Why promote "Safety Culture" in a workplace?

Why promote "Safety Culture" in a workplace?

Alistair Schubak, Safety Culture Specialist, Director at Aframes Safety,  will be speaking at the upcoming Safety Conference in 2016. Prior to the launch of this event, we reached out to Alistair to tell ‘Safety Snippets’ about the challenges to overcome when promoting workplace safety culture. Could you…

How safe is your workplace?

Are you putting yourself, your workers or business at risk? Employee safety on building sites is paramount to ensure minimised business liability. HIA Safety Services provides expert advice and assistance to the residential construction industry. Keeping up-to-date on safety requirements is essential, but can be…

The quick connect specialists

With the rapid industrial development following the war, compressed air was increasingly used as an energy source for pneumatic tools and equipment. This resulted in growing demands for reliable efficient components, such as the need for a convenient, leak-proof method of quickly connecting airlines. Couplings…

1 in 20 Australian workers are under the influence at work - why? We ask Leigh Cleary, Drug + Alcohol Office, WA

A report into intoxicated workers state more than one in 20 Australian workers admit to having worked under the influence of alcohol and almost one in 50 report attending work under the influence of psychoactive drugs, so why is it so high? According to Leigh…

Case Study: Oil and gas giant improves the safety of their drivers while cutting costs

“We have had dramatic reduction in serious vehicle incidents since installing Securatrak GPS tracking devices in our vehicles. As well as vastly improving our overall safety record, the system has also significantly reduced our insurance, fuel and maintenance costs. From an initial trial of 32…

Industrial umpire pings pogo bully - Norton Rose Fulbright

ByTom Martin, Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright Melbourne – In dramatic scenes yesterday, the Fair Work Commission handed down its decision in the first arbitration of its kind in Australia to deal with a bullying complaint in professional sport, ordering pogo-stick lacrosse player Thorn Sidebottom…

Staff Driver Training – a critical part of your OH&S Plan

via rac.com.au The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 outlines that an employer must provide information, instruction and training to employees to enable them to perform their work so they are not exposed to hazards; this includes employees on the road. Leader’s must also exercise…