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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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Don’t Ignore Bullying in the Workplace

Don’t Ignore Bullying in the Workplace

    From 1 January 2014, a worker, for example an employee, contractor, apprentice or volunteer who reasonably believes they have been bullied at work may apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the workplace bullying.

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OHS Budget Boost in ACT

OHS Budget Boost in ACT

Worksafe ACT has announced a  $5.7 million budget injection to increase the safety regulator’s reach across residential, commercial and civil construction in the territory. Workplace Safety Minister Simon Corbell said budget deliberations had included clear support from all government members to improve safety standards across the city and this would be done through a compliance […]

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Workplace Deaths Continue Under New OHS Laws

New OHS laws in Australia are not working. More than twelve months after introducing new OHS laws we are still killing our workers with unsafe worksites and poor safety cultures.  Already in 2013 over twenty-five worker fatalities have been reported and more are expected as we face another year where almost 4 people a week […]

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Keeping Safe In Wet Weather

Keeping Safe In Wet Weather

Wet weather means wet floors and a wet floor means hazard! There is no mistaking that the east coast of Australia is experiencing some very nasty weather.  The storms and mini tornados that have been ravaging our eastern coastline for the past week have left in their wake moderately heavy rainfalls for most of us. 

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Work Safety Infographic

Here is an infographic used by some friends in the United States that sets out in an easy to understand form some inportant information on safety in the workplace. It is another way to get the message across. This infographic explains that in the US: • Because of accidents that cause injuries, absenteeism and lost […]

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How to Assess Workplace Bullying

How to Assess Workplace Bullying

  In the current tight employment market there are reports of an increase in the incidence of bullying behaviour. Unfortunately many of these occurences are going unreported because of a fear for job security. Just how big the problem is becoming is hard to measure for these reasons. The current concern held by business operators is […]

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Secrets of Correct Workplace Temperature

Secrets of Correct Workplace Temperature

Air temperature is the most important thermal comfort factor and it is the air-conditioning system that usually determines the temperature of the workplace. The correct temperature for workers is the temperature that most people find comfortable, without particularly discomforting the few people who have unusual temperature preferences. There is no scientically proven correct temperature for workers other […]

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Asia Adopting Workplace Safety Standards

Asia Adopting Workplace Safety Standards

Malaysia and Singapore have both joined the ranks of developed nations by ratifying the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention on Occupational Safety and Health. Both countries agreed to be under ILO’s scrutiny on matters related to safety and health measures at work places and adhere to its high standards.

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Workplace Bullying – Self-Assessment Tool

Workplace Bullying – Self-Assessment Tool

A new paper released exclusively to Safety Concepts explains how you can self assess whether you have a bullying culture at your workplace. In all jurisdictions in Australia, the employer has a duty of care to provide a healthy and safe workplace. This extends to the physical and psychological well-being of all employees. Which means […]

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