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How to Avoid Workers Compensation Claims At Your Business

How do I avoid workers compensation claims? is a question that is often raised with the Safetysure Team. It is often out of sheer frustration that employer's call us seeking solutions to prevent an ongoing spat of workers compensation claims. Despite work safety being an important component of any job, sometimes both employees and employers [...]

By |2021-12-30T10:02:03+09:00December 30th, 2021|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Supporting Employee Mental Health at Work

It is a widely known fact across global workplaces that many people are experiencing a range of mental health and other psychosocial problems right now. Added stressors associated with the impacts of COVID-19 and remote work combine to make workplace mental health an emerging issue for businesses globally. The global standards body, ISO, has recognised [...]

By |2021-12-23T14:39:13+09:00December 23rd, 2021|Safety Advice, Standards|0 Comments

Work Safety Storytelling

Whether you need to find support for a new safety initiative or need to bring your team on board with a critical safety concept, safety storytelling is a basic business skill that can help you improve your reach and implementation of safety communications across a business. How do you create a compelling narrative when you [...]

By |2021-08-19T09:00:26+09:00August 19th, 2021|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Fine demonstrates the importance of following safe work methods statements

A recent successful prosecution against a flooring business in Queensland by the work safety regulator has demonstrated the importance of diligently following safe work method statements (SWMS) in the course of preventing injury. The importance of following and reviewing high risk construction SWMS is critical to mitigation of injuries, illnesses and fatalities. According to Safe [...]

By |2021-03-27T21:57:06+09:00March 27th, 2021|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Dealing with Disruptive Ideas at Safety Meetings

New ideas often lead to creative, useful solutions in organisations even when it comes to safety. Unfortunately new ideas can become a challenge when they constantly interrupt your safety meeting and send it off on a tangent. While it’s a given that your safety meetings should be as quick and efficient as possible, it's not [...]

By |2021-02-17T20:06:41+09:00February 17th, 2021|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Preparing for severe weather and emergencies

Events across eastern states of Australia during 2019 and 2020 have demonstrated the need to plan for severe weather events, specifically fires, storms. floods, and heatwaves. While we recognise that we cant control the weather, there are a range of things businesses should do in preparing for disasters and emergencies that will assist in satisfying [...]

By |2021-01-27T20:34:29+09:00December 21st, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Enter the danger zone – work safety in the silly season

It seems like it should be simple, but unfortunately we are more prone to accidents at working during the Christmas season. We take a look at some of the safety factors to keep of aware of this Christmas season. Increased risks While we say that work safety needs to be top-of-mind for every employee, every [...]

By |2020-12-04T00:45:20+09:00December 4th, 2020|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Dealing with workplace bullshit

Researchers from Canada, Italy and Finland have finally laid bare the fact the organisations across the world are “dealing with a flood of workplace bullshit” and that bullshit is affecting morale and performance in organisations. The authors, in the latest edition of Business Horizons define workplace bullshit as something that takes place when colleagues make [...]

By |2020-11-23T04:02:56+09:00November 23rd, 2020|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Recycling company fined over multiple work safety incidents

A Melbourne Recycling Company has faced court and been fined $115K for failing to maintain a safe workplace after multiple fall and machine guarding incidents. The incident provides learning for industries reliant on the use of plant and machinery. According to the Victorian Work Safety Safety Regulator, SKM Services Pty Ltd was convicted and fined [...]

By |2020-08-31T02:46:37+09:00August 31st, 2020|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments