Blog – Safety and Compliance Articles

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3 Ways You can Support Contractors in Achieving Compliance

3 Ways You can Support Contractors in Achieving Compliance

If your organisation engages contractors, you’ll know there is a considerable amount of administration required to get them prequalified and compliant with your required criteria, prior to commencing work. From the contractor’s perspective, they too have their work...

What are the Risks Involved in Using Contractors?

What are the Risks Involved in Using Contractors?

Managing a growing contractor workforce is a significant logistical challenge. You need to consider the legal and safety implications of having them on-site and weigh this against the value that they bring to your operations. Ultimately, you need to work closely with...

6 Ways Outsourcing Contractor Management Saves You Money

6 Ways Outsourcing Contractor Management Saves You Money

Contractor management is a complex process that takes a considerable amount of time. You need to hire contractors who are licenced, qualified and insured. Its important to communicate with them regularly and keep on top of their supporting documentation. That means...

When it Comes to Cost, Should You Outsource Prequalification?

When it Comes to Cost, Should You Outsource Prequalification?

Engaging the right contractors can make a big impact on the success of your business, but they can also introduce significant risk. If we choose the wrong company for the project, not only can it impact the timelines and quality of work, but it can affect workplace...

Stuck in a Safety Rut? How to Find the Motivation for Change

Stuck in a Safety Rut? How to Find the Motivation for Change

As a leader, no doubt, you’re well aware of the importance of safety in the workplace. But, is it something that is always front of mind, do you continually push to make improvements, or are you stuck in a safety rut? In the same way as our employees can become...

The Most Common Problem Faced by WHS Officers

The Most Common Problem Faced by WHS Officers

Workplace health and safety (WHS) officers have a strict and uncompromising responsibility to both workers and the workplaces they are employed in. Their main focus is the prevention of accidents, injuries and work-related illnesses in the workplace. That means...

Aged Care Homes – How to Keep Workers Safe

Aged Care Homes – How to Keep Workers Safe

Across the globe, aged care homes have been at the centre of the coronavirus pandemic, and Australia is no exception. As of the 8th June 2020, there were 99 cases of COVID-19 among people receiving Australian Government-subsidised aged care, and in recent weeks...

The 5 Biggest Challenges of Contractor Prequalification

The 5 Biggest Challenges of Contractor Prequalification

For any business, it’s highly useful to have a pool of reliable, pre-approved contractors at your fingertips. It means that you can quickly find the right company for the task, when the need arises and keep your operations and projects running smoothly. That is what...

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