Law of Diminishing Returns need to be considered if profitable safety is to be achieved

Law of Diminishing Returns need to be considered if profitable safety is to be achieved

Marc McLaren of Generative HSE argues that if an organisation is going to be genuinely profitable when it comes to safety they have to pay attention to adopting both protective and productive safety, one without the other will leave an organisation counting the cost. At…

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 Alcoa’s Keystone Habit hints to eliminating sprains & strains

By Terry Wong, Move 4 Life In Charles Duhigg’s book, The Power of Habit, he talks about the concept of ‘keystone habits’. The basic premise is that some habits are more important than others because they have the power to kickstart a chain reaction, shifting…

Are you creating good safety habits?

By Terry Wong, Move 4 Life My interest in habits is both old and new. Old in a sense that everything we do at Move 4 Life is based on influencing movement habits. As such, we spend a considerable amount of time making employees aware…

The `most epic' safety video ever

They are renowned for their in-flight safety videos, but now Air New Zealand has gone all out with “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made #airnzhobbit”. As the official airline of Middle-earth, the new film celebrates the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy…

10 simple wellness tips that don't cost a lot

When we talk about wellness at work it’s so much more then just the physical, it’s about the emotional and the mental wellness too. In fact businesses that promote wellness at work for their employees see an increase in productivity, a reduction in sick days…