Safety

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 […]

October is Safe Work Month

October is Safe Work Month, and Safe Work Australia is organizing various programming initiatives to promote workplace health and safety. This year’s theme of “Be safe. Be healthy. Because…” is intentionally open-ended and meant to provoke responses that describe the spectrum of reasons to be safe at work. Follow this link for detailed and up-to-date information on programming available […]

Free Health Check and Donesafe Free Trial

How confident are you that your organization has its safety compliance under control. Wouldn’t it be great if someone could take a look for you without any strings attached? For the next few weeks, Donesafe is offering blog readers a free safety health check! Donesafe will provide a free consultation to review the current health […]

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Safety is Just as Important at Home

You may have read my Holiday Safety Lesson post earlier this year, where I personally was reminded that safety is just as important at home as it is at work. Thankfully, my story was a near miss, however, every year the emergency departments of hospitals are filled with people who have injured themselves at home. […]

Safety Management and Labour Hire

The Queensland Government and WorkCover Queensland have released a Labour Hire micro-site providing advice and services to organizations involved in or utilizing Labour Hire companies. In support of this initiative, Donesafe offers the following practical information. Labor hire workers are those directly employed by a company that on-hires them to perform work for a different […]

To report or not to report, that is the question

Safety incidents happen. As a business owner, manager, or safety professional there will come a time when you have to respond to an incident within your organization. Sometimes these incidents may involve serious injury or may have the potential to result in serious injury, in these instances there may be a need to notify the […]

A Holiday Safety Lesson and My New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year again when resolutions are made and broken, however this year I have decided to make a safety resolution that I will keep, after my own holiday incident. During the break, I was putting together a trampoline for my kids as a Christmas present. I am definitely not a skilled handyman, […]

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National Asbestos Awareness Day

Today is National Asbestos Awareness Day, a day in which homeowners, renovators, tradies, and handymen need to be aware of how to protect themselves and their families/co-workers from exposure to dangerous asbestos fibers. The Asbestos Awareness team visited Darling Harbour in Sydney today to promote awareness, specifically: 1 in 3 homes in Australia contains some […]

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