Safety in Your Workplace: How to Focus on Prevention

Safety in Your Workplace: How to Focus on Prevention

Rather than wait until an injury in your workplace, focus on prevention and harm minimisation. The promotion of safety and wellbeing of employees is crucial to a positive and efficient work environment. Here are a few ways you can focus on prevention when it comes to safety in a workplace: Training Training for a job […]

Guide: The Dangers of the Transport & Storage Industry

Guide: The Dangers of the Transport & Storage Industry

    If you already work in the storage industry or are considering a position in the field, you may be curious about the dangers of accepting a position in this industry. While you should always do your research before jumping into a position of any type, being aware of the potential risks of the […]

Top 7 Job Site Hazards

Top 7 Job Site Hazards

    In 2013, work-related injuries cost the Australian economy over $61 billion. Job site hazards slow down production, threaten worker safety, and hurt a company’s bottom line. You cannot afford to overlook safety. Take every precaution to maintain good standards for injury prevention. Regardless of the project you’re working on, failing to reduce unnecessary risks […]

The Ultimate Checklist for Traffic Control Employees

The Ultimate Checklist for Traffic Control Employees

  Any job site, no matter the industry, poses several risks to those working onsite. This is where safety measures and control are vital, with each working sector doing their part while onsite. When it comes to the successful coordination of all working pieces on a job site, adequate management, focus and control of all working parts […]

Being a Safety Leader at Work

Being a Safety Leader at Work

Tips on How to be a Great Leader in the Workplace Safety in the workplace is crucial not only because of legal accountability, but because employers should prioritise the health and well-being of the workers. Happy and satisfied workers mean increases in efficiency and productivity, therefore boosting the profits of your business. Having a solid […]

Why is Yellow a Safety Colour?

Why is Yellow a Safety Colour?

Signs are important when it comes to promoting safety in the workplace and in public spaces. Other than the symbols drawn on the signs, the sign’s colour plays a crucial role in making sure that they draw attention and are easily seen even from afar. Certain colours, especially when it comes to safety signs, have […]

Importance of Safety Barriers at Construction Sites

Importance of Safety Barriers at Construction Sites

The construction industry is the fourth largest in the Australian economy and plays a major role in determining economic growth. The industry has previously experienced seven consecutive years of growth. The construction industry is prevalent in all areas of the country. To fuel the economic growth of the country, construction is a necessary driver. The […]

Safety initiatives: are employees buying into your policies?

Safety initiatives: are employees buying into your policies?

“Safety is everyone’s responsibility in the workplace, right? It shouldn’t be that hard to get personnel to buy into it, really”, you think to yourself, as the manager in charge of health and safety.  Getting employee buy-in on safety is a challenge many employers have to contend with, so you can take some comfort in […]

Improving Safety in Stadiums and Arenas

Improving Safety in Stadiums and Arenas

Australia is a sports-loving nation and home to many world class stadiums and arenas. These are the places where games of tennis, cricket, Australian Rules Football, Rugby Union, Rugby League, and soccer are held. World-class artists also hold sold-out concerts in these sporting venues. With the renowned Rod Laver Arena, the ANZ Stadium, the Canberra […]

4 Strategies for Managing Safety in the Workplace

4 Strategies for Managing Safety in the Workplace

Strategy #1 – Ensure Safety in Your Workplace  SafeWork Australia reports that work-related injury and disease cost our community $61.8 billion a year, with an average cost of $5000 per worker each year and equates to 4.1 per cent of Australia’s gross domestic product.  The Work Health and Safety Laws place an obligation on directors, managers or employers […]