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|Cardinus Risk Management winners at IIRSM Risk Excellence Awards||24/05/2021|
CARDINUS RISK Management won the award for the International Risk Initiative of the Year at the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) Risk Excellence Awards 2021.
Cardinus Risk Management is a health and safety risk management organisation, delivering a wide-array of services to businesses across the globe.
The IIRSM is an educational charity and professional body for those managing risk in all its forms.
The IIRSM Risk Excellence Awards took place virtually on the 20th May 2021. The International Risk Initiative of the Year category showcased effective risk management across global locations, taking interest in strategy, culture and organisational values, brand and knowledge sharing.
Cardinus Risk Management’s submission focused on their global ergonomics solution during the pandemic, in which they supported organisations to develop and deliver appropriate solutions to meet the rapidly changing risks to employees when working from home.
Cardinus provided tailored e-learning, software, advice, guidance and a world-beating virtual assessment solution to reach employees in 191 countries across the globe. More specifically, Cardinus provided:
Andy Hawkes, CEO of Cardinus Risk Management, on winning the award said, “I’m delighted that the hard work that we’ve put in to deliver a complete ergonomics solution over the COVID pandemic has been recognised by the IIRSM.
There were so many aspects to this solution that it was truly a team success, and Cardinus has shown that it can deliver, time and again, on large, complex and rapidly changing projects.”
Jon Abbott, Director at Cardinus, added “2020 was an astonishing year in so many ways. Personally, I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with so many global organisations to help them support the ergonomics wellbeing of their workers during an extraordinarily difficult period.
Most importantly, it was great to see the positive outcomes we could achieve together, from improvements in comfort, regulatory compliance and greater worker satisfaction.
Well done to my Cardinus Risk Management colleagues who made this possible!”
For more information visit www.cardinus.com
|Cardinus launches Connect Summit||13/05/2021|
THE PANDEMIC has brought about many changes to the way we work, and as we move out of it, many organisations have decided to embed that change in their policies.
For those working in health, safety, wellbeing, or ergonomics, this will present new challenges as employees move from home, to the office to third spaces, while still requiring support in all those localities.
Over two days, Cardinus’ Connect Summit will tackle issues such as the legacy of the pandemic, tackling the stresses of flexible working, flexible work regulations, scaling up health programmes to meet the challenge of hybrid work, new technologies and innovative strategies.
With speakers from organisations who work with many of the world’s leading organisations, including Marsh and Wells Fargo, this conference brings together 20+ speakers for two days of in-depth and engaging talks across a broad spectrum of health and risk categories.
On the 29 June, it will be running from 09.00 GMT to 15:00 GMT with topics including “Internal Communications in a Post-COVID Workplace”, “The Legal Implications of the New Working Environment” and “How to Build Your Wellbeing Strategy (Backed Up by the Data)”.
While the 30 June sees a more explicitly US-context, running from 15.00 GMT to 19.00 GMT, with topics including “Return to the Office – Are You Ready?”, “Work/Life Integration” and “Consideration for the Flexible Workforce”.
Cardinus Risk Management is a leading software-driven health and safety risk management company, providing thousands of organisations in globally with online training, risk assessment and risk reduction measures.
Andy Hawkes, Cardinus’ CEO said of the event, “We are proud to launch this fantastic event that brings together so many insightful speakers to address the challenges that have come out of the pandemic.
"The quality of speakers, and the breadth and depth of talks, covering everything from legal implications right through to learning how to support others through adversity, is really exciting and means the event gives audiences plenty of learning experiences, no matter their interest.”
For more information about Cardinus, or to speak to someone about the event, email email@example.com or call 020 7469 0200.
|Cardinus announced as IIRSM Risk Excellence Awards finalist||30/03/2021|
CARDINUS RISK Management has been selected as a finalist for the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) Risk Excellence Awards 2021 under the category International Risk Initiative of the Year.
Cardinus Risk Management is a health and safety risk management organisation, delivering a wide-array of services to businesses across the globe. Over the past year they have accelerated their support of global organisations through software and virtual solutions to help businesses reach and mitigate the risk to their employees.
The IIRSM is an educational charity and professional body for those managing risk in all its forms. The International Risk Initiative of the Year category brings together international providers who can showcase effective risk management across global locations, with a focus on a strategic approach, organisational culture, values, and brand, and knowledge sharing.
Cardinus Risk Management’s submission focused on their global ergonomics solution during the pandemic, and how they supported organisations to deliver the help their employees needed to work comfortably and safely from their homes. Firmly based around the knowledge and expertise in the understanding of applicable regulation, cultural requirements and the changing social dynamics brought on by Coronavirus around the world, the Cardinus solution brought together software, e-learning, risk assessment, a global ergonomics regulation guide and a virtual ergonomics assessment programme delivered in 191 countries.
