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Welcome to the Fast R Solutions Blog

These ramblings are based on the ideas, opinions and views of the author. Sometimes these may not be your views or opinions; but that is OK, after all the world would be a dull place if we all had the same thoughts.

Hopefully our blog posts will sometimes be entertaining, sometimes though provoking, sometimes questioning or even controversial but always useful and insightful. The posts are not however intended to offend, be discriminatory or put individuals at a disadvantage.

Check back often to read our posts covering Safety & Safety Management, Fire Safety & Management, Company Updates and a myriad of other subjects which pique our interest.

1st June 2015

Do low risk environments exist?

A senior executive from a property management company recently stated the company they worked for operates within a low risk environment. Which started me thinking, is there such thing as a low risk environment? Superficially the industry in question does appear to be low risk. It does not manufacture chemicals or fuels, operate in extreme areas of the world nor […]
8th June 2015

Does common sense equal safety?

I often hear people describe health & safety as just common sense. Indeed our present government also believe this is the case and commissioned lord young to look in to the matter. The result was Lord Young’s review of health and safety entitled Common Sense – Common Safety. http://www.hse.gov.uk/aboutus/commonsense/ The dictionary defines it has a noun meaning – plain ordinary […]
23rd June 2015

Risk perception and safety

Risk is something we all have to deal with But how we perceive risk leaves some at more risk than others. People I meet are often left confused by the fact that I am a health & safety professional and a motorbike rider. They view my motorbike as something dangerous and therefore a high risk activity; which it is. But […]
1st July 2015

Trust, Ethics and Clients

A fire risk assessor works on behalf of the client. Looking at their fire safety arrangements, management and the property in order to identify anything that does not meet current legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance in order to make appropriate recommendations for improvement. Many fire risk assessors work for companies that also have other value added services which […]