Double Celebration of Success!

Double celebration of success at Epica Health, Safety & Wellbeing! Elizabeth Sinclair Managing Director of Epica Health, Safety & Wellbeing started her career in the health and safety sector 20 years ago. It’s also a decade since the Epica team started to provide simple and competent health and safety advice and practical health and safety training in the UK.  Founded … Read More

Hannah Hart joins the team at Epica Health, Safety & Wellbeing Ltd

Hannah Hart joins the team at Epica Health, Safety & Wellbeing as Office Manager! Hannah has a varied background in customer service, recruitment and procurement. Her main talent is building relationships with stakeholders both internal and external. Her role in Epica Health, Safety & Wellbeing is to ensure the smooth running of the office and organising work coming in and … Read More

Worldly Wednesday – Work with us to help you

Worldly Definition: Having a wide and refined knowledge of the world especially from personal experience. Even the most experienced companies who set a high standard for Health and Safety can be improved. It is highly unlikely that any company is perfect, especially where Health and Safety is concerned. There are always new legislation and regulations being introduced or updated on … Read More

Factual Friday – Let’s Face Facts

How safe are you on the road? Whether you are a driver or pedestrian, we are all responsible for road safety. Research suggests that at the end of March 2019, there were 38.4 million licensed vehicles in Great Britain. Add that to the current population of the Great Britain is approx. 67,530,172. So, there are 38.4 million licensed vehicles and … Read More

Thinking Thursday – Think before you act

How many times throughout the day are you on Autopilot? We do so many of the same tasks that they become second nature; we don’t always consider the consequences if it was to go wrong. Our brains have a structure called the default mode network. This network is responsible for evaluating past events and preparing for the future. Whilst some … Read More

Meticulous Monday – Making sure it is right

Measure twice, cut once – How meticulous are you in your job? Have you ever been in such a hurry to complete a job? You rush through it, complete it and then it turns out wrong?! How frustrating! Stop and take a minute to compose yourself and think strategically about what you are about to do, making sure what you … Read More

Thorough Thursday – Keeping it in check!

How thorough are you with your Health and Safety procedures, Checks and Inspections? Making sure you carry out the correct procedures and have the correct policies in place is imperative. Are you 100% confident that you have all aspects of Health and Safety covered within your workplace? There may be things you have missed, legislation you aren’t fully up to … Read More

Wealth Wednesday – What’s your take?

What comes to mind when you hear ‘Wealth’? Most people think of lots of money, luxurious lifestyles, fancy cars… The list is endless. However, have you ever stopped to think you are extremely wealthy just for having air in your lungs? We all take our bodies for granted; To be able to breathe with ease To have use of all … Read More

Tidy Tuesday – Tidy work space, Tidy mind!

More often than not we are so busy, the area around us both in work and at home becomes untidy, its normal! However, sometimes it feels good to just take time out of your day to stop what you are doing and regroup. Why not stick on some of your favourite music and begin your cleaning spree – whether you … Read More

Togetherness Thursday – Teamwork makes the dreamwork!

There is a stigma around Health and Safety for being boring, tedious and creating work. People tend to run a mile when they see Health and Safety however, when our advisors attend site, we can assure you that there really is no need. Our Health and Safety advisors not only highlight what your company needs to implement and improve on … Read More

Zero Tolerance Tuesday – What standards do you set?

Every workplace should operate a zero-tolerance policy on the use of alcohol, drugs or any other substance which could cause intoxication whilst at work. This also goes for some prescribed medications; some medication can also cause side effects which could mean that you are not fit to carry out your job. Whether you operate machinery, work in construction or even … Read More

Factual Friday – Knowledge is power!

Did you know? That there were 1.4 million work related ill health cases (new or long standing) in 2017/2018. That there were 147 fatal injuries to workers in 2018/2019 – that’s 147 people not going home to their loved ones. Accident rates are lower where employees genuinely feel they have a say in health and safety matters. The main kinds … Read More

Teaching Tuesday – Talk it out together

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward. How competent are you? How competent are your colleagues? Do you lead by example? Do you pass on your knowledge of working safely or the most efficient way to carry out a job? We should all receive training when starting … Read More

Fruity Friday – Feeling Fantastic

Looking after your body is very important. That’s why we should give our bodies the best chance, by eating the right foods with the best nutrients. For those who are traditional, why not try: Oranges – Oranges are low in calories and full of nutrients, they promote clear, healthy, skin and can help to lower our risk for many diseases, … Read More

Thinking Thursday – Stop, think and assess

How often do you think about your place of work? What works and what can be improved? Do you ever go the extra mile to highlight issues and endeavor to have them rectified as soon as possible? Many people are aware of hazards in the workplace but choose not to act because it is easier, it may cause them work … Read More

Work in Stressful Job for 15yrs Increases Risk of Five Forms of Cancer

Working in a stressful job can put more than just an individual’s blood pressure at risk. An employee’s overall mental wellbeing will impact an organisation’s culture, environment and productivity in a drastic manner. A recent study by Preventative Medicine reports that significant links were found to stomach, lung, colon, rectal and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. However, researchers from Quebec University measured the link of this … Read More

Actions Speak Louder Than Words! Give Today

Epica Health & Safety were the headline sponsor for the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2018, organised by leading private sector lobby group Downtown in Business, with Liverpool’s leading business men and women rewarded with the achievements of the best businesses in the city region. The awards which filled the enchanting Sefton Park Palm House set the perfect background for … Read More

Epica Health & Safety Headline Sponsor the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2018

Epica Health & Safety Headline Sponsor the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2018 We are delighted to announce that Epica Health & Safety is the official headline sponsor for the Downtown in Business annual City of Liverpool Business Awards, which this year takes place on Thursday 12 July 2018 at the Sefton Park Palm House. Speaking about the sponsorship, Elizabeth … Read More

New Team Member at Epica Health & Safety

Welcome to Epica Health & Safety Ellie Carden! Ellie has joined our expanding team as Service Coordinator.  She has a range of experience in managing customer service and expectations.  Her true skills are having the ability to coordinate various work streams. Her responsibility at Epica Health & Safety is to ensure we meet our client needs and aim to provide … Read More

Epica Health & Safety Win Female led Business of Year Award 2018.

We are proud as punch to announce that 2018 shows continued success for Epica Health & Safety’s Director Elizabeth Sinclair.  Epica Health & Safety won the female led Business of Year Award 2018. Epica Health & Safety goes from strength to strength.  2017 was tremendous year for Epica Health & Safety, with new concepts such as SafetyMate™, vital contributions to … Read More