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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 […]
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 […]
8th July 2015

Should you go beyond health & safety compliance?

Should you go beyond health & safety compliance? Latest figures from the HSE website indicate they successfully – Prosecuted 582 cases, with a conviction secured in 547 cases, a conviction rate of 94%; Prosecuted 988 offences, resulting in 881 convictions, a conviction rate of 89%; Prosecutions led to fines totalling £16.7 million, an average penalty of £18 944 per offence. […]
10th July 2016

6 Fire Risk Assessment Musts

The dictionary provides the meaning of “Assessment” as the action of “assessing someone or something”. Therefore its a given that an “Assessment” would require some thought be put in to the process. However I am amazed by the lack of thought put in to some assessments I have been asked to review. The following five areas always seem to be […]