Is it the leader’s role to manage workplace safety issues?

Is it the leader’s role to manage workplace safety issues?

Meet Safety In Action: Syndey Seminar Speaker – Ms Elizabeth Bennett, Canberra Institute of Technology Business owners and organisational leaders play a critical role in driving practices that promote safety in the workplace, but how do they get the support from employees? “Working Together” is…

Cost of mental illness in Australia

Cost of mental illness in Australia

Mental health costs Australian employers approximately $10.9 billion a year and absenteeism due to mental health results in a staggering 12 million days of reduced productivity amounting to 6 million working days being lost every year. At Safety Snippets, we reached out to Sally Kirkright,…

Cyber bullying at workplace

Cyber bullying at workplace

Most people have no idea that they are experiencing/committing cyber bullying either as a victim or as a perpetrator. And as dangerous as it is to be nescient about the matter the knowledge regarding cyber bullying is not widespread.

Get ahead of workplace mental health and physical wellbeing at Safety in Action : SYDNEY

Get ahead of workplace mental health and physical wellbeing at Safety in Action : SYDNEY

More than 4.000 decision makers in Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) across manufacturing, government, construction, healthcare, transport, distribution, cleaning and engineering will gather in Sydney this September. Presented in association with the Safety Institute of Australia, Safety in Action Sydney is designed to meet the…

How to deal with common workplace injuries?

How to deal with common workplace injuries?

Serious workplace injuries are far too common. Between 2013-2014, more than 500, 000 workers were injured during work. Every one and a half days in Australia, a person will go to work and never come home. 9800 people suffer a workplace injury from which they…

6 Ways Employers Can Create Positive Work Culture for Mental Health & Safety

6 Ways Employers Can Create Positive Work Culture for Mental Health & Safety

Why is mental health a big WHS issue? Mental health is emerging as a big risk factor in workplace health and safety as alarming number of Australians are suffering from depression. Almost 3 million Australians are living in depression, costing the Australian Economy 20 billion…