This is updated version of the original blog post published in August 2016.
When done correctly, blogs have the power to provide relevant and useful information about health and safety in a time efficient manner. Instead of surfing through websites after websites, you can just go through a well-written blog to acquire all the information in a neatly summarised view.
Here are some of the most informative and interesting blogs we think every safety manager should be reading.
EHS Today has the latest and the most up to date information about professional and occupational safety practices. This work safety newsfeed covers a number of measures that must be observed to ensure safety and security in a professional environment. In addition to workplace safety, the blog has interesting reads on risk management, safety management practices and safety trends, as well as leadership tactics that enable the safety culture to grow.
This blog is run by safety expert Kevin Burns and focuses on the various strategies to build personal leadership in safety. Kevin talks deeply about how a caring and nurturing environment of safety can improve businesses and how motivation can be the driving factor in augmenting safety within a company. The blog also has a podcast service for individuals who prefer listening rather than reading.
This very well managed and to the point blog consists of a number of topics that can help leaders increase safety in their organisations by developing a more caring and nurturing attitude towards their employees. Run by author Terry L. Mathis, topics such as safety excellence and transformational leadership define how exemplary leaders differ in their attitudes towards employee health and safety.
RoSPA's blog on workplace safety is one of the most popular blogs in the field, and rightly so. RoSPA's vision is to help organisations improve their actions towards health and safety to prevent accidents and save lives at the workplace. The blog includes useful content on safety for various industries, tips on how to make health and safety an organisational priority and features on awards they have given out for achievements in the field.
Like the name suggests, this blog is focusing on all things safety at the workplace. You will not only find educational content and tips on safety, but also conversation starters on topics such as mental health, harassment and bullying at work. The Safety at Work Blog is intending to provide their readers with the best possible understanding of the considerations they need to make around health and safety, and where OHS might be falling behind.
Tap Into Safety is utilising their expertise as safety trainers and educators to cover the most essential, and sometimes less discussed health and safety risks at the workplace. This blog has content on injury prevention, mobility considerations, contractor safety, as well as safety awareness education for everyone in the organisation.
We might be biased to nominate ourselves, but curating quality content is a passion for us at Plan Brothers. Our goal is to help organisations adapt to the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (also known as VUCA) of their surroundings, and thus the blog features a vast array of topics such as safety management, incident reporting and learning from failure.
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