What’s your most important reason for work health and safety?

Are you ready to join thousands of workplaces around Australia and take part in safety month to improve your health, safety and wellbeing? Held annually each October, Safe Work Australia Month encourages all working Australians to get involved in and raise awareness of safety in…

Healthy workers, healthy results

Did you know that healthy workers are more motivated, report higher rates of job satisfaction and have fewer sick days? Or that by valuing the health of your workers you can improve your organisation’s corporate image, reduce staff turnover and increase employee engagement? Get Healthy…

Take control of your contractors

The process of managing contractors can be demanding on any business that engages contractor workers regularly. Australian workplace health and safety legislation requires consultation with all workers in the workplace and this includes contractors. As a part of your compliance, responsibilities your business will need…

1 in 10 workers absent or affected by drugs at work

A new poll has revealed how many Victorian employees take sick days or are affected by drugs at work. The poll conducted by the Australian Drug Foundation found: 10% of Victorian employees had either taken a day off and/or gone to work feeling the effects…

How to future-proof an ageing workforce against sprain and strain injuries

Did you know that approximately 80% of people will experience lower back pain at some stage in their lives? It seems abnormally high, but according to Terry Wong, General Manager, Move 4 Life, this figure is based on many studies performed throughout the western world.…

How to stamp out workplace bullying - a chat with WAAMH Rod Astbury

According to the productivity commission, workplace bullying costs Australian businesses between $6 billion and $36 billion annually. So why is bullying at work such a big problem? and why is it so costly? According to Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) executive director Rod…

What are the benefits of software-driven safety solutions?

Ok so we’re pretty sure you’ve all heard of safety management software by now, but did you know it can help with audits and inspections? Just when you think your business is already being managed effectively and safely without the help of SMS, you might…