A Good Safety Management System Is An Asset A good safety management system makes it easier to manage the 101 issues you’re required to initiate at your workplace. However, it can do much more If you run a business, chances are you’re very good at it, but you know that health and safety laws have […]
Do You Have Health and Safety Systems In Place? It doesn’t matter if you were trying to get health and safety systems in place. Neither does it matter if you started to get them in place. Look, it doesn’t even matter if you DO have a health and safety system.
Is The Workplace Hazards Hunt A Waste Of Time? I was reading an article the other day on workplace hazards. The writer was a professional health and safety consultant. While reading, I began to realise how many business owners and managers are wasting valuable time, money and resources. How? By creating procedures and assessments that are […]
Incidents happen! An incident management system is a critical part of a health and safety system. Even businesses with the most diligently managed system can have an incident occur at almost any time. A good incident management system will track every factor relating to an incident such as;
What Are Safety Standards Safety standards are a system of measures that can improve the safety of the operations of a business. Following these measures helps to ensure safe production of products and services. A company may be awarded “ISO” certification if they can prove implementation of the measures within the safety standard. Evidence of […]
Look, you know your business, inside out.
However, health and safety laws have you on a daily balancing act.
What if You Could Access FREE Health and Safety Consultants? What if you had a team of health and safety consultants who would work for no extra than your current labour costs? In addition, these consultants were also skilled in the processes of your business, AND they offered to take on the daily management of […]
A court decision in Melbourne Australia has highlighted the value of a sound risk assessment process. The Case Work Cover insurance took a business dealing in protective linings made from plastics, ceramic and rubber to court. Three of the business’s employees were working inside a confined space. They subsequently suffered exposure to a dangerous level […]
We’ve all heard it. “In my day workplace safety came down to common sense!” Sometimes it’s worth stopping to ask the speaker to define common sense. For example, a backpacker, with no farm experience, is told to drive a half-million-dollar machine with little or no instruction. If he cocks it up, is it merely a […]
Behavior Based Safety – You’re probably unknowingly using it. Most business owners are probably not familiar with the term Behaviour Based Safety. However, it’s likely they’re unknowingly using it, or at least part of it. What is “Behavior Based Safety”? Behaviour Based Safety is an approach to health and safety management that focuses on workers’ […]