Tag Archives: health and safety

Health and safety: Office edition

When we say health and safety, we usually think about construction sites, toxic chemicals, or maybe even top-security protocols. But what about the office? The occupational hazards of working in an office sometimes aren’t blatantly obvious, and that’s because they tend to build up over time without any immediately alarming effects. But that doesn’t make them any […]

Not all safety hazards are created equal…

Work-related safety concerns come in two forms: physical and emotional. A comprehensive safety plan requires attention to both aspects of health and a framework for preventing and addressing grievances. Physical and environmental risks Pollutants and dangerous chemicals are a major occupational hazard that can have dire consequences if left unaddressed. Working in a potentially toxic environment carries risks of […]

The Biggest Safety Risks? The Ones You Don’t Expect.

When we talk about health and safety, we usually picture construction sites with loads of heavy machinery and risks at every turn. But the office can be just as risky, especially because overlooking its dangers can make us even less alert. That said, the prevention strategies can be just as simple as laying down a carpet […]

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Donesafe recognized at Australian App Design Awards

Melbourne, 14 October — Donesafe was recognized as the Best Design Studio with less than 5 employees and the Gold Winner in the Business Tools category of the Australian App Design Awards. The award was presented to Donesafe CEO, Matthew Browne, by the founder of Design100, Mark Bergin. The Australian App Design Awards highlight the economic impact and significant […]

Workplace Safety for the Digital Age

We live in a world of increasing information vulnerability: data breaches, unsecured networks, and a massive repository of sensitive data