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Mental Health Awareness week might be finished now, but there's still a long way to go to break the stigma. Let's keep talking about it and looking out for each other. Plenty of pointers in our latest Noticeboard, read on...



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Mental Health Awareness week might be finished now, but there's still a long way to go to break the stigma. Let's keep talking about it and looking out for each other.

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Equal Opportunities Training
Looking to carry out some in house equal opportunities training, has anyone any notes, handouts etc. I could go over?  

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Anybody Else Experience This?
Dear Fellow Health and safety Professionals. I am wondering if anyone has to suffer the same accusations as me when carrying out their normal daily work. My company has a problem with chastising people for breaching H&S, basically they do not. I audit, they ignore if the staff don't agree and just carry on regardless, and to get around this it was suggested that the staff get a promise of a bonus at the beginning of the year. Every time they do something wrong as in not wear PPE etc. then they get some of the bonus taken away as a deterrent...

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How to Audit your Management's Commitment to Health and Safety
This article quite simply aims to share some of my own auditing experiences as an health and safety professional who is fortunate enough to visit and audit some amazing and interesting organisations. I've found that regardless of the industry, the basics of any positive health and safety culture are the same.
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Featured Site - Heads Together

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are spearheading the Heads Together campaign to end stigma around mental health.
Get involved and lets end the stigma around mental health and change the conversation for everyone.
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Suicide kills more construction workers than falls.
Mates in Mind is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in construction.
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Be prepared for terrorist attacks, get the app - citizenAID™. It is designed to guide the public to react safely, pass effective messages to the emergency services, prioritise the injured and give life-saving first aid. This combination of effective organisation and immediate treatment will save lives.
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The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit that supports the 'protect and prepare' strands of the government’s counter terrorism strategy.
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Dozens of free downloads for NEBOSH Certificate and Diploma levels.
Topics include: construction, diploma units A, B, C & D, fire, health & well-being, and plenty others to help with revision. 
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