Blog – Safety and Compliance Articles

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Safety Incidents – How Should Your Staff Deal with them?

Safety Incidents – How Should Your Staff Deal with them?

When a serious safety incident occurs in your workplace, what happens next is vital. Your workers need to understand safety protocols and have the capability to carry out a safety response plan that will attend to injured workers, secure the site and ensure the...

Will You Ever Achieve 100% Contractor Compliance?

Will You Ever Achieve 100% Contractor Compliance?

On the surface, achieving contractor compliance might seem fairly straight forward. Surely all you have to do is make sure that all contractors are working as they should in line with your organisation’s requirements. Simple right? However, if you’ve ever hired...

Strategies for Improving Health and Safety in the Workplace

Strategies for Improving Health and Safety in the Workplace

One of the most important aspects of running a business should be workplace health and safety. It is the responsibility of the organisation to have processes in place to manage the prevention of work-related injuries, incidents and diseases. It is vital that both...

What is the Real Difference Between an Accident and an Incident?

What is the Real Difference Between an Accident and an Incident?

The world of workplace health and safety is filled with terminology, acronyms and definitions. Amongst the terms that are used within the workplace to describe health and safety, incidents and accidents are extremely common and often interchanged. In most cases they...

How to Carry Out a WHS Risk Assessment

How to Carry Out a WHS Risk Assessment

As a business leader, you have an obligation to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. While that looks different for every organisation, what it will no doubt include is carrying out workplace health and safety (WHS) risk assessments. Creating a workplace that...

How to Write an Effective Incident Report

How to Write an Effective Incident Report

How to Write an Effective Incident Report While we all like to think that they’ll never happen to us, incidents are a certainty. What makes a difference, however, is how your business deals with them. By taking all incidents seriously and documenting them, you are...

What Can We Learn From Workplace Accidents?

What Can We Learn From Workplace Accidents?

Over the last couple of months, just in Sydney alone, there have been multiple news stories about workplace accidents. These have been extremely serious, with severe injuries and even deaths. We all like to think it will never happen to us or at our workplace, but...

Contractor Engagement – 3 Tips to Reduce Your Compliance Risk

Contractor Engagement – 3 Tips to Reduce Your Compliance Risk

Whether you’ve been working with contactors for some time, or are in the early phases of considering it, the truth is most organisations will need some additional help with their management. The independent workforce is here to stay; it allows businesses to meet the...

Contractor Prequalification – Dodge the Bad, Hire the Good

Contractor Prequalification – Dodge the Bad, Hire the Good

Engaging contractors to provide services for your business, carries with it a certain level of risk. Not only do you need to have confidence in their ability to complete the task competently, you need to be assured that all their employees are working in a safe and...