Risk Management

Zero

Oct 1, 2017

Does Zero Tolerance Equal Zero Incidents?

Zero Tolerance is a blunt tool for managing the complex issues of violence risks says Maybo Chairman, Bill Fox. He believes more sophisticated solutions achieve better results. Our understanding...

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OpenPalmsIssue1

Mar 7, 2016

Personal Safety - Your Responsibility

We often hear these days about ‘who is to blame’ for something going wrong or someone being hurt. It might be the fault of the Government who should pass a law about it, the person who...

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BP Icon

Feb 22, 2016

Violence Risks - Are Your Colleagues Struggling to Assess Them?

Violence can be an unpredictable risk as its causes are complex and it is influenced by many variables. This dynamic nature was the basis of our pioneering work to apply dynamic risk assessment to...

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Street Cleaner

Jun 20, 2013

Council Initiative to Tackle Violence at Work

A sharp increase in the number of incidents of violence and aggression against its staff has prompted East Ayrshire Council to take action. The Cumnock Chronicle reports on an initiative to tackle...

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8 Element Model

Apr 29, 2013

Work Related Violence - Learning the Lessons

Standards and guidance concerning violence risks have leapt forward over the past twelve years and 'violence reduction' is now a respected discipline with a degree for practitioners. Violence is a...

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Scales

Feb 11, 2013

TUC's Manifesto Calls for Health and Safety to Have Equal Status

SHP online reports on the TUC's new ten point health and safety manifesto, highlighting the headline points. One of the key recommendations is that much greater importance must be given to...

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Jan 3, 2013

HSE Cost Recovery Scheme Up and Running

On 1 October 2012 the new HSE Fee for Intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme came into effect. Under The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, those who break health and safety laws are...

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Best Practice

Dec 17, 2012

Safety by Numbers - How safe is safe enough?

Can safety be measured in numbers? Whilst recording incident numbers and other relevant factors provides useful data to identify trends such as job roles, activities, location e.t.c. that may...

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