Labour hire company failed safety of workers

A Perth based labour hire company has been fined $20,000 (and ordered to pay $517.50 in costs) for failing to ensure the safety of workers it supplied to a waste recycling company. The company used an untrained recruitment consultant to undertake safety inspections on a Western Australia worksite. The recruitment consultant was "acting" as a [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:38:03+00:00September 25th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

National Safe Work Month – Safety Moments

The social & financial impact of a workplace injury or illness is one thing that most Australians will never face. Unfortunately for some in the community, the impacts of a workplace accident are very real and the on-going issues for family members can be devastating and life-long. Last year 191 Australians lost their lives as [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:36:49+00:00September 21st, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

What the changes to AS/NZS 3000:2018 mean for electrical safety

The changes to the AS/NZS 3000:2018 Wiring Rules came into effect on the 26th June 2018. The purpose of the changes is to keep pace with technology like LED lighting, solar panels, home automation and electric vehicles. Most jurisdictions throughout Australia have established enforcement dates i.e when the work performed under the new rules will [...]

By |2018-09-19T03:32:58+00:00September 19th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Augmented reality will transform workplace health and safety

A leading French consulting company has confirmed that many larger global organisations will be using augmented (AR) reality within three years to improve productivity and work safety. In a recently release report, the Capgemini Research Institutehas confirmed that enterprises are using augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies to enhance their business operations. The report found [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:32:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Increased cancer risk in shift work – take precautionary action

Cancer risk in shift work : Recent commissioned research from the UK’s premier occupational health and safety professional organisation has indicated that there may be increased incidence of cancers from workers who work shift work, particularly those of women.  Results from the study found that some women may have increased incidence of breast cancers. The [...]

By |2018-09-17T07:47:24+00:00September 17th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Why should I hire a work safety consultant?

Hiring an external work safety consultant is a big decision for any business. It’s like having another person on your team who can hit the ground running. You wouldn’t hire an employee without due consideration, so we think it’s equally important when you’re engaging an outside work safety consultant expert to help you navigate [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:39:41+00:00September 13th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

What makes great safety policy and procedures?

How often have you completed a safety induction and then been handed a mountain of safety policy and procedures to read? Some might even be applicable to the job you have to do, but many won't. Getting through the induction is one thing, but navigating your way through the safety policy and procedures that may [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:47:13+00:00September 5th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

What is professional safety consulting?

At Safetysure, professional safety consulting means ensuring that our customers expectations are met while following known standards of practice or methodologies for undertaking the work that we do. Work safety is complex multi disciplinary area that requires a breadth of knowledge across disciplines. A professional safety consultant understands his or her limitations and knowledge base [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:50:11+00:00September 4th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Workplace health & safety programs to benefit from AI

Workplace health & safety programs are set to be transformed by artificial intelligence (AI) in the future as Microsoft moves to introduce unsafe systems and conditions identification in their Azure Stack. In the May 2017 Microsoft developer conference, the software maker previewed developing software that can track people, tools, and activities in real-time to prevent workplace accidents. Monitoring employees The [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:16:30+00:00September 4th, 2018|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Tips to keep ahead of the Work Health and Safety Act

The recent changes to the Workplace Health & Safety Act legislation in Queensland have increased business’ focus on workplace health and safety. The changes are likely to impact all businesses in Queensland but in particular those businesses that have elected or appointed health and safety representatives We’ve compiled some tips to help you cope with [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:45:47+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Safety Advice|1 Comment