The new ISO/DIS 45001 Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management Systems Standard

The new ISO/DIS 45001 Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management Systems Standard

Opinion at Safety Snippets by Bureau Veritas:  There have been significant changes in the certification landscape to meet current market best practice. The recent release of Draft International Standard (DIS) for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management Systems (ISO 45001), at the end of February 2016, has…

10 Questions to ask when assessing a safety software solution

10 Questions to ask when assessing a safety software solution

In the year 2000, prior to the start of the mining boom, the energy sector had learned many lessons about safety management and were increasingly applying information technology to managing safety. INX Software was developed to use that experience and make it available across the…

Know Your Accountabilities: The Yarra Trams Safety Journey

Know Your Accountabilities: The Yarra Trams Safety Journey

Via RailExpress.com.au Yarra Trams chief executive Clément Michel insists accountability and strong employee-manager relationships are crucial to ensuring a safe transport network. Michel, who was appointed chief operating officer at Keolis Downer (Victoria) Yarra Trams in 2009, before transitioning to chief executive in February 2013,…

The Lost Science of Risk and Safety

The Lost Science of Risk and Safety

By Kim Flanagan, New Age HSE Services I embarked on my career in Health, Safety and Environment 30 years ago when it was just safety, no environment.  It was a back water of the Human Resources Department tucked in behind Medical Services.  There was no undergraduate degree…

Major Sponsor MyOSH to Present Live Demonstration at Safety in Action Brisbane

Major Sponsor MyOSH to Present Live Demonstration at Safety in Action Brisbane

The Safety in Action Brisbane exhibition will open its doors at 10am this Wednesday 22nd April at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. As the longest running safety exhibition in Australia, Safety in Action has attracted safety professionals around the nation and beyond over the…

National Safety Policy Agenda - Have your say

National Safety Policy Agenda - Have your say

As the peak body for the generalist health and safety profession, the Safety Institute of Australia intends to be proactive in promoting and talking about the issues that matter, rather than just reacting to events. To do this, just one of the things they are doing…

How to create a positive mental health culture in your workplace

“Depression and stress disorders now account for 34% of lost productivity through absenteeism and presenteeism, according to a Medicare report, and yet 86% of those affected would rather suffer in silence than discuss their illness with work colleagues. It is the elephant in the boardroom.”…