It certainly does! And because of this we will be updating you in each magazine with a short overview of what the SHEQ department has been working on to support the business and provide a safe environment for us all to work in. SHEQ MATTERS
LIFTED RESTRICTIONS Now that business travel is permitted, SHEQ will be attending all of our sites much more frequently and SHEQ forums, safety conversations and observations will become regular features, along with site inspections, which will all contribute to maintaining high welfare and safety standards. All of the SHEQ team at Abbey are driven by the desire to ensure the health, safety and well-being of everyone at Abbey, our customers and the general public we come into contact with. We take any incident or injury extremely seriously and strive to learn each time, to ensure it does not happen again.
you can incorporate this simple concept into your day-to-day roles to improve safety.
risk, we are unconsciously assessing the risks and acting accordingly. For a business, adopting a dynamic approach to risk assessments is crucial because our drivers and other teams all experience working environments that are constantly changing. What was safe one day may not be the next. Training around this will be rolled out and while not revolutionary, it is a highly effective approach to understanding hazards and risks and how to remove them. BEHAVIOURAL SAFETY Traditionally, safety focuses on things like systems, training and procedures. This is all important work but without anything else, safety performance can plateau and
DYNAMIC RISK ASSESSMENTS This may sound like something you need training for, but we all carry out dynamic risk assessments every day. When we cross the road, drive our car and do any other activity where there is a potential
LOOKING AHEAD – NEXT 12 MONTHS
We have three initiatives planned for the next year.
6S 6S builds on the highly
influential 5S system that was made famous by Toyota at its factories. 5S is a system for organising spaces so work can be performed efficiently, effectively, and safely. The system focuses on putting everything where it belongs and keeping the workplace clean, which makes it easier for people to do their jobs without wasting time or risking injury. 6S simply adds safety into the mix. We will communicate more about 6S in the coming months and demonstrate how
Dynamic Risk Assessment Flow
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