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July 7, 2021

Safety values, ideas, behaviours and clothes

For over 30 years Simon been involved in the management and leadership of workplace, health, safety and wellbeing. During his time in both the army and the fire brigade, the management of rapidly changing and sometimes dangerous work-activities, has taught him to constantly question, both what he does, and the way he thinks. As MD [...]

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May 11, 2021

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” —Henry David Thoreau

Mental Health awareness week has arrived, and this year’s theme is nature. Most of us appreciate the benefits of spending time away from the hustle and bustle of towns and cities. We’ve known about the positive effect’s of being outdoors and embracing the wonders of nature for hundreds if not thousands of years. Recently we [...]

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April 14, 2021

Boomerang learning By Simon Cassin

How many times do we go on a course, read a book or perhaps even just catch a quote in a Facebook post? at the time we think the learning was great, really informative and definitely something that you want to use in the future. But something happens, both formal and everyday learning often disappears, [...]

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March 16, 2021

Remember, realign, reboot. By Simon Cassin

As we all begin our slow and measured return to a new normal, perhaps it is time to remember, realign and reboot in the right way, so we can embrace the future with a collective confidence. The kids are going back to school and even though many of us are understandably nervous, an ethical realignment [...]

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February 9, 2021

Mental health-How are you coping with the pandemic?

Having positive mental health helps us relax, achieve and live our best life. Stress is the body's natural reaction to feeling threatened or under pressure. We have evolved to cope with acute stress, but the current situation is resulting in chronic stress affecting an increasingly large number of people. Too much stress is linked to [...]

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December 17, 2020

Ethics uncovered

How do we know if something is, or is not moral or ethical? In this Blog, I hope to provide a broad overview of common approaches and concepts of ethics and morality. Let’s begin by first defining the key terms. For this Blog, we will broadly recognise that the terms ethics and morality are ubiquitous [...]

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November 6, 2020

Ethics and morality in health & safety article

Please read Simon's new article with SHP. Ethics uncovered : how do we know if something is, or is not moral or ethical?

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November 5, 2020

Introduction to ethics and morality sessions for the IOSH 2020 volunteers conference.

Introduction to ethics and morality sessions for the IOSH 2020 volunteers conference. Today Simon has been delivering short introduction to ethics and morality sessions for the IOSH 2020 volunteers conference. Each session is delivered is just 30mins long but provides the opportunity for attendees to ask questions and discuss the concepts in greater detail. Simon [...]

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November 5, 2020

What has Simon, our CEO, been up to recently?

We caught up with Simon to talk about the brilliant work he has been doing lately with the leading Health and Safety magazine, IOSH (The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health). After displaying an interest in philosophical concepts such as workplace morality and ethics, Simon was approached by IOSH and asked to facilitate a number [...]

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October 13, 2020

Intellectual humility and it’s influence on health, safety & wellbeing at work

Why do we believe that what we believe is true? This presentation will utilise work-based scenarios to discuss the appropriateness of our beliefs, and encourages delegates to consider issues such as: what it takes for a belief to become knowledge, how the less we know about something the less we are able to recognise the [...]

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