk Assessment” and Why it Goes Wrong!

Why Risk Assessment?
Assessing risks is a crucial element of Risk Management, a wide ranging concept applied in many different and varying sectors such as the occupational work arena and finance and counter terrorism.  This short discussion will focus on the occupational sector and the role it plays.   The key tool to effective risk management is […]

By |June 25th, 2015|Risk|0 Comments