Tag Archives: health and safety

How to manage asbestos safely

Have you warned your staff about Mr Fluffy?

It’s a silent killer. Australia has always been known as a place wherein anyone 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 pool! […]

October breast cancer awareness month with Donesafe

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 mini-figures 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 […]

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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 […]

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Why cybersecurity should factor into every health and safety plan

If you’ve been following the news, chances are you’ve heard about several major data breaches. Being a tech company, Donesafe has always kept data security top of mind. However, being in the business of health and safety, we’ve also noticed how little emphasis on the traditional health and safety framework places on cybersecurity. The hope is that the […]

A company wide health kick as Donesafe partners with Inbody

Donesafe are on a health kick – The Whole Life Challenge

It’s that time again. Every year, the Donesafe team takes part in the Whole Life Challenge; a program designed to help you tweak your daily behavior over a number of areas to lead to a happier, healthier lifestyle. The whole team is taking part this year, so, being a technology company, we couldn’t help ourselves… we called in some […]

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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 […]

Work safe in high temperatures

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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Return to Work Survey: steady numbers, but more involvement is key

Safe Work Australia has released a series of brand new reports on the return to work experience of injured workers. More specifically, the reports focus on the outcomes of injured workers who receive workers’ compensation and various factors that affect their ability to return to work. The survey, which was conducted in mid-2016, covers all Australian territories […]

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New Safe Work Reports: Mental Health is Indispensable in the Workplace

When thinking about workplace health and safety, what usually comes to mind are things like heavy machinery or complicated security protocols. Most people’s thoughts don’t immediately jump to mental health. Back in June, we made the case for why business managers should prioritize a more holistic approach to health and safety and the advantages of both a wellness and a financial standpoint. […]