It is not unusual for people to walk passed and ignore serious and obvious hazards in the workplace.   We can become accustomed, or normalised to seeing situations which are unnecessarily dangerous. These can include: missing fall protection barriers blocked fire exits leaking pipes corroded storage tanks workers taking shortcuts precarious operations cables trailing across

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So what happens if the HSE issues an Enforcement notice to your organisation and you choose to ignore it? Ignoring Enforcement Notices – you don’t have to be a genius to determine what is likely to happen. There will be some form of follow-up (they know where you are) and then things will not proceed

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Proactive Health and Safety – what do we mean? With respect to health and safety, are you Proactive or are you Reactive? Do you wait for things to happen and then respond? Is so, you are reactive. Most of us do a mixture of the two. We react to certain things and we try to

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