Jon Abbott, director at Cardinus, added “I am thrilled that we have been announced as finalists for the International Risk Initiative of the Year at the IIRSM Risk Excellence Awards 2021 for the work we have done on global ergonomics.
It’s a testament to the hard work my colleagues have put in during a very challenging period during the COVID pandemic. We have proved to be resilient and adaptable and have shown that we are able to provide the solutions to our customers that they need, no matter how much the working environment changes.
We’re excited for the Awards night, and wish all finalists the best of luck.”
For more information, visit www.cardinus.com
|Cardinus’ new personal wellbeing course||08/03/2021|
THE OFFICE for National Statistics (ONS) reports that happiness has remained at its lowest level since March 2020, with overall satisfaction with life significantly lower, and anxiety higher than pre-lockdown levels.
Beyond the data, we are all aware anecdotally, and from our personal lives, that personal wellbeing has taken a hit since the start of the pandemic.
To combat this Cardinus has supported customers with appropriate training and risk assessment software throughout the pandemic, releasing courses on home working, return-to-work, mental health and now Personal Wellbeing.
The personal wellbeing course
The Personal Wellbeing course is authored by wellbeing consultant, expert, speaker and podcast host, Kristel Bauer of Live Greatly. With her extensive knowledge of wellness and mindfulness practice, and as a respected consultant in corporate wellbeing, she is well-placed to provide the knowledge and expertise that employees need to support their wellbeing at this difficult time.
Coupled with Cardinus’ leading health, safety and wellbeing e-learning platform, which now extends to over 25 courses, the Personal Wellbeing course can really help to improve the lives of employees as the pandemic continues.
Andy Hawkes, CEO of Cardinus Risk Management said, “The Personal Wellbeing course represents the latest effort by Cardinus to provide customers with the support they need to truly tackle some of the issues that have arisen through the pandemic and in to the future.
Kristel’s understanding of wellbeing issues and the practical advice and exercises given within the course will undoubtedly be of great use to those who manage wellbeing in organisations across the UK and globally.
Wellbeing is a hot-button issue and has been growing in popularity since before COVID. This course adds a missing element to our suite and gives our customers fantastic coverage across all areas of health, safety, security and wellbeing. “
What does the course cover?
Personal Wellbeing covers all main areas of wellbeing, including:
The course also provides deeper learning opportunities around energy levels and sleep quality, brain function, performance and attention, incorporating movement into the workday and more. Plus, it provides downloadable content around exercises and practices to ensure that employees can quickly access that information throughout their day.
For more information about Personal Wellbeing, or to learn more about Cardinus’ e-learning courses, call 020 7469 0200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Cardinus' magazine focuses on adapting to change||01/03/2021|
ISSUE 15 of Cardinus Connect is out now. In the new issue, Connect readers can learn about the challenges of flexible working, new building regulations, managing wellbeing and more.
Cardinus Connect is now in it’s 15th edition. Connect brings together contributors from across the industry and provides a space for new thinking, thought-leadership and experiences from the coal face.
The magazine reaches thousands of Cardinus customers and subscribers and has grown its readership with each new issue.
Issue 15 looks at the rapid pace of change that industries and workplaces across the world have had to suffer following the pandemic and asks how health and safety professionals can adapt to change in the long-term.
The lead article sets out the challenges of flexible or remote working and how we can take learnings from prior to the pandemic to build up scale and implement a healthy, and safe, flexible working programme.
Other contributors focus on the mental health and wellbeing challenges associated with the pandemic and give their advice and tips for managing wellbeing at this time and in the future, as well as looking at the key business drivers for supporting wellbeing in organisations.
Connect also tackles the changes to regulations in the fire and building safety industry. With so much change occurring, or in the pipeline, this article gives real insight into the challenge for property owners and managers.
For more information on Cardinus Connect, or for more information on Cardinus’ health and safety expertise call 020 7469 0200 or email email@example.com.
|Cardinus secures exclusive partnership deal||09/02/2021|
CARDINUS INCREASES its footprint in the industrial ergonomics space becoming exclusive partners and distributors of Longitude6 technology and innovative Delta Method.
Following on from the launch of its industrial ergonomics software Healthy Working Pro, Cardinus is excited to announce that it is the exclusive UK distributor of Longitude6’s smart technology and innovative Delta Method for industrial ergonomics.
Longitude6 provides a suite of technologies that objectively measure and map physical stress on the body, giving rapid diagnostics. These solutions encompass sensor and 3D motion capture data and risk analysis.
