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Inspiring Safety Awards 2013

Inspiring Safety Awards 2013 Presented By Ken Woodward & Jennifer Deeney   Ken Woodward lost his sight in a chemical explosion. It’s the kind of catastrophe from which most never recover. But Ken resolved that some good should come from the disaster that afflicted him.  Put simply, he has become one of the world’s best motivational safety speakers – determined […]…

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Piper Alpha: 25th Anniversary of Disaster

The 6th July marked the 25th anniversary of the horrific accident on Piper Alpha that lead to the deaths of 167 men. That day in 1988 devastated so many lives. For the survivors, family, friends, and all those who were connected to the North Sea oil platform, the consequences of a failed safety system will stay with them forever. The […]…

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New Ken Woodward film creates a buzz

Lattitude’s highly anticipated film The Diary has been the topic of conversation among individuals in the Health and Safety world of recent weeks. This powerful training film tells the true extent of the damage caused by Ken Woodward’s accident, in his wife Sue’s own words. A diary she kept of the weeks and months after the near-fatal accident in which […]…

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The True Value of Elephants

Elephants, the world’s greatest natural leaders, have once again come under threat in the wild. Their ivory tusks are the reason so many elephants have lost their lives, and poachers continue to kill these glorious creatures purely for profit. Despite a ban on international trade in ivory in 1989, the estimated number of elephants killed for their tusks in 2011 […]…

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An actor in demand

Toby Jones starred as Alfred Hitchcock in TV drama The Girl. Toby Jones is a name you see often these days. A quick search online reveals why. His lengthy filmography and varying roles are more than impressive. He has been appearing in films steadily for twenty years, beginning when he played a valet in 1992 film Orlando. Since then, he […]…

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Olympic research validates the Lattitude approach

One of the most remarkable aspects of the London 2012 Olympics was its safety record. For the first time in modern times, an Olympic Games was delivered with no fatalities. Now research carried out by Loughborough University for the UK Health and Safety Executive looks at what made London such a safety success story. “What struck me was how closely […]…

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Construction industry safety training

Safety training films designed to inspire people working in construction  Construction remains a high-risk industry despite the hard work of safety professionals. The nature of the work creates special challenges and although the number of fatal injuries is now less than half the figure for the 1990s*, there is still work to be done. At Lattitude, we work closely with […]…

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The home truth about an accident

It only takes a split-second for your life to be turned inside out. But an accident’s an accident wherever it happens. Should we really be clocking out of safety when we leave work? Mike Ford started work at Kellogg’s Manufacturing Plant in Wrexham straight from school and he is well-known and well liked there. So the effects of the accident […]…

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