Health & Safety News


ISO 45001: A hassle or a blessing?

On September the 3rd, 2017, Donesafe attended the opening ceremony at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore. We heard that “The global economic impact of the failure to adequately invest in occupational safety and health is roughly equal to the total GDP of the poorest 130 countries in the world.” […]


Making the migration from BS OHSAS 18001 to ISO/DIS 45001

It is official – we are ALL going to have to migrate from health and safety (OHS, WHS, EHS) legislative standard of 18001 to a new safety standard of ISO 45001. The new ISO safety standard is not radically different to the outgoing 18001 standard. You may, however, be wondering; 1 – What is ISO […]


Contractor Management software anyone can use

The truth is many businesses couldn’t function without contractors to streamline operations and to deliver savings and efficiencies. With over 4% of the population calling themselves contractors, keeping track of them all in your business can be challenging. Especially when it comes to safety. So when some safety managers out there actually say that are […]


Handwritten Lists Vs. Agile Working

Out with the old and in with the new! Here are a few questions for you – answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’ for each: 1 – Could nine women make a baby in one month? 2 – If you order 3 courses at a restaurant, would you prefer to get all your food at once, rather […]


Time to get smart this ‘Silly Season’

The festive season is a time to eat, drink and be merry. It’s a time for wrapping up the end of the year with bubbles, baubles and BBQ’s. It’s also time to run around like a headless chicken buying presents, cooking endless amounts of Christmas lunch, and fighting every man and his dog out on […]


Why safety management software is just like lying down 

Most folk like to focus their attention on being a better version of themselves. The top 5 things are going to the gym, reducing time spent on social media, eating healthier, saving money and committing to a better work-life balance. Why not help your workers become a better version of their work-self by finding faster, […]


Workers’ Compensation made easy? (Gasp)

For those of us sitting on the sidelines reading about weird and bizarre requests for workers’ compensation, it can be a good way to pass 5 minutes on your daily commute to and from work. How about this story as an example: A woman claimed $20,000 in workers’ compensation for a breast reduction, because sitting […]


Cloud-based LMS – What does this mean?

You learn something new every day, as they say. Why not work out how to cement your feet and get ahead of the game before we roll into 2018. Companies should be re-shaping and be shifting into the digital world. In the not so distant future, the cloud will be everywhere and used for everything. […]


Who are you killing just to hear the phrase – ‘We’re killing it!!’ 

You’d have to be Dr Seuss’ Grinch to hate Christmas. What could be better than a Christmas lunch, presents and the general excitement of the festive period? While Christmas is an exciting time of year, it can also be an exhausting and draining one for employees as consumer activity and workloads spike 15% or more. […]


Property buyers, construction workers: New technology that warns you if a property has asbestos

We love technology! Let’s all do a collective cheer in agreement. Actually, to say we all LOVE technology is a stretch. Sitting next to Glenn, Donesafe’s VP of Sales, he was cursing a piece of video editing technology that wasn’t doing what he wanted. “Don’t use it” I said. Unsurprisingly, he responded by saying no, […]