Best Practice the Key to Health and Safety

The Journal (Newcastle, England), July 11, 2003 | Go to article overview

Best Practice the Key to Health and Safety


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.

Croner is the UK's leading business information, advice and support provider, committed to making businesses more effective by delivering the most complete Health & Safety guidance available.

Croner has earned its position of trust with business professionals by understanding and answering their needs. Over half-a-million people in private and public life rely on Croner to give them the best advice; a service perfected over 50 years.

Croner's industry- leading team of experts puts all of the latest legislation, thinking and intelligence into a range of products to meet the needs of Health & Safety professionals in public or private organisations of every size. …

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