Safety Institute of Australia National Convention Sydney

Safety Institute of Australia National Convention Sydney

The Safety Institute of Australia’s National Safety Convention will be co-located with Safety in Action Sydney at Sydney Olympic Park, providing attendees with the option to register and experience both events next month. Organised by Australia’s peak health and safety body, the national convention will…

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…

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…

Over 50% serious work injury claims are related to hand, fingers or thumb

Over 50% serious work injury claims are related to hand, fingers or thumb

The Australia Worker’s Compensation Statistics for 2012-13 stated that in over 8330 serious claims, over 53% of these related to injuries to hand, fingers or thumb. (Source:  Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics Report 2012-13). The Glove Company is the optimal one fit company for all glove…

Ways to deal with stress at work

Ways to deal with stress at work

The National Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) has identified stress as the most prominent psychological hazard in the workplace, affecting both the mental and physical well-being of people. Organisational Stress Management focuses on improving work conditions or climate. This model involves the identification of stressful…

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…