Kelvin TOP-SET Update

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It is said that the phrase “may you live in interesting times” is a curse originating in China. We are most certainly living in ‘interesting’ and uncertain times; but we are also more ‘open to the creative energy of all than any other time in history’. {Robert Kennedy} We at TOP-SET have accomplished more in new product development, new service …

Kelvin TOP-SET Incident Investigation App

TOP-SET Incident Investigation App

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We are pleased to launch the new TOP-SET Incident Investigation App. In keeping with the work we have been doing on the digital learning side of our business, and to meet our customers’ needs, Kelvin TOP-SET has developed an app that replicates the ever-useful Action Card; a central tool in the Incident Investigation Process. It is easy to navigate, and …

Kelvin TOP-SET Cloud Classroom Incident Investigation

The Kelvin TOP-SET Cloud Classroom Introductory Investigator Course

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Alongside preparations for a physical reopening of our offices and courses, we have been working hard developing our new ‘Cloud Classroom’; an innovative digital approach to learning about how to investigate incidents.  This will make the transition out of lockdown easier for many when travel is uncertain, and workplace circumstances vary. It allows critical training to continue, from any location worldwide, enabling companies to maintain continuity in safety standards. We look forward to resuming our face-to-face courses, but this new online course offers essential investigation training without …

International Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week – Back to Reality?

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With the health of the world’s citizens under the microscope during the current coronavirus outbreak, this week we pay close and deserved attention to our mental health in the U.K. Initiated by the Mental Health Foundation, and as a response to the pandemic in particular, the focus is firmly on kindness. At a critical point for many, who are perhaps …

Kelvin TOP-SET Achieves ISO 45001: 2018

Kelvin TOP-SET Achieves ISO 45001: 2018

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Kelvin TOP-SET recently achieved ISO 45001: 2018, migrating from BS OHSAS 18001: 2007.   Kelvin TOP-SET also holds the ISO 9001: 2015 quality management regarding the delivery of its products and services.  ISO 45001 is structured around greater engagement with staff and workers, and a proactive approach to the identification of risks and how to mitigate them. The aim of course to prevent any incidents from occurring.  As part of the …

Lessons Shared, Lessons Learned?

Lessons Shared, Lessons Learned?

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TOP-SET is much more than a health and safety investigation tool; it is a problem-solving system that, if used effectively, can help us learn from a problem or incident to prevent recurrence. It is crucial to share the lessons learned from investigations so that others can act upon them and benefit from experience. Mistakes happen, bad judgement and bad management …

PPE for NHS Scotland Workers

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One of the main challenges NHS Scotland faces at present is the lack of effective personal protective equipment (PPE) for nurses and doctors to protect themselves from catching coronavirus while caring for those in need.  Kelvin TOP-SET’s IT Manager, Scott Bowden and his wife Isla, have been working around the clock to produce protective masks and mask strips for local hospitals. They are working full-time from home and homeschooling their two children, but saw an opportunity to help …

Useful Investigation & Coaching Questions

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For readers who have attended a Kelvin TOP-SET Investigators Course you are most likely familiar with the bookmark we used to include as part of the Investigator’s Kit. Over the years, we regularly get asked to send these out (in batches) as many people use them as prompts during investigations (as well as bookmarks!) However, as we’re currently unable to …

Kelvin TOP-SET COVID-19 Response

COVID-19

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We are carefully monitoring the global situation. Based on the latest advice from the UK Government to reduce all “non-essential contact with others and to stop all unnecessary travel” we have decided that in the interests of health of delegates, tutors and staff to postpone all public Kelvin TOP-SET Incident Investigation Courses until at least the end of May. However, …