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Your February Safety Digest

All the latest news from the worldwide health and safety community. Qantas sets higher standard for workplace safety in the follow-up to the 2014 incident where a worker fell from the aircraft. Silicon Valley medical startup Theranos pressured to do damage control after U.S. regulators declared that one their facilities poses an “immediate jeopardy to patient health […]

Tech + Data = A Safer Workplace

Here’s a bit of tech news to be extremely hopeful for. An Israeli branch of IBM is developing a type of wearable device that can warn workers about imminent hazards around them. Called WorkRight, the product serves as a “real-time warning system” which is fully integrated into the environment and equipment around it. After reading over […]

The World’s Worst Safety Fails

Here at Donesafe we take our jobs seriously, so we spend a lot of time talking about making your health and safety strategy hassle-free. But with the end of the year approaching, we thought we would show our humorous side as well.         And lastly, this article about the protests over the […]

Health and safety: Office edition

When we say health and safety, we usually think about construction sites, toxic chemicals, or maybe even top-security protocols. But what about the office? The occupational hazards of working in an office sometimes aren’t blatantly obvious, and that’s because they tend to build up over time without any immediately alarming effects. But that doesn’t make them any […]

Not all safety hazards are created equal…

Work-related safety concerns come in two forms: physical and emotional. A comprehensive safety plan requires attention to both aspects of health and a framework for preventing and addressing grievances. Physical and environmental risks Pollutants and dangerous chemicals are a major occupational hazard that can have dire consequences if left unaddressed. Working in a potentially toxic environment carries risks of […]

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 […]

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Donesafe recognised at Australian App Design Awards

Melbourne, 14 October — Donesafe was recognised as the Best Design Studio with less than 5 employees and the Gold Winner in the Business Tools category of the Australian App Design Awards. The award was presented to Donesafe CEO, Matthew Browne, by the founder of Design100, Mark Bergin. The Australian App Design Awards highlight the economic impact and significant […]

Workplace Safety for the Digital Age

We live in a world of increasing information vulnerability: data breaches, unsecured networks, and a massive repository of sensitive data stored digitally. There is no way around it, and even if we wanted to, we can’t go back in time. If you’re in the business of workplace safety, neglecting the security of your digital networks is a […]

Make Mental Health a Priority

This past Saturday, October 10, marked World Mental Health Day. What better time to remind ourselves how much mental health matters in a health and safety context? There are various steps you can take to make your workplace an example of both good safety and good health practices. Mental health is an undeniable part of a […]

October is Safe Work Month

October is Safe Work Month, and Safe Work Australia is organising 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 […]