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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 longer […]

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

Quick Link Download template now – Go How to Conduct a Contractor Induction Checklist? (Free Template) Contractor OHS Induction checklists are used to evaluate 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 […]

Mental health in the workplace

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 […]

Safety in the workplace

Take a Moment to Think About Safety at Work

Everybody has the right to a safe working environment. No industry should be unsafe to work in and no death or injury is acceptable. A whole community bears the financial cost of poor work health and safety, we know that safe and healthy work benefits everyone regardless of where you are around the world. With this […]

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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 every day should be an R U OK? day. Since 2009, the RUOK?DAY movement has fast become one of the most […]

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Sample Template of an Asbestos Register

Quick Links Download template now – Go Donesafe offers online asbestos management – Take a look now What is asbestos management? What is an asbestos register? All is answered in this article PLUS a free downloadable asbestos register sample. WHAT IS ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT? A person who is considered the manager or controller of a workplace […]

In the workplace health and safety software

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 […]

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