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Adverse Event Planning in Fast Growth Businesses

As your business grows, so does the need to up your health and safety game. Because with rapid growth comes increased risk to your business’ future and your employees’ health and wellbeing. Implementing solid adverse event planning is an important step in preventing accidents and incidents. Let’s explore why in further detail with the help […]

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Promoting a safe school environment together

At Vita Safety, we think equipping future generations with the skills andknowledge needed to succeed in life is critical. Health and safety plays a huge role in making this possible. Students, teachers and everyone in between should feel safe and protected while at school, so they can learn and teach without compromising their health and […]

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Creating Safer Learning Environments for Children

There were 35,041 reported accidents involving children between 2005 and 2010, according to HSE. In truth, the real number is likely to be much higher since non-fatal accidents are significantly under-reported. With school buildings becoming increasingly older, the level of risk can only escalate. That’s if educators don’t take action to tackle inadequate health and […]

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Experiential Entertainment: Case Study

We live in a time where experiences trump material objects, which is good news for the experiential entertainment sector. People are hungry to try the latest craze and shout about it on social media, whether it’s axe throwing, zombie hunting, crazy golf or escape rooms.  This has caused a surge of economic growth in this […]

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SME Owners: How Safe is Your Business?

82% of occupational injuries and 90% of workplace fatalities happen in SME businesses in the EU. These are disturbingly high numbers for what are considered ‘safer’ working environments compared to large and industrial organisations. The reason? SMEs have tighter budgets than larger businesses and face greater financial insecurity. And because threats to worker safety are […]

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Safely Keeping Britain Tidy

Keep Britain Tidy is an independent UK based charity with three goals – to eliminate litter, end waste and improve places. To them this means more than just picking up litter, it means creating clean beaches, parks and streets and creating sustainable practice that eliminates unnecessary waste. For over 60 years they have been working […]

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What can we do to ignite change for better mental health management?

When was the last time you thought about how work affects your mental health – or that of your staff? Lloyds Bank CEO, Antonio Horta-Osorio, recently revealed how debilitating stress from work almost “broke” him. In 2011, to bring the company back from the brink of financial devastation, Horta-Osorio gave too much of himself. Despite […]

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Addressing Mental Health and Wellbeing Culture

Addressing Mental Health and Wellbeing Culture

Why is workers’ mental health and wellbeing that one area you can’t seem to improve? It could be because you’re not adopting the right approach. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. 217 million days of work are lost each year due to issues related to mental illness and substance abuse. While there are factors […]

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How Can Your Business Truly Benefit from Putting People First?

Companies that strive to reduce workplace hazards using a carefully considered strategy have a lot to gain. Not only do they improve the lives of their employees but they also encourage economic success. HSE estimated that between 2015 and 2016 the cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions was £14.9 billion.  With […]

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Acknowledging ‘World Day for Health & Safety’ and ‘Workers’ Memorial Day’

“A business’s most valuable asset is, and will always be, the dedicated staff that devote themselves to delivering the work of the organisation” – Professor Dame Carol Black, UK National Director for Health and Work (2006–2011) 28th April marks international World Day for Health & Safety and Workers’ Memorial Day. It’s no coincidence that both occurrences […]

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