How to prevent unconscious bias in the workplace
What is unconscious bias? Unconscious biases are stereotypes that people form in their heads about other people. These stereotypes are often formed without conscious awareness and occur as a result of the human psychological need to categorise the world around them. They can be formed…
What is passive solar design?
When organisations are able to incorporate environmental management within construction work, it can bring many benefits with it. These include cost-effectiveness, new investment and a positive corporate image. One of the leading ways in which construction can promote sustainable building is through passive solar design….
The Benefits of in House Health and Safety Training
If members of your workforce require health and safety training then you may be weighing up the various benefits and drawbacks to having the course conducted on your site location vs sending employees to an external plant. At HLS Training, we believe that in-house training…
What is Included in a Workplace Safety Audit?
If you haven’t had a workplace safety audit recently then it’s time you thought about bringing an external provider into your organisation to assess the security of your workforce. No matter what industry you operate in, health and safety audits should be a fundamental part…
What is the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act?
Keeping your employees safe should be your number one priority at work. Whether you’re a labourer or work in an office, you need to be compliant with the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act to protect your workers and adhere to legal workplace practices.