Health and Safety

Breaking the Back of Stress

Stress has become as big a cause of workplace absence as musculoskeletal conditions which traditionally accounted for the most work days lost. Is it time we treated stress in a similar way to reduce and minimise both frequency and severity of occurrence?

World Mental Health Day 2017

World Mental Health Day on 10th October 2017, will focus on Mental Health in the Workplace. What plans have you got in place? We know it’s not always the easiest topic to get on the agenda so 2macs have developed a number of ways to help you mark the occasion and get your people involved.

Heart and minds – is that enough?

Drama-based behavioural safety training is mainly focused on hearts and minds. 2macs’ Shaun Curry asks is this enough? Does sustainable change need more? Can organisations afford to rely on these types of events, in isolation, to deliver the safety culture they are trying to create?

“Safety, it’s all about getting attitudes right” – Right?

“We need to change people’s attitude to safety.  We need to have them thinking about safety, believing in safety and bringing safety to life throughout the entirety of their working day.  It is only when we engage hearts and minds can we truly build an interdependent safety culture.” Sounds good, right?  But does a ‘good […]