How normal employees can easily stray into playing formal CDM (2015) duty holder roles

By Ian Pemberton | Published: 21/09/2017

How normal employees can easily stray into playing formal CDM (2015) duty holder roles

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CHAS and Human Focus launch online training initiative to help contractors comply with their health & safety training needs

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 05/04/2017

CHAS, in partnership with Human Focus, are launching an online training initiative to help contractors achieve the necessary health and safety qualifications for CHAS approval. This new initiative will reduce the training burden on contractors by enabling them to access the large library of industry

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Automatic Email Alerts

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 01/03/2017

The Human Focus system now features automatic email alerts, available to all users. Alerts include those to issue new users login details, for when new programmes are added to the system, when programmes are about to expire and more

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Live webinar 22nd April, 2015 – See how to get your health and safety training to work

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 14/04/2015

Health and safety training is not working – we are not getting the behaviours on the job that are needed to keep people safe. In this series of blog posts I have explored why this is so and in the last edition I introduced how the latest e-Learning technology combined with the use of...

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How to get your health & safety training to work – live webinar 22nd April, 2015

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 23/03/2015

So far in this series of blogs I have shown you that health and safety training is not working because of a number of basic problems in the way in which it is typically designed and delivered.Links to previous episodes: Episode 1 – Do we need to abolish health & safety to make it...

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How to get a 90% improvement in your health & safety training

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 12/02/2015

Comment on this video blog on this LinkedIn discussion group. This is video is Part 4 in a series of video blogs – previous editions can be viewed here: Part 1 – Do we need to abolish health & safety training to make it relevant & practical? Part 2 – The key to turning...

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The single most important ingredient for health & safety training success

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 20/01/2015

Leave a comment on this Linkedin discussion group. Other than practice itself, feedback is the single most important factor in learning a skilled on-the job behaviour. By feedback we mean providing the trainee with information about their performance so that they can learn about what they did well and not so well and...

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The key to turning employees and line managers into training champions

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 11/12/2014

This video is the Part 2 in a series – view Part 1 here Please comment on this blog via this LinkedIn discussion group In my previous blog a fundamental point raised was that to get effective on-the-job implementation of skills then we have to make our training far more relevant to each job...

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Do we need to abolish health & safety training to make it relevant & practical?

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 17/11/2014

Please comment on this blog via this LinkedIn discussion group Do you wish you could get more on-the-job implementation of skills from your health and safety training? You spend a lot of time and resources developing and delivering health and safety training. If trainees don’t put into practice on-the-job what they have...

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How Health and Safety and Work is Made to Look Stupid and 2 Practical Principles for Getting it Right

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 22/03/2012

Welcome to undercover health and safety clips where we use real examples of health safety and work – good and bad – to highlight universal lessons helpful to us all. My name is Ian Pemberton and I am managing Director of Human Focus – I am a health and safety specialist and I hope you...

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How Employees Are Set-up To Have Accidents At Work

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 24/02/2012

Welcome to undercover health and safety clips where we use real examples of where health and safety has gone wrong to highlight universal lessons helpful to us all. We begin a harbour where a car has fallen into the water, and, a mobile crane has been brought in to lift it out. Even before the car...

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Contractor health and safety compromised over asbestos safety training failures

By IANPEMBERTON | Published: 06/06/2011

A recent prosecution of both a contractor and the principal highlights the thorny issue of health and safety competency assessments during contractor management. Quarnmill Construction Ltd and one of their contractors, Wayne Priestley, were prosecuted in relation to the demolition of the former Allens Printers building in Derby in October 2009. During the demolition work...

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