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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

Tips to Help Keep Your Employees Safe from Cyber Bullying

As businesses move to working remotely in the midst of COVID-19, reports of cyber bullying and online discrimination have been on the increase. While we tend to think that cyber bullying only happens to kids, it is clear that Cyber Bullying has become a known work health and safety issue. It can affect mental health [...]

By |2020-08-28T23:06:35+09:00August 28th, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Working from Home | Quick Stretches To Do At Your Desk

While many of us have moved to working from home during the pandemic, there's a range of health & safety considerations that go with working at home. Desk work is one of them. In this article we explore some simple steps to stretching at work. Working at a desk is one of the many ways [...]

By |2021-04-12T10:03:06+09:00August 26th, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments

How HR Planning Can Reduce COVID-19 Business Impacts

HR Planning COVID | There has been a steady rise in the confirmed COVID-19 cases within Australia and across the world. This unprecedented circumstance has left many employers at a crossroads. Employers are now left to grapple with the unforeseen impact that this disease will have on their businesses and their employees. So, what can [...]

By |2020-09-06T07:17:31+09:00August 25th, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments