A quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives.
The team at Wood Group Training recently held a Working Bee at local New Plymouth School, Spotswood Primary, alongside our Enviroschools Partners. As a team, we worked hard tidying up Spotswood’s outdoor classroom. We all got our hands dirty removing onion weed and flax bushes and planting native trees and plants.
Discussing competency and the robustness of competency frameworks is always a polarising conversation with L&D, HR and QHSE on one side and everyone else on the other. Why the debate? Usually managers fail to understand what competency is and thereby authentic conversations involving competency are not happening. Competency - one of those topics where the business says “she’ll be right”.
What is a 12% productivity increase worth to your company? In addition to a 30% reduction in insurance premiums, around a 30% – 70% reduction in undesired incidents and significantly reduced operating costs?
When it comes to health and safety advice, there is no single product or document that is a silver bullet for workplace safety. When selecting a health and safety advisor or resources, shop around, look online, ask for referrals and make a decision based on sound information.
The presence of well trained Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) within the workplace is proven to achieve increased worker participation and engagement in health and safety matters. In this article we uncover the important role of HSRs and their functions and powers under the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).
What is the role of a HSR?
Today, Wood Group Training joins the global celebration for World Environment Day. The theme for this year's event is 'you can make a world of difference', focusing on the little changes you can make in your everyday life that can make a huge difference in reducing your impact on the environment and taking care of the land, water and air around us.
The competence of seafarers is the most critical factor in the safe and efficient operation of ships and has a direct impact on the safety of life at sea and the protection of the marine environment.
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