Behaviour based safety tool at workplace | Ellen Downs

Behaviour based safety tool at workplace | Ellen Downs

A key feature of the upcoming 2016 Safety in Action Perth show will be the free safety seminar series, covering the latest safety issues and topics. Meet our Speaker at SIA – Perth 2016 | Ellen Downs Ellen Downs, VP Business Development Asia Pacific of DEKRA…

Why promote "Safety Culture" in a workplace?

Why promote "Safety Culture" in a workplace?

Alistair Schubak, Safety Culture Specialist, Director at Aframes Safety,  will be speaking at the upcoming Safety Conference in 2016. Prior to the launch of this event, we reached out to Alistair to tell ‘Safety Snippets’ about the challenges to overcome when promoting workplace safety culture. Could you…

Secrets to ageing well in the workplace

Secrets to ageing well in the workplace

By Terry Wong, Move 4 Life #1 It’s all in your head! In preparation for my Safety in Action Sydney seminar, talking about how companies can future-proof an ageing workforce against sprains and strains (which I originally delivered at the Perth Safety Show in June…

Prevent unnecessary accidents in your workplace

Poorly managed hoses and cables are a prime suspect when it comes to tripping hazards. Some of the most common causes of industrial injury are muscular stress (due to manual handling or repetitive movement) followed by falls, trips and slips. Hose reels are used across…

Does your workplace comply with Work Health Safety laws?

New Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws have been implemented through a new model that applies to all employers operating within the Commonwealth jurisdiction. A crucial factor of the changes is the expansion of the laws beyond an employer/employee relationship, defining the primary duty holder…

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…

Do your first aid supplies meet Australian standards?

If you were audited today, is your first aid equipment up to date? Since 2012, when the national  Code of Practice – “First Aid in the Workplace” was introduced, businesses large and small face the on going challenge of maintaining the required levels of First…