The Delta Method is a human-centred approach to workplace safety and injury prevention that puts the actions of your employees at the centre of the solution, not just the environment. Longitude6's Delta Method works with camera and sensor technology to improve productivity and employee performance by reducing workplace injuries and associated costs.
Together with Cardinus' new Healthy Working Pro industrial ergonomics risk assessment software the partnership will be providing enterprise-wide ergonomic solutions to customers in 2021.
Of the exclusive partnership, Jon Abbot, global client and ergonomics director stated, “Together, Cardinus and Longitude 6 can help UK organisations to protect their employees, improve workplace safety and reduce injury through precise ergonomics data and an innovative technology and software approach.
"The partnership enables Cardinus to extend our footprint as global leaders in office and home ergonomics to the industrial ergonomics space.”
Mark Heaysman, CEO founder of Longitude6, stated, “Having Cardinus Risk Management as our exclusive distributor in the UK is something we are excited and proud to announce.
Not only providing Longitude6 an expanded sales and distribution capability in the UK, but also advancing what we can offer our clients in office and home ergonomics in the UK, USA and Australia.”
For more information on how Longitude6 and Cardinus products can support your business, speak to Cardinus on 020 7469 0200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Cardinus and CriticalArc form strategic partnership||03/02/2021|
CARDINUS RISK Management has announced a strategic partnership with CriticalArc to bring Cardinus’ advisory and training expertise together with CriticalArc’s SafeZone, a unified safety, security emergency management solution.
Commenting on the partnership, Andy Neal, director of security at Cardinus stated, “We have been highly impressed with how the CriticalArc SafeZone solution empowers safety and security teams to streamline and strengthen their capacity to respond to incidents, optimise outcomes, fulfil duty of care, and mitigate risks. By combining SafeZone with our strategic consultancy and behavioural training, we see a perfect synergy by working together.”
In 2020, Cardinus celebrated 25 years of delivering health, safety, security, and ergonomics risk management solutions across the globe with over 1500 mid to large clients. Cardinus’ security division was formed when Andy Neal joined in 2017, having run his own consultancy and training firm following a distinguished military career.
Cardinus offers both onsite and online consultancy services to help organisations mitigate work-related risks, better understand threats and develop policies and procedures which minimise accidents, enhance the employee experience, and help businesses comply with health and safety legislation.
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, CriticalArc has regional offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Middle East with over three million SafeZone users across 80 countries. Adopted by world-leading universities, healthcare providers, and critical infrastructure, SafeZone enables proactive responses that positively impact the outcome of incidents, supports lone workers and travelling staff, and enhances safety and wellbeing.
CriticalArc’s managing director, Darren Chalmers-Stevens commented, “We welcome our relationship with Cardinus as an important extension to the solution we provide clients. Our combined expertise, technology, and people will deliver significantly enhanced benefits, capabilities and market reach.”
For more information visit www.criticalarc.com
|Cardinus video promotes healthy working||10/02/2021|
CARDINUS LAUNCHES its new industrial ergonomic assessment solution, Healthy Working Pro, which is showcased in a short, animated video.
Healthy Working Pro allows ergonomists, physios and consultants with a fast way to capture ergonomics assessments and instantly report on them.
Featuring 13 out-of-the-box assessments, as well as the option to add bespoke assessments at an additional cost, it speeds up the process of recording and reporting on assessments.
This then allows for standardized reports, greater analysis of assessment data and improved ergonomics programme performance.
Cardinus has released this short, animated video to showcase how Healthy Working Pro can help assessors to be more efficient, so that they can spend more time focusing on interventions.
Jayde Kelly, global sales director, Cardinus Risk Management stated, “The increasing demand for a solution to support ergonomic risk was evident and we set about building Healthy Working Pro to meet the needs of existing and future clients in the UK and globally.
We have developed Healthy Working Pro to be simple and intuitive to use and to deliver rapid results and reports.
We’re excited to launch the video, which gives you a quick overview of the product and how it can help organisations to streamline the data collection and analysis of industrial and non-office ergonomics assessments.”
Andy Hawkes, global CEO of Cardinus added, “Healthy Working Pro extends our footprint having been a global leader in office and laboratory ergonomics. The initial stand-alone application will be followed by a full enterprise edition that will combine our global ergonomics solutions under one program.”
For more information on Healthy Working Pro, speak to Cardinus on 020 7469 0200 or email email@example.com.
|Dynamic risk assessment for a COVID-world||11/11/2020|
CARDINUS RISK Management, an AmWins Group company, has developed a unique training model, SOAP, that provides employees with the tools to measure and mitigate risk in relation to working in a COVID-world.
