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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.


Involve Stakeholders in your Risk Assessments

  We all know that communication in the workplace is paramount to a safe environment so involving stakeholders, especially employees, in the process of assessing risks makes a lot of sense.   The employee will have a good understanding of their area of work and the risks involved. 


2009 – 2010 OHS Statistics

This infographic based on 2009-2010 statistics highlights the facts and figures of worker incidents as they relate to safety in the workplace. In particular it highlights the following: • There has been a drop in workers compensation claims showing new standards for safety are working. • Transportation, manufacturing and farming/agriculture industries have the highest number […]


Lifting Your Profits Without Hurting Your Back

Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

This article has been supplied by Brad Matthews of Winning Safety. Winning Safety uses a process that goes beyond …


Human Stress and MSD’s

Oooh! I’m very excited to share a new article we received from Leslie Henley, one of our Safety Concepts Subscribers. Les has researched the links between Human Stress and MSD’s. As the article is full of indepth information, I’ve had to cut it into segments and will add the following section the following week with […]


Workplace Health and Safety For Dummies

We cannot believe how many people need help with Workplace Health and Safety but don’t know where to look. Workplace Health and Safety in Australia is one of the fastest growing issues right now. It affects one person start-ups right through to corporate board rooms. And it is only going to increase in importance. You would […]


Talk the Walk – OHS Communication and Consultation in YOUR Workplace

Effective OHS Communication and Consultation is an essential, yet often overlooked (or underdone) area of an OHS management system in the workplace. Chris Beasley of Smart OHS™, sheds light on improving the way we communicate OHS issues in the workplace.


OHS Facts on Toilet Amenities

Occupational Health and Safety is such a wide ranging subject that we are never surprised at the questions we receive here at Safety Concepts. Lately we have been getting lots of OHS questions about staff amenities and the rights or wrongs of this very sensitive subject. So here is the essential list of things you need to know about toilets […]


Safety Tips for Avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls at Work

A third of major injuries reported and the single most common cause of injuries at work are Slips, Trips and Falls. By recognising the potential hazards and setting in place suitable control measures you can reduce the risks in your workplace. What to look out for: Look out for uneven floors, Cables and wires trailing […]