Every organisation has a clear commitment to creating a workplace free of occupational injury, yet every year thousands of lives are lost and many suffer injuries within the workplace. Those who are custodians of health and safety in the workplace carry an endless responsibility to bring health and safety values, policies and procedures to the minds of managers and employees constantly. The messages and training around health and safety can easily become staid and boring. The challenge for these practitioners is to inject new energy and vigour into the health and safety practices without diluting the message. This case study explores the impact and effectiveness of a programme that embraced the idiom of football and the principles of safety in achieving new energy around health and safety at a copper mine…. read more