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    Leadership and Safety

    Leadership and Safety

    When you ask anyone what great leadership is, they usually describe a person, rather than a set of character traits. Great leadership is one of those things that is easy to see, but so hard to encapsulate in words.  In this article Margaret Jolly explains the characteristics of good leadership.

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    Women in Safety Leadership Summit 2015

    Women in Safety Leadership Summit 2015

      The premier professional development, leadership and networking event for established, emerging and aspiring female leaders in safety.   Women continue to be significantly under-represented in safety roles across a vast range of safety focused organisations.  Those organisations operating in industries such as energy, oil and gas, mining, utilities, transport, construction, infrastructure, manufacturing and engineering are […]

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    Elbola Risk in the Workplace

    Elbola Risk in the Workplace

    Have you already started thinking about what to do about the threat of an Ebola outbreak in the workplace? While the risks of an outbreak in Australia are very low it is a smart move to be prepared.

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    The Virtual WHS Solution in Your Pocket

    The Virtual WHS Solution in Your Pocket

    Wouldn’t it be great if we could use the proliferation of mobile devices our workers carry around with them to replace all the different forms, checklists and templates that make up a typical Safety Management and Compliance System? What if staff could use the smart phone in their pocket to access up to date incident […]

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    Local Buy Queensland Appoints Safety Concepts

    Local Buy Queensland Appoints Safety Concepts

    Safety Concepts has recently been appointed to Local Buy’s Council Business Systems contract in Queensland. Local Buy is legislatively entitled to establish Local Government Association arrangements on behalf of Queensland’s local government authorities. The Local Buy system was established by the Local Government Association of Queensland and provides cost effective and efficient procurement services. Local […]

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    WA and Harmonised WHS Laws

    WA and Harmonised WHS Laws

    The Western Australian version of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill will be introduced into the current spring session of state parliament. This will be in the form of a Green Bill, which will be released for public comment until the end of this year. The Western Australian version of the model WHS […]

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    LOGOSS Delivers Savings to Gladstone Council

    LOGOSS Delivers Savings to Gladstone Council

    Gladstone Regional Council [GRC] has achieved stunning results by taking a proactive approach to safety with the help of LOGOSS software. In the first nine months since go live, the Council has a reported bottom line improvement of $250,000 from the strategic initiatives implemented in 2013 – 2014. It is estimated a further $200,000 has […]

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    Company Director Fined For WHS Breach

    Company Director Fined For WHS Breach

    An ACT company director has become the first officer of a corporation charged under the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws and his company faces a maximum fine of $1.5 million.

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    Budgeting for Workplace Health and Safety

      Managing health and safety is an important part of good business management, yet often seen as a ‘cost’ to a business.  Although some initiatives require little or no capital expenditure, effective management of WHS does require money to be spent.  In this article Jo Kitney explains the importance of making good business decisions on […]

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    Exciting New Way to Boost Safety Induction Engagement

    Moving to online safety inductions for new staff and contractors is the fastest growing way for employers to meet their key WHS obligations. And the reasons are pretty clear. First off, it offers flexibility to staff and employers alike. Because they can attend classes and courses whenever and wherever there is a tablet, phone or […]

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    Useful Links for Safety Month

    It’s still Safe Work Australia month across Australia. What have you done to encourage people to concentrate on and improve safety in their workplaces? Raising awareness of work health and safety and encouraging your co-workers to speak up about hazards can save lives. If you are looking for more ways to get involved in Safety Month 2014 here […]

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    Leadership and Safety

    Leadership and Safety

    When you ask anyone what great leadership is, they usually describe a person, rather than a set of character traits. Great leadership is one of those things that is easy to see, but so hard to encapsulate in words.  In this article Margaret Jolly explains the characteristics of good leadership.

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    2014 NSCA Awards Announced

    2014 NSCA Awards Announced

    The NSCA National Safety Awards of Excellence were announced recently. Congratulations from everyone at Safety Concepts to all the winners and those organisations who were recognised for their contribution to safety in the workplace. The NSCA Awards are Australia’s longest running, independent awards, recognising outstanding Work Health and Safety initiatives. Now in their 22nd year, […]

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    Women in Safety Leadership Summit 2015

    Women in Safety Leadership Summit 2015

      The premier professional development, leadership and networking event for established, emerging and aspiring female leaders in safety.   Women continue to be significantly under-represented in safety roles across a vast range of safety focused organisations.  Those organisations operating in industries such as energy, oil and gas, mining, utilities, transport, construction, infrastructure, manufacturing and engineering are […]

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