Tag Archives: compliance

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Sample Workplace Compliance Checklist Template

Quick Link Download template now – Go What is Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Compliance? Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) is the term used to describe the steps taken to protect workers, customers/clients, contractors, visitors, volunteers, or any other people associated with your business premises, workplaces, or services. Prior to WHS, this was known as […]

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How Donesafe helps MTAs meet new regulation requirements

It is official – Organizations within the FTA* structure are going to have to migrate from their current health and safety (OHS, WHS, EHS) processes and procedures into a safety management system, as of the new extended date, December 31, 2020. New regulation changes are coming into play and here’s what you need to know; […]

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4 reasons why Donesafe is the perfect SMS for Metro Transit Authorities

Donesafe helps Metro Transit Authorities (MTAs) comply with new Safety Management System (SMS) legislation in the US, by offering an easy to use, intelligent and compliant safety platform. We achieved this goal through meticulous research into our industry-leading clients’ needs and then mapping those needs into our platform development roadmap.   And as a result, we have the perfect […]

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OSHA Record keeping explained: Demystifying reportable injuries

Maintaining accurate and timely records of injury is always a best practice in EHS management, but for many organizations, it also fulfills a necessary regulatory requirement. Each year, OSHA record keeping rules require organizations to submit a log of recordable injuries and illnesses from the previous year. However, some of the finer points of OSHA […]

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How will the Chain of Responsibility changes affect businesses?

It’s not new news that employers have an obligation to keep their workers safe. The National Heavy Vehicle Law (HVNL) changes the new Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws for Australia’s heavy vehicle industry will come into play and effective midway through 2018. These changes align CoR laws more closely with workplace health and safety (WHS) […]

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How to work safe in all this bloody heat

Just outside my window, I’m looking at a window cleaner, hanging out in direct sunlight on a 40-degree day, absolutely dripping with sweat. Meanwhile the person next to me as I type this is literally wearing a scarf. Congratulations Sydney, we just made it through the hottest January on record; and February is shaping up […]

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Five reasons to ditch paper when managing OHS compliance

Are you bogged down with paperwork while trying to manage your OHS compliance? Here are five reasons why you should ditch paper and move to a software solution. It’s not at all uncommon for business owners or managers to feel that OHS compliance management has become a major part of their week. The issue with […]

You had a workplace incident… now what?

If you’re reading this, chances are you care about workplace safety. But believe it or not, lots of companies out there are simply not prepared to handle a major safety incident. Unfortunately, no matter how closely you follow protocol, you can’t prevent everything. Having a prevention policy is vital, but it is just as crucial to have a solid plan of action when the […]

5 things you need to know about New Zealand’s new Workplace Health and Safety laws

It’s time! The new Health and Safety at Work Act has dropped this week in New Zealand. So we thought it wouldn’t be a terrible idea to give you the cliff-notes version: Why were New Zealand’s new health and safety laws necessary? The new laws came about due to degrading workplace injury stats. At the […]

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Your February Safety Digest

All the latest news from the worldwide health and safety community. Qantas sets a higher standard for workplace safety in the follow-up to the 2014 incident where a worker fell from the aircraft. Silicon Valley medical startup Theranos pressured to do damage control after U.S. regulators declared that one of their facilities poses an “immediate jeopardy to […]