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Delivering the Safety Message with Whiteboard Animation

Delivering the Safety Message with Whiteboard Animation

So how are you getting the safety message across in your organisation? We’d like to think that all of our employees are listening intently to the safety messages delivered and are engaged in making the workplace safe and inclusive for them and their colleagues.  We all know our responsibility of communication when it comes to […]

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Qld’s Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015.

Qld’s Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015.

Jo Kitney from Kitney OHS has this to say about the new government’s proposed changes to legislation On 7 May 2015, the Queensland Government introduced the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015. The objectives of the Bill are to deliver on the Palaszczuk Government’s election commitments as part of their Improving […]

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Does Your Safety Measure Up?

Does Your Safety Measure Up?

There are several reasons why it is important to measure health and safety performance. The primary reason is to gather information and data relating to the effectiveness of the strategies and procedures in place. Measuring health and safety provides information about how the system is working and forms the basis of continual improvement. If measurement […]

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Margaret Jolly Talks About Leadership and Safety

Margaret Jolly Talks About 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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Calculating the Costs of Poor WHS Management

Calculating the Costs of Poor WHS Management

Costs of Poor WHS Management There are health and safety learnings from overseas and the recent report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) on the costs of accidents, death and ill health at work is an excellent example of this. This high quality report demonstrates that costs can be significant […]

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DuPont and WHS

DuPont and WHS

DuPont is a poster child internationally for its focus on workplace safety. The Delaware headquartered company has operations around the world marketing a vast array of products and services. It is so passionate about safety that it has built a world best practice safety services capability. Now DuPont safety experts consult to companies around the […]

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Company Fined $71,000 for WHS Breach

Company Fined $71,000 for WHS Breach

In Western Australia a crane hire company and its director have been fined a total of $71,000 after a worker suffered serious head and neck injuries when he fell through a roof. Terry’s Crane Hire and director Terrence Ronald Brown pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court last week to failing to provide a safe […]

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Gladstone Regional Council Installs LOGOSS Safety Management Software

Gladstone Regional Council Installs LOGOSS Safety Management Software

One of the largest regional councils in Queensland has announced the adoption of the Local Government Safety System (LOGOSS) distributed by Safety Concepts. Gladstone Regional Council has over 700 staff spread over many work sites and was looking for an easy to use software solution that  complied with changing WHS laws.

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Diabetes in the Workplace

Diabetes in the Workplace

  Over the past few years more workers are affected by Diabetes and there has been a significant increase in the number of workers who have been diagnosed with Diabetes Type 2 .    

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Have you done your Safety Audit?

Have you done your Safety Audit?

You want to continually improve your company’s OHS procedures don’t you? You need to identify any systems of safety that may be inefficient don’t you? You are required under Health and Safety legislation to identify hazards in your workplace aren’t you?  

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