Safe Work releases fact sheet for ultraviolet radiation

Safe Work Australia has developed a fact sheet on the risks of solar (UVR) ultraviolet radiation exposure at work. Raising awareness of the dangers of UVR for anyone who works outside is important, given the high rate of skin cancer in Australia. Around two in three Australians will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer before the age [...]

By |2022-01-29T17:10:09+09:00January 29th, 2022|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

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

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

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

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+09:00July 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 |2021-03-27T21:01:46+09:00July 23rd, 2020|Safety Advice|0 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+09:00July 6th, 2020|Safety Advice|0 Comments

Brisbane construction company fined for failure to manage critical risk

A Brisbane construction company has been fined for a safety failure to ensure a critical risk was managed on a construction work site. The company was recently fined $85,000 in the Brisbane Magistrate's Court after a concrete worker contacted an overhead powerline with a bull float (tool). The worker received an electric shock, causing serious [...]

By |2020-06-09T06:26:25+09:00June 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments