Odd Spot: Safety starts with me

We’ve all heard the message safety starts with me, but have you heard it like this before? A Singaporean worker roped in all of his art teachers and colleagues to create a music video on workplace safety with a catchy song he wrote himself to…

Odd Spot: Would a little vintage help you get the message?

Image Source: staffingtalk.com; vintagegoodness While we were browsing the web in search of this month’s odd spot, we came across these fantastic vintage safety posters. Some of the messages are still really catchy and we can’t help but think these would still hold up in…

Odd Spot: That festival buzz has a whole new meaning

Festivals are great fun aren’t they, but we’re glad we didn’t visit the one where this picture was taken. A Safety Snippets reader snapped this pic of electrical cords all plugged in together and then sealed with electrical tape. Perhaps they thought by taping it…

Odd Spot: Please remember PPE when you lop a tree

David Cassidy, Product Manager Safety Solutions INACO Australia snapped this pic behind his house of some trees being lopped. “That the chainsaw operator was secured to the trees made me firstly think that this was a professional company, but then I realised that vital elements…

Odd Spot: How NOT to use a ladder

Thanks to Safety Advisor, Benny Dalton for these shots taken during a visit to Nambucca Heads a few weeks ago. “I snapped these photos of a ladder being leveled up by the Yellow Pages,” he said. “There was no one around at the time. “Not…

Odd Spot: Is this the latest scaffolding technology?

We are vigilant in Australia when it comes to all areas of workplace health and safety, so it’s a shock to see what’s considered acceptable for some of our offshore neighbours. Sent in from a Safety Snippets reader; “This is the latest in scaffolding technology…