Manual handling week campaign success

Our Feb 2021 manual handling week campaign gained 1,886 social media engagements, reduced injuries by 44%, and increased observations by 62%.

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What we did during MHAW

I'm so pleased with the way everyone at VGC has really engaged with MHAW (Mental Health Awareness Week)  this year. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness week is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, and strategies for attaining mental wellness.

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Empowering people, behaviours and decisions

At VGC we empower our people to develop behaviours and make decisions that align with our competency framework and support our values.

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Defining Blue status for Tideway team

Our team on Thames Tideway east has achieved Costain's prestigious 'Defining Blue' status for exceptional performance for Q3 and Q4 of 2020.

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RISQS audit success

We have successfully passed our annual RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) audit to work on the rail infrastructure.

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Why make safety personal training is important to me

Richard writes about delivering make safety personal (MSP) training to 200+ people since January 2020 on Balfour Beatty sites across the UK.

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Masks and face coverings

What's the difference between a mask and a face covering? Dust masks, provided as part of construction work PPE, vs fabric face coverings to stop COVID19

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Manual handling training on HS2

Ben describes face-to-face manual handling training - visiting people at their place of work, to make sure they are lifting safely.

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Getting the COVID vaccine

Zena has had the COVID vaccine: "It was really easy and didn't hurt at all; the system was most efficient and everyone was very pleasant."

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Staying well in the new year

Wellbeing champion Fiona Dowling offers some practical steps to improving physical and mental wellbeing as we start the new year.

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Our communications during the coronavirus outbreak

During the coronavirus outbreak, we're sending regular communications to all staff, as well as using our website and social media to keep everyone informed.

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