As a vaccine is finally mooted and organisations consider a 2021 with a reduced risk to COVID, there are serious concerns that health and safety managers will need to address now and during a transitional phase moving back to a workplace.
Employees working out on-site or travelling to and from a workplace, need to consider and weigh up their approach to risk. Coronavirus presents an invisible risk with a very real chance of exposure and ill-health. This is compounded when considering that employees may live with others who are vulnerable. For employers this presents a big risk.
Right now, and looking towards a transitional phase returning to work in 2021, employees need to be able to dynamically assess their exposure to infection risk so that they can avoid contracting coronavirus.
Cardinus is presenting this as a training model for organisations with two packages. A training course for staff and a train the trainer model, to enable organisations to share knowledge quickly across their entire workforce and to reinforce knowledge.
SOAP (Surface – Object – Area – People) is Cardinus' dynamic COVID risk assessment. The model helps identify places that are high risk and will help identify control measures that staff can use to lower their personal risk.
The methodology builds on the mnemonic SOAP. It’s a simple and effective teach model for this complex risk.
Commenting the model, Andy Neal, global security solutions director at Cardinus, stated, “COVID-19 has presented serious risks to organisations and their employees. Through this unique training model we’re empowering employees with the knowledge to mitigate their own risk through observation, awareness and risk assessment.
This is an exciting training model for organisations to reduce their exposure to risk and to train, through an engaging course, employees to remove the risk of contracting COVID. It helps both the employee and employer.”
For more information on Cardinus SOAP training, visit the Cardinus website, call 020 7469 0200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Cardinus champions health and wellbeing||16/09/2020|
CARDINUS HAS teamed up with innovative start-up Champion Health to bring new emphasis to the challenge of health and wellbeing in the UK workforce. Following a difficult year and with many changes in the workplace, this is more necessary than ever.
After using the Champion Health platform with their own staff, the team at Cardinus spotted an opportunity that would have a lasting impact by offering it to their customer base.
The partnership with Champion Health extends Cardinus’ profile to include a strong focus on mental health, wellbeing, diet and nutrition and sleep.
Together with Champion Health, Cardinus can now bring a comprehensive range of health and safety solutions to customers, including powerful e-learning and risk assessment programmes in fields like ergonomics, fire safety, travel safety, fleet risk, and HR.
And with changes to the workplace following unprecedented disruption from COVID-19, the focus on employee health and wellbeing has never been clearer.
Over the course of the pandemic, both Champion Health and Cardinus Risk Management have aimed to support employers and employees to improve their wellbeing.
The partners worked together to develop the Coronavirus Advice Tool, a digital advice platform to reduce risk and improve health due to Coronavirus. So far this has seen over 1,500 people register and has been viewed nearly 5,000 times.
Demand has also increased for Champion Health’s digital wellbeing assessment platform, up 1,000% since lockdown began, demonstrating the shift in workplace wellbeing from a “nice to have” to a “need to have”. This has led Champion Health to launch their highly-anticipated Champion Employer Scheme; an accreditation that recognises and rewards organisations who committed to making a difference to employee wellbeing.
Meanwhile Cardinus created their COVID-19 Health and Safety Hub, providing advice and guidance for organisations in dealing with the health and safety implications of COVID. The Hub reached over 20,000 people, with over 3,000 users taking advantage of the free resources to support their initiatives and improve health and safety.
Andy Hawkes, Cardinus Risk Management CEO, said of the partnership, “We are thrilled to be working closely with Harry and the Champion Health team to support clients who are looking for a simple online mental health and wellbeing solution to complement our ergonomics expertise.”
When asked about the partnership Harry Bliss said, “It’s a significant opportunity to partner with a world-leading company in workplace ergonomics. We know the impact that our approach to workplace health has and it’s great to be partnered with Cardinus as we both look to benefit people, businesses and society.”
Together Cardinus and Champion Health will ensure that health and wellbeing is given the prominence it deserves in organisations and will fill the gap left by traditional health and safety solution providers.
For more information visit www.cardinus.com
Cardinus is a leading health, safety and risk management specialist offering a range of solutions for all areas of your business.
Thousands of organisations across the globe use Cardinus to reduce work related discomfort, accidents and injury, increase employee productivity and comply with legislation. Our range of services includes:
·DSE training and risk assessment software solutions
·Driver safety and fleet risk management
·Property risk management surveys and audits
·Health & safety e-learning, onsite training, managed services and consultancy
·Enterprise risk management for all types of business risk
·Environmental training and consultancy
A key to our customer’s success is that Cardinus offer a complete range of solutions for all your risk management requirements.