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FEATURING: Peter Harvey Chief Executive of FLTA

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A regular Q&A series with the movers and shakers in the Health & Safety landscape Following a highly successful army career, Chief Executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association Peter Harvey has placed Health & Safety at the core of the Association’s raison d’etre.  He has spoken at many Health & Safety events and under his direction the FLTA National Fork Lift Safety Conference was named as winner of the Best Practice Awards 2015 presented by the Trade Association Forum. He has also overseen the introduction of a raft of successful new initiatives including the ground-breaking Safer Site Programme and a Read More

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FEATURING: Bob Stoker of @safetyphoto;

A regular Q&A series with the movers and shakers in the Health & Safety landscape One of the most followed and retweeted Health & Safety blogs and social media accounts in cyberspace, @safetyphoto repeatedly highlights the myriad H&S fails in the working environment. Health & Safety Works talked to founder Bob Stoker about the principles behind the site… @SAFETYPHOTO NOW HAS OVER 17k FOLLOWERS ON TWITTER, AS WELL AS A WEBSITE – INITIALLY, WHAT WERE YOU HOPING TO ACHIEVE WITH IT? The ‘safetyphoto’ website started on the August 1, 2004 with the intention of helping students of Health & Safety with Read More

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FEATURING: Mike Ellerby of LRB Consulting;

A regular Q&A series with the movers and shakers in the Health & Safety landscape Q: TELL US ABOUT YOUR WORK ROLE AND WHAT PART YOU PLAY IN THE HEALTH & SAFETY COMMUNITY? I run a Health & Safety consultancy. We are based in Loughborough, in the East Midlands and we service a wide range of clients across the UK. We provide retained Health & Safety support to clients as well as ad hoc services. Unlike a lot of Health & Safety Consultancies, we also offer food safety consultancy. I also deliver training courses through the UK and in the Middle East (including Read More

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FEATURING: Sarah Daniels of The Red Cat Partnership;

A regular Q&A series with the movers and shakers in the Health & Safety landscape Q: TELL US ABOUT YOUR WORK ROLE AND WHAT PART YOU PLAY IN THE HEALTH & SAFETY COMMUNITY? I am a Chartered Practitioner and trainer based in Norwich in a fantastic Victorian building. I founded the company 16-years ago and have established ourselves as the go-to people. We have used social media to be approachable and helpful. I also manage a professional group on LinkedIn and blog for SHP Q: HOW DO YOU THINK HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE IS VIEWED BY PEOPLE IN GENERAL? BEAURACRATIC NIGHTMARE Read More