• Health & Safety

    Human Error – We All Make Mistakes

    In my early twenties I lodged for 6 months with a married couple who I knew from work. They had just bought a terraced house and had a room going spare. The house needed a bit of work doing on it and Dave was a DIY enthusiast. One wet Sunday afternoon he asked me if I would give him a hand with some electrical wiring work. Now I am not an electrician. Nor was he. But I wanted to show willing so jumped straight in to help. As we got towards the end of the work we came to the critical task of making final connections into the fuse box…

  • Health & Safety

    The Dangers of Heat Stress

    Nice Weather We have been enjoying a relatively warm, dry spell in some parts of the UK recently. For many of us summer has finally arrived after a rather disappointing spring. On my local patch the farmers are making hay while the sun shines. But every silver lining has a cloud and for some people that cloud is heat stress. Heat Stress Heat stress is what happens when your core body temperature starts to creep up above the normal 37oC. The human body has complex thermoregulatory mechanisms to keep core temperature at or close to 37oC. If these mechanisms fail to work effectively then very significant health effects will start…

  • Health & Safety

    Benefits of Studying NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Leadership Excellence

    The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health & Safety Leadership Excellence has been developed through collaboration between NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) – the UK’s Health & Safety Regulator. This qualification aims to provide holders with the knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety Leadership to ensure that they can contribute to the effective management of their organisations overall performance. Inspire Change and Influence Positive Health & Safety Culture The course emphasizes how leadership behaviours can influence the health and safety culture of an organisation and it aims to guide leaders to become better advocates for health and safety within their organisations (NEBOSH, 2019).  By integrating The HSE’s…

  • Health & Safety

    Benefits of Studying NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation

    The NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation is the second collaborative course from NEBOSH and the HSE (the UK’s health and safety regulator). RRC are one of the first course providers accredited to offer this course. The course is designed to enable learners to be able to carry out solo accident investigations, produce risk control plans and contribute to team accident/incident investigations for large-scale investigations. The course is aimed at managers, supervisors, SHE champions, union representatives and aspiring health and safety practitioners. However, there are no entry requirements other than possessing an underpinning knowledge of health and safety issues – the course is versatile and can be studied by individuals…

  • News, Updates & Events

    NEBOSH Graduation & Awards Ceremony 2019

    The NEBOSH Graduation & Awards Ceremony 2019 celebrates the achievements of successful diplomates whose results have been declared between 12th May 2018 and 10th May 2019. As proud sponsors of the ceremony, RRC attend this celebratory event annually taking place at the University of Warwick.  RRC have a very successful partnership with NEBOSH and internationally RRC are one of their biggest course providers. Therefore it is with great honour that RRC attend the graduation ceremony, sponsor the ceremony and present awards to attendees as well as meeting and congratulating our students every year.  The Ceremony Within the health and safety industry NEBOSH Diplomas are considered to be the golden standard…

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    The Safety & Health Expo 2019 Highlights

    The Safety & Health Expo 2019 It is Europe’s leading health and safety event, and this year’s Safety and Health expo was no exception to the shows reputation of industry excellence. There were thousands of businesses displaying their latest innovations, giveaways and interactive software for visitors to explore. In addition to our own stand, we spotted many influential health safety and environmental business’ including; IEMA, IOSH (With their effective NTTL Campaign on Asbestos), NEBOSH, Safety Media, Shirley Parsons and many more. Here are our highlights of the show: Courage, Resilience & Breaking The Mould The three keynote speakers echoed this year’s theme of courage, resilience and breaking the mould perfectly.…

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    Benefits of Studying The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management

    The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is a collaborative course from The UK’s Health and Safety regulator (HSE) and NEBOSH. It is a specialist certificate aimed at those who work within the process industries; such as oil and gas, chemical plants and pharmaceuticals. Given the hazardous nature of the work environments involved in process industries, the course is suitable for managers, supervisors and safety professionals that would like a specialist qualification in process safety management. Here is an explanation of what process safety actually is, and benefits of studying the course. Difference Between Personal/Occupational Safety and Process Safety Occupational safety is defined as concern over slips and trips,…

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    The Safety & Health Expo 2019 – One Week To Go

    The Safety & Health Expo commences on the 18th of June and will run for three consecutive days. Excitement is building up, and below is a rundown of what you can look forward to in more detail. Schedule of Events In addition to the Key Note Speakers: Jonny Wilkinson CBE, Steph McGovern and Eddie the Eagle, there will be numerous seminars running over the course of the three day event. There will be hundreds of influential HSE figures delivering speeches, ranging from representatives from IOSH all the way to Transport for London. New for the SHExpo 2019, there is also a PPE Attack Zone where there will be visual demonstrations…

  • Environmental

    World Environment Day 2019 & Why It Is Important

    World environment day takes place annually on 5th June. It is a day designated to encourage worldwide awareness to protect our environment, established in 1974 by the United Nations. Fundamentally it is a day for people to make changes towards the environment. It could be anything from organising a corporate event or an action you wish to pursue as an individual. Each world environment day is awarded a theme that is deemed important. For example, this year the theme is air pollution. Air Pollution – 2019 Theme Air pollution is a growing concern both in the UK and globally. This year’s world environment day host China has particularly poor air…