Tag Archives: WHS

How to work safe in all this bloody heat.

Just outside my window I’m looking at a window cleaner, hanging out in direct sunlight on a 40 degree day, absolutely dripping with sweat. Meanwhile the person next to me as I type this is literally wearing a scarf. Congratulations Sydney, we just made it through the hottest January on record; and February is shaping […]

Don’t try this at work: This week’s 10 best (worst?) fails from the OSHA subreddit.

This week I made an amazing discovery: The OSHA Subreddit. It might have been a place where people could come to discuss the ins and outs of workplace health and safety legislation. I could have been a place for people to come to ask questions seek advice. It should have been many things. What it was, was something […]

Good Procedures: It’s a life and death matter.

Safety procedures may not be the sexiest topic for the discussion, but when it comes to life and death; good, actionable procedures can make all the difference. Exhibit A: Good Procedure: Exploding Phones on a Plane VH-OQF Airbus A380-842 (cn 029) ”Charles” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by ATom.UK Qantas, not having had a single airline crash […]