At myosh - Safety has become a company-wide priority

When safety becomes a company-wide priority The 2016 Safety in Action Sydney show will see the return of long-term major sponsor myosh, providing a live demonstration of their latest safety management software tool at the exhibition’s free seminars. In the last couple of years, changes…

How workplace drug testing reduces risk, harm + costs

Drug testing in the workplace has become increasingly significant as employers seek to ensure that they have the safest working environment possible. But how can employers introduce testing without encroaching on their privacy? Darren Lee of Safe Work Laboratories agrees that workplace drug testing can…

Hi Vis workwear never looked so good

For most who work in industries where safety hi vis uniforms are compliant, the standard colour scheme can be a little underwhelming. Well it’s time to change it up and thanks to Mantra Uniforms hi vis never looked so good. In the 8 years Jaye…

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…

Is workplace drug testing an invasion of privacy? or a necessity?

Is workplace drug testing an invasion of privacy? or a necessity?

There are some pretty frightening statistics about drugs and alcohol in the workplace in Australia. 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,…

Addressing risk blindness by improving hazard identification skills: Research results

Health and safety legislation assumes that managers and employees have the appropriate knowledge to effectively identify hazards. However, different people see the same risk situation in quite different ways. In a two phase project, in phase 1 data was collected from 54 new employees of…