In this post I thought we could spend some time looking at the opportunities that can occur from effectively dealing with environmental risks. ISO 14001:2015 defines risks as ‘potential adverse effects’ and opportunities as ‘potential beneficial effects’. From dealing with a … [Read more...] about A risk creates an opportunity
25th March 2022 saw a change in the law in England, Scotland and Wales. And, though it arrived with barely a whimper, it could have a huge impact on thousands of workers who drive on company business every year. If you use your phone whilst driving, read on, this could save your … [Read more...] about Don’t touch that phone!
Introduction Throughout my career I have been astounded on occasion as to how differently people can interpret information. Take for example when I am delivering a course. You can talk about a topic for a while and then ask a question surrounding it and you will get vastly … [Read more...] about The difference in perception of risk
I am now in my 6th week of working from home, being unlucky enough to have been ill in the two weeks prior to the lockdown, and, have been socially isolated from the first advice to do so as my wife unfortunately suffers with asthma. The challenges of daily life … [Read more...] about Risk and Reward
Controls, Costs and Counting Beans In a previous contribution on risk assessment I discussed the concept of ‘systematic’ and how it is a good idea to take everything into account, even though it may not be of great risk. The good thing about doing it that way, of course, is that … [Read more...] about Risk Assessment – The Safe Person or Safe Place Dilemma