Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Best Practice the Key to Health and Safety

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Best Practice the Key to Health and Safety

Article excerpt

Most successful business people will tell you that they succeeded because they took a calculated risk.

But when it comes to the Health & Safety, the opposite is the rule.

Health & Safety has become one of the hottest issues around. The role of the Health & Safety professional has never been broader, busier or more pressurised.

The colleague who was once seen as responsible for dangerous substances or facilities is just as likely to receive a call from the managing director, corporate lawyer or Government agency as from the shop floor or office.

He or she will also enjoy a unique range of responsibilities, stretching from policy, security and employee safety to dangerous substances, auditing and risk management.

`Getting it right' is no longer an aspiration but a requirement; when mistakes can mean injury, environmental damage and legal proceedings, and especially when corporate responsibility legislation is at large.

The unique pressures in modern Health & Safety mean that the right decisions must be made day-in day-out and the H&S department is given the best support available.

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