Keeping your coffee shop COVID-19 safe

As part of re-opening up coffee businesses, employers are now required to implement work safety plans to manage the risk of exposure from communicable diseases like Coronavirus COVID-19. This means ensuring that employee and customer exposure to the disease is managed. We've assembled some simple tips on how you can achieve this as part of [...]

By |2020-07-24T07:56:19+00:00July 24th, 2020|Safety Advice|1 Comment

Transitioning employees back to work after COVID-19 lock downs

Employers are frequently asking us about the process of transitioning employees back to the workplace as COVID-19 restrictions ease. How should we manage the transition to work? what precautions do we need to take? what if employees are concerned with returning? Is there any documentation requirements that we need to adopt? Unfortunately there are no [...]

By |2020-07-23T07:36:34+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Safety questions for post-COVID-19 success in Smart and Safe Automation

Now that the world is slowly re-opening industries to enable the recovery of badly hit economies and save jobs, the key question remains on how best to move forward in automating as much as possible, while retaining jobs, and keeping facilities and employees safe? Safety and cybersecurity expert Friedhelm Best, Vice President Asia Pacific, HIMA [...]

By |2020-07-23T05:58:53+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Safety Advice|1 Comment

New changes to NSW work health and safety

A number of new changes to work health and safety in NSW have been made following the passing of the Work Health and Safety Amendment (Review) Act 2020 in June 2020. The key aspects of the changes to the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 include: Enhancement of the Category 1 offence by including “gross negligence” [...]

By |2020-07-06T05:12:52+00:00July 6th, 2020|Legislation|3 Comments

Victorian workplace manslaughter law

New Victorian Workplace manslaughter laws have come into effect from 1 July 2020. The new laws have implemented changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Victoria) particularly those involving industrial or workplace manslaughter. The new laws provide a range of obligations for employers and persons in charge of a business unit PCBU and impose the [...]

By |2020-07-06T03:22:16+00:00July 6th, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments