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employer receives jail-time for workplace related death

Now the norm: Courts hand jail sentence to yet another employer over fatal workplace accident, with a second such ruling in as many months.

Employers are being warned that penalties handed to executives and business managers are “significantly increasing” for health and safety failures. After the very first jail sentence was announced last month, yet another has been handed down in courts. Typically jail sentences for breaches of workplace health and safety (WHS) rules had been suspended, but this […]

employer receives jail-time for workplace related death

Jail sentence for employer over workplace death

Employers are being warned of “significantly increasing” penalties for health and safety failures after an employer was given a jail sentence over a fatal workplace accident.   This is a significant case for employers as well as employees. Typically jail sentences for breaches of workplace health and safety (WHS) rules had been suspended, but this no […]

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Which hazards are on OSHA’s 10 most-cited safety violations list?

“Some things will never change.” When you hear this quote, usually it means bad news. Can’t teach an old dog new tricks, is another similar saying. Unfortunately, in the case of 8 of the 10 of the entries on OSHA’s 2018 top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations list across all industries were on last year’s […]

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Take a Moment to Think About Safety at Work

Everybody has the right to a safe working environment. No industry should be unsafe to work in and no death or injury is acceptable. A whole community bears the financial cost of poor work health and safety, we know that safe and healthy work benefits everyone regardless of where you are around the world. With this […]

Printer - Another reason to go paperless

The #1 reason to go paperless. Who can relate!?

Looking for a good reason to upgrade your safety, quality, environment, supplier or GRC system to Donesafe. If you ever needed another reason to go paperless, then we have that reason described with just one word. PRINTER. Take a look why in this video called “Your printer is a brat”. Here is a family owned […]

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Are you putting your company at risk from EHS non-compliance?

At what cost, are you putting your company at risk? When it comes to dealing with non-compliance in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management, one of the first things on most people’s minds are the financial damages. Of course, the prospect of losing money serves as a good deterrent for non-compliance. However, pursuing EHS compliance […]

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Top three takeaways from OHS Leaders Summit 2018

OHS Leaders Summit 2018 – 150 delegates, 20 leading solution providers, 3 Platinum and Gold sponsors, 2 days and 1 venue. The event was jam-packed with networking, presentations, panel discussions and targeted sessions from OHS Professionals, high-level speakers and best practice examples of technology innovations. This was Donesafe’s third year at OHS Leaders Summit and […]

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.” […]

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 45001 […]

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, […]

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