Opinion

Safety first for UVC sterilization

Safety first for UVC sterilization

‘Even though UVC devices are efficient at inactivating viruses, anyone considering using them should also be aware of the serious health effects of using them without the appropriate safeguards in place’

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

Small to medium sized businesses can face many challenges when encountering serious OHS hazards

Values - Our essential pathfinders

Values - Our essential pathfinders

‘The word value is used prolifically, yet few of us truly understand how helpful grasping values can be for our organizations, and indeed our daily lives’

Best Practices for Employers to Manage Reports of Suspected Cases and Outbreaks

Best Practices for Employers to Manage Reports of Suspected Cases and Outbreaks

“What if, despite taking all reasonable and practical measures in the circumstances of the particular workplace, to prevent an infection, you get that call – you have a COVID case!”

Upgrade your skills for success

Upgrade your skills for success

Glyn Jones, partner at EHS Partnerships, explains how to upgrade your hard skills and your soft skills to further your career in the occupational health and safety field

What is essential in safety?

What is essential in safety?

Safety expert Dave Fennell gives COS a completely stripped-down, bare-bones, no-window-dressing, no-luxuries look at what is essential for keeping our workers safe

In a pandemic, your work matters

Legal expert Loretta Bouwmeester, a partner at Mathews Dinsdale & Clark, explains how to effectively contribute to your team or organization as a health and safety professional during a pandemic.

6 Reasons Why Facility Safety Inspections are Important for Your Business

6 Reasons Why Facility Safety Inspections are Important for Your Business

‘The wellbeing of customers, clients, and employees should always be your primary concern’