Health and Safety at Work


I bet some of you are wondering what the title means – particularly international students, or anyone from outside of Lancashire. Well, to translate from my own native Lancastrian into proper English this old adage means there is money in waste. It reminds me of a visit to a food-manufacturing […]

‘Where there’s muck there’s Brass’ – or is there?


Roger Passey
It ain’t what you’re asked, it’s the way that you’re asked it When did you last sit an exam? For many of us it was YEARS ago – perhaps at school, or university. How did you get on? What did you think of the questions? Too technical? Too long? Wanted […]

It ain’t what you’re asked, it’s the way that you’re ...


A case of management-ITIS Years ago, there was a TV advert in the UK for a telephone company, in which a morose young lad was telling his gran over the phone that he hadn’t passed any of his exams – “except sociology”. On hearing this, granny exclaims: “You got an […]

A case of management-ITIS



Health & Safety Policy – know it, believe it, want it! My dictionary gives three definitions of ‘policy’. I like two of them – they apply to health and safety. Well, the third one does, too – in a way. It says:”Policy – a contract of insurance or a document containing […]

Health & Safety Policy – know it, believe it, want ...