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Mental Health is Indispensable in the Workplace

World Mental Health Day – 10/10 October 10th, marks World Mental Health Day. What better time to remind ourselves how much mental health matters in a health and safety context? There are various steps you can take to make your workplace an example of both good safety and good health practices. Mental health is an undeniable […]

Don’t forget to ask #RUOK? A conversation could change a life

R U OK? It’s a simple question, but it can be a tough one to ask. How Australia is asking R U OK? Its the 10th National Day of Action, for R U OK? But everyday should be an R U OK? day. Since 2009, the RUOK?DAY movement has fast become one of the most recognisable […]

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ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management Software

What is an ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management Software? An ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management Software – or system (EHS) is a way in which the following can be managed in one place; policies, processes and procedures required for managing all core business functionalities within an organization. An EHS management system helps coordinate […]

ISO 45001: A hassle or a blessing?

On September the 3rd, 2017, Donesafe attended the opening ceremony at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore. We heard that “The global economic impact of the failure to adequately invest in occupational safety and health is roughly equal to the total GDP of the poorest 130 countries in the world.” […]

Property buyers, construction workers: New technology that warns you if a property has asbestos

We love technology! Let’s all do a collective cheer in agreement. Actually, to say we all LOVE technology is a stretch. Sitting next to Glenn, Donesafe’s VP of Sales, he was cursing a piece of video editing technology that wasn’t doing what he wanted. “Don’t use it” I said. Unsurprisingly, he responded by saying no, […]

Have you warned your staff about Mr Fluffy?

It’s a silent killer. Australia has always been known as a place wherein any one photo, there’s possibly 1000’s of things that could kill you. Traditionally we think of insects and animals like spiders, snakes, sharks and crocodiles. The Sydney Funnel Web Spider will even blow a bubble and wait to get you in your own […]

Go Pink for October

October is Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month which provides an opportunity for us to all focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community. Everyone at Donesafe is getting behind Breast Cancer Awareness Month, including the kids at home. They have decorated our Donesafe Lego minifigures with pink […]

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This workplace initiative helps men embrace wellness

A new health and safety initiative in Canada is targeted at men working in high-risk industries, helping them adopt wellness habits that translate into safer practices and more harmonious workplaces. Wellness is the next greatest thing in business, and it has a symbiotic relationship with WHS, or Work Health and Safety in general. With wellness being a […]

These are Australia’s most dangerous jobs

A new analysis of Safe Work Australia data shows that the agriculture, forestry and fishing industry tops the list of the most dangerous work environments in the country. Data from 2015 reveal that this industry had 52 fatalities that year, the highest number across all industries. It is followed by transport, postal and warehousing with 40 workplace fatalities, and […]

4 out of 5 NZ CEOs report health and safety performance improved in 2017 – Deloitte Survey Finds

Deloitte has just released the results of its 2017 Health & Safety Leadership Survey for New Zealand, and the results are cautiously optimistic. The findings are drawn from interviews with 169 CEOs and managing directors, and they provide a useful snapshot of how New Zealand businesses implement health and safety. The surveys especially measured how well business leaders […]

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