Tag Archives: staff

How To Aim For A Stress Free Zone

RIDDOR reportable ill health incidents have almost doubled in the last year.  In 2014/15 stress accounted for 35% of all work related ill health cases and 43% of all working days lost due to ill health. Stress can be a significant cause of illness and is known to be linked with high levels of sickness […]

Ammonia in Refrigeration Facilities

If your staff work in a cold storage or refrigeration warehouse facility, they’re likely to be at risk for ammonia exposure. Anhydrous ammonia (gaseous form) is often used as a refrigerant for meat, dairy, juice and other food and beverage storage. Some such facilities may also use ammonia in liquid form. Ammonia leaks or spills […]

Free ProAktive Breakfast Briefing: Employment and H&S Update

At ProAktive we care enough to understand your business. We would like to invite you to our next H&S and Employment Breakfast Briefing where we will be discussing in detail: Health & Safety H&S changes Fee for Intervention Corporate Manslaughter Employment Legislation Update Social Media: Halo & Horns Managing Absence & Performance: Getting the best […]

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Health and safety files gathering dust on a shelf. Latest updates shoved inside the front cover waiting to be properly filed. Pocket files for staff stuffed full of old contracts, job descriptions and appraisals. Separate diary notes to remind when the next fire alarm, PAT test or appraisal is due. Recognise any of these? Wouldn’t […]

Stressful Times

In a recent HSE survey on workplace stress, nearly 20% of workers reported very high or extremely high levels of stress at work. While specific sources of stress and the way we deal with them differ from person to person, many of us especially struggle to cope with factors that are out of our control. Common […]

Is Your No Smoking Policy Wide Enough?

Electronic cigarettes (which are some times called E-Cigs or vapour cigarettes) are becoming increasingly popular, as they provide smokers with the nicotine hit without any of the harmful effects. The UK smoking ban does not currently restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in public places. This is yet to be tested at court however what […]

When The Dog Gets Hold Of The Gramophone

The question is; if a company like HMV with over 7,000 employees and more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue can get social media so wrong then what hope do other companies have? During a very difficult time for HMV an angry employee, one of several hundred let go by the company that day, decided […]