January 20, 2022

Engaging with workers

Over the years I have seen many company initiatives to bring management and operations together to share the corporate safety message such as the safety “Zero LTI” BBQs and management hazard hunts however with some of the contemporary risk and safety management theories around, maybe a fresh approach is needed. The “newer ideas” often use […]

December 10, 2021

Workplace Consultation

Workplace consultation is an essential aspect in managing workplace safety and was strengthened as a duty within the harmonised legislation that was introduced in 2012.  Consultation can be as simple as walking through a new task with a worker to a site meeting or catch up with contractors when they first attend site.  The business […]

January 7, 2021

Emergency Preparedness

In QLD, there are 2 regulatory requirements for emergency preparedness Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 (BFSR08) and Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (WHSR11) The Fire Safety Regulation details the requirements around the Fire and Evacuation Plan, Emergency Diagrams and Signs, the provision of instructions and maintenance of equipment.  This plan is very specific to […]

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May 24, 2020

People and mobile plant at the workplace

Operating mobile plant is common activity in several workplaces and is an area of safety management that is currently in the spotlight with the first Industrial Manslaughter charge relating to a forklift incident and a state-wide WHSQ onsite traffic management campaign. In a first for Queensland, the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor has commenced a […]

February 19, 2015

ISO Certification

ISO 9001 Quality Management provides the structure for business to deliver their product or service from planning through to operation and instil a continuous improvement culture; developing resilience in a competitive market and striving for customer satisfaction. ISO 14001 Environmental Management provides the structure for business to manage their environmental requirements and meet client and […]

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