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New Safe Work Reports: Mental Health is Indispensable in the Workplace

When thinking about workplace health and safety, what usually comes to mind are things like heavy machinery or complicated security protocols. Most people’s thoughts don’t immediately jump to mental health. Back in June, we made the case for why business managers should prioritise a more holistic approach to health and safety, and the advantages from both a wellness and a financial standpoint. […]

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Improving health and safety management for tradies

August is Tradies National Health Month, so it’s a good time to reflect on the priorities for health and safety management for this key industry sector. Frankly, the issue of tradies health and safety needs a lot of attention. According to data from Safe Work Australia, tradies are among the highest ranked sectors in regards to serious injury and disease compensation claims. […]

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5 Hidden Safety Hazards Lurking in Your Office

Underestimating the severity of office health and safety hazards is a key obstacle to the prevention of office injuries. We mentioned earlier this month that offices often appear much safer than they actually are, but here lies the danger of office safety risks: they are less visible and easy to overlook. Hard hats and safety googles […]

If you’re managing your OHS compliance on paper, you’re doing it wrong.

As companies grow and safety laws change, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for business owners and OHS managers to manage their safety compliance without it affecting their business. Last month we posted a blog about the worst workplace disasters in history and some of the feedback that we got was from frustrated owners and managers who […]

3 Ways to Boost Employee Wellbeing in your Workplace.

In safety terms, office workers are exposed to less risk than workers on a construction site or in a laboratory. But it would be a mistake to underestimate the physical and mental toll of working in an office. Office workers experience their own share of challenges, from back strain resulting from bad posture and too much […]

You had a workplace incident… now what?

If you’re reading this, chances are you care about work safety. But believe it or not, lots of companies out there are simply not prepared to handle a major safety incident. Unfortunately, no matter how closely you follow protocol, you can’t prevent everything. Having a prevention policy is vital, but it is just as crucial to have a solid plan of action when the […]

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Here’s Your March Safety Digest

The latest news from the worldwide health and safety community. Wages have increased for Australian health and safety personnel, but many departments still struggle to apply successful mental health strategies Meanwhile, the Australian government and private insurers are increasing their investment into mental health services Review of Queensland turf farms shows a commitment to worker health and safety […]

Workplace wellness is risk management, too.

Companies that promote wellness are usually more productive. But as a simple value, there are more benefits to wellness than simply increasing the motivation to perform well. The best programmes motivate employees to want to be a part of them, without being compulsory. Health is subjective and it is hard to set a single standard […]

The Biggest Safety Risks? The Ones You Don’t Expect.

When we talk about health and safety, we usually picture construction sites with loads of heavy machinery and risks at every turn. But the office can be just as risky, especially because overlooking its dangers can make us even less alert. That said, the prevention strategies can be just as simple as laying down a carpet […]

Making Compliance Cool

Have you ever stopped and wondered, what exactly is compliance? If you’re like most employers, you probably agree that health and safety compliance is an unavoidable part of operating a business. It’s just something you do, often without question. But maybe a better way to answer the question of “what is compliance” is to first talk about what it isn’t (or […]

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