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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.

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. […]
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 […]
10th March 2015

Has Health & Safety Gone Mad?

Health & safety gone mad is a phrase I hear all too often; used to describe what some perceive as restrictions on getting the job done. It never ceases to amaze me that people take this view with appropriately implemented health & safety. If health & safety measures are lacking or removed the chances of someone suffering ill health, injury […]
4th March 2015

Has the Regulatory Reform ( Fire safety) Order 2005 made things easier?

The Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order 2005 is 10 years old this year, but has it made things easier for those that have to deal with fire safety? I cannot go through every part of the order and give my opinions; I am writing a blog not a book. So will look at those areas which I believe have given rise […]