Tag: heath and safety

Time to accentuate the positive?

Isn’t it time we focused on the positive side of health and safety/wellbeing at work? If we spend our time warning people that bad things will happen do we simply make it seem inevitable and unavoidable? More time focused on the positive actions that help us create a modern mindful safety approach will inevitably lead to a more engaged workforce. […]…

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Film Guru

One of the most important figures in safety training today is also one of the best hidden. Bruce Corby has been a vital friend and inspiring figure behind Lattitude’s films. He is the man behind some of the world’s bestselling and most influential safety training programmes ever made. Hindsight – The Ken Woodward Story, Jennifer Deeney’s It Will Never Happen […]…

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Giants of Leadership – A Testimonial

Giants of Leadership – A Testimonial I worked for a company that took safety to it’s heart and had many young manager with high potential making their way through the management jungle to the high temple of executives….One day I was asked “Vince, how are we going to get our principal of safety first over to this management group?”…that was […]…

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RoSPA Gold Award for Meerkats at Morden

It’s always good to hear positive news. This month we’ve been greeted with the wonderful announcement that BOC Morden has won the Gold Award for achievement in this year’s RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. They’ve made such a commitment to continuous improvement in workplace safety over the last five years and now they’ve been recognised for their hard work. We’re also […]…

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Why it pays to invest in safety

In the current economic climate, spending money isn’t going to be at the top of the ‘to-do’ list. But when you realise what one accident could cost, investing in safety training is by far the cheaper option. In the case of Ken Woodward, after the accident in which he lost three of his five senses, the company he was working […]…

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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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