Booking the Online
Highways Common Induction
from Power Plus
Many Passport employer administrators have been asking about booking the new online induction and the order in which activities happen, so here’s a simple guide for you.
GEODATA REPORT – ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
CAM Testbed UK is a collection of connected and self-driving technology test facilities which are collaboratively funded by government and industry. CAM Testbed UK provides a comprehensive set of testing capabilities within a defined geographical location.
DO SOMETHING GREAT: YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY CAREER
NEBOSH is a leading global brand in health, safety, wellbeing and environmental qualifications. Our internationally recognised qualifications help to raise the competence of health, safety and
environmental professionals as well as individuals at all levels in the workplace.
NON-EXHAUST EMISSIONS FROM ROAD TRAFFIC
Non-exhaust emissions (NEE) from road traffic refers to particles released into the air from brake wear, tyre wear, road surface wear and resuspension of road dust during on-road vehicle usage.
GREEN FINANCE TOOLKIT FOR PLACE LEADERS
This toolkit was first written in February 2020 in collaboration with leading
infrastructure provider Amey, reflecting the discussion at the Excellence in Place
Leadership (EIPL) session in January.
CLIMATE CRITICAL ITS NOT JUST ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT, IT’S ABOUT SURVIVAL
Climate activism is nothing new, people have been carrying placards and demonstrating against big organisations for decades on environmental issues.
MENTAL HEALTH AND EMPLOYERS
REFRESHING THE CASE FOR INVESTMENT
With a sixth of workers experiencing a mental health problem at any one time1 and stress, anxiety and depression thought to be responsible for almost half of working days lost in Britain due to health issues,2 the relationship between mental health and the workplace is a complex one.
COVID-19 COMMON VISUAL STANDARDS VERSION 2.0
The purpose of this minimum common visual standards document is to support our projects to deliver an eefficient and consistent approach in both branding and presentation of all Lendlease sites and assets during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The appearance of our sites and assets sets the tone for how we do business and it also prepares others to adhere to these standards to protect the safety, health and well-being of everyone.
MY WHOLE SELF: SUPPORTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WHILST WORKING FROM HOME
As more organisations move to online working, human connections are more important than ever. This factsheet has tips for supporting your mental health and feeling connected with colleagues when homeworking.
CORONAVIRUS: SUPPORTING YOU AND YOUR TEAM
It's likely that we'll be working from home for longer periods of time to help keep us all safe during the coronavirus outbreak. These tips from Mind suggest ways to protect our mental health during this uncertain time.
MANAGING REMOTE TEAMS IN CHALLENGING
Many organisations will not be used to all staff to be working from home at the same time. This video and web page from explores ways in which you can manage your team when you are all in different locations.
The Bank Workers Charity have created a range of webinars that cover a variety of topics in the workplace wellbeing field, such as the importance of good sleep, mindfulness, and building your resiliance.
SUPPORTING THE MENTAL HEALTH OF FURLOUGHED WORKERS DURING COVID-19
This PDF guide from the City Mental Health Alliance offers some advice on what organisations can do to help support the mental health of their furloughed workforce.
COVID-19 is causing many people to die before their time. This can be very distressing for those who work with vulnerable people, who not only may feel bereaved themselves but may also have to support patients' friends and family. This guide can help.
MANAGING STRESS AND ANXIETY
Mind have created four PDF guides - for the ambulance service, fire and rescue, the police, and search and rescue - to help you manage feelings of anxiety and stress.
COPING WITH GOING TO WORK DURING COVID-19
This page gives tips for taking care of your mental health and wellbeing, help with understanding difficult feelings, and ways to find support if you are going into work during the coronavirus outbreak.
10 STRESS BUSTERS
This web page from the NHS outlines ten easy ways for you to reduce the amount of stress you experience. It includes tips on remaining positive, connecting with people, and getting active.
SHOUT TEXT MESSAGE SERVICE FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES STAFF
Shout provides a free 24/7 text support service for emergency services staff and first responders. Text BLUELIGHT to 85258 to talk by text with a trained crisis volunteer.
SAMARITANS WELLBEING SUPPORT LINE FOR NHS IN ENGLAND
Healthcare staff are facing particular pressures in the current climate. NHS staff in England can call for free confidential support, 7am-11pm every day of the week.
HRS CUSTOMER COMMUNICATION TERMINAL
Customers can be severely impacted by temporary roadworks, especially when they live close to or even within the area where the works are taking place. Communicating effectively with customers trying to navigate around roadworks or getting to their home is therefore essential to prevent
frustration and potential harm to the workforce.
Climate change is the most pressing environmental challenge of our time. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that we need to take action, and doing so is a clear priority for the Government. That is why in June 2019 we became the first major global economy to pass a law that requires us to achieve 'net zero' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.
MODULAR CONSTRUCTION IN 2020
The proposed rewards on offer for successfully harnessing modular construction are many:
increased productivity, decreased carbon footprint, a way to address the skills shortage, and greatly increased building capacity, to name a few.
MENTAL HEALTH POLICY IN ENGLAND
Around one in four people in the UK suffer from a mental health problem each year. The NHS has set out that it wants to achieve “parity of esteem” between mental and physical health, in terms of access to services, quality of care and allocation of resources. While the achievement of parity of esteem has been a long term-policy goal, since 2010 this aim has increasingly featured in legislation and in Government and NHS policy statements.
ROAD INVESTMENT STRATEGY 2: 2020–2025
This Road Investment Strategy is not a blueprint for pouring concrete, laying tarmac or welding steel.
This is first and foremost a document with people at its heart.
If we are to invest £27.4 billion over the next five years on our strategic road network, it is crucial that we use this funding to improve the lives of all.
SAFETY CASE FRAMEWORK REPORT
This Safety Case Framework Report 2.0 is the culmination of a programme of work which has distilled best practice in the creation and sharing of connected and automated mobility (CAM) safety cases for the testing and development of connected and self-driving technologies. It brings together the best practice and learnings from many organisations to develop a consistent approach to both the creation and understanding of safety cases.
KICKSTARTING YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY SOFTWARE PROJECT
Most risk assessments, audits and other documentation still exist on paper, perhaps with a few excel spreadsheets thrown into the mix.
This system of managing safety presents a lot of difficulties. Documents go missing, get thrown out etc. Templates are overwritten each time someone uses them.
SPECIAL REPORT -SKANKSA
Skanska UK has produced a special report about its low carbon approach. Our special report details Skanska UK’s approach to reducing carbon emissions.
It includes our estimates of our supply chain emissions, going back to 2010. It is supported by the carbon management system technical document, which you can also download. This gives more details of the methodology that we have used to estimate the emissions of our supply chain.
GROWING SAFETY ENGAGEMENT IN YOUR WORKPLACE
“The success of the OH&S management system
depends on leadership,
commitment and participation from all levels and functions of the
The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) had realised for a long time that alongside “compliance activities” based on legislation and
approved codes of practice, there is a need to consider the safety culture of an organisation.
RETHINKING URBAN MOBILITY
There is no better place than London Transport Museum to see how the recent history of London, like the United Kingdom’s other cities, has been shaped by step changes in technology: the arrival of the steam engine and the underground railway in the nineteenth century; the internal combustion engine at the start of the twentieth.