Safety

mental fatigue

Is fatigue a mental health hazard in your workplace?

In August, the Sleep Health Foundation runs Sleep Awareness Week to promote better understanding on the effects of sleep quality on our lives. This year, workplaces are focusing more than ever on the importance of identifying and managing fatigue in the workplace. Fatigue reduces the ability to work safely and effectively. It affects workers across […]

Top ten technologies influencing the health and safety industry

Top ten technologies influencing the health and safety industry

What technology can be used to improve workplace health and safety? Technology can sometimes be a scary thing, but for those that embrace it the possibilities are endless. Imagine an accountant still working on excel. They would no longer be relevant in a fast-moving industry, and workplace health and safety is no different. This presentation, delivered by Matthew Browne, highlights the top 10 tech trends in the safety industry.

the top painpoints of a safety professional

Top Painpoints of Safety Professionals Pt2

Top Safety painpoints reported by Donesafe clients On a weekly basis, we speak to a HEAP of safety, quality and environment professionals all looking to solve various pinpoints in their organization. While there is also a HEAP of painpoints that come with these professionals, we can’t reveal them all – mainly because you simply don’t […]

The Top 9 Global EHS trends to expect in 2019

In the world of EHS management, 2019 is expected to continue many of the trends from the past few years—especially when it comes to the use of technology in safety and data management. The increased adoption of technology has many strengths, with the caveat that tech also needs to be implemented wisely to avoid pitfalls […]

the top painpoints of a safety professional

Top Painpoints of Safety Professionals pt1

Top Safety painpoints reported by Donesafe clients On a weekly basis, we speak to a HEAP of safety, quality and environment professionals all looking to solve various painpoints in their organization. While there are honestly hundreds of painpoints we hear about from these professionals, we can’t reveal them all – mainly because you simply don’t […]

employer receives jail-time for workplace related death

Now the norm: Courts hand jail sentence to yet another employer over fatal workplace accident, with a second such ruling in as many months.

Employers are being warned that penalties handed to executives and business managers are “significantly increasing” for health and safety failures. After the very first jail sentence was announced last month, yet another has been handed down in courts. Typically jail sentences for breaches of workplace health and safety (WHS) rules had been suspended, but this […]

employer receives jail-time for workplace related death

Jail sentence for employer over workplace death

Employers are being warned of “significantly increasing” penalties for health and safety failures after an employer was given a jail sentence over a fatal workplace accident.   This is a significant case for employers as well as employees. Typically jail sentences for breaches of workplace health and safety (WHS) rules had been suspended, but this no […]

Incident and Injury management safety software

Incident Management Software – How to Minimize Business Interruption & Risks

A successful EHS management system should appear to work like a well-oiled machine. In reality, this seamless set of complementary processes includes several distinct elements: hazard prevention, auditing, incident reporting, risk management, training, just to name a few. This post will focus specifically on the role of incident management, the steps involved in this process, […]

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Which hazards are on OSHA’s 10 most-cited safety violations list?

“Some things will never change.” When you hear this quote, usually it means bad news. Can’t teach an old dog new tricks, is another similar saying. Unfortunately, in the case of 8 of the 10 of the entries on OSHA’s 2018 top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations list across all industries were on last year’s […]

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Sample Contractor Induction Checklist Template

How to Conduct a Contractor Induction Checklist? (Free Template) Contractor OHS Induction checklists are used to evaluate if a general induction was performed and all necessary information from the contractor, subcontractor and/or supplier was provided before commencing work or upon entering a site. The performance of a site induction with a checklist allows contractors/workers to […]

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