Kingston Police have been using Twitter to remind the public that although they might be in uniform, police officers have still got a sense of humour. UK police forces are prepared to face risks every day, which probably makes the light-hearted moments all the more welcome.
We believe the key to effective risk management is knowing where you are exposed and how to protect yourself from potential claims. We empower public sector risk managers with the right knowledge and the right cover.
We are delighted to announce that in partnership with Ecclesiastical, we now offer an exclusive insurance and risk management programme to further education colleges across the UK. It is designed to support colleges’ specific needs with specialist cover and award-winning service.
142 worker deaths were reported in the UK in the year 2014/15. Falls from height accounted for nearly 3 in 10 fatal injuries to workers. From the report published by HSE it transpires that paragliding instructors, mountain rangers and skyscraper window cleaners are not the most dangerous jobs in the UK.
Pyrotechnics are a showstopper, guaranteed to excite audiences and incite awe. The most outstanding fire spectacle is the legendary creature flaunting its fiery quirk. To bring the legendary creature to life, it takes a team of skilled designers, architects and most importantly, pyrotechnicians.
Nearly 400 international risk leaders came together in London for The Institute of Risk Management’s 2016 Global Risk Awards. The ceremony was a wonderful testimony to the achievements made within the risk management sector over the past year, and to top off the celebrations we came away with an award!
Inspections on boilers and other electrical equipment can help to decrease the risks to health and safety posed by faulty equipment. A broken boiler during winter is a bit of a bother, and if not checked, can become a risk. However, if your boiler should break at work or at home, a few layers and a kettle of boiling water can be a good temporary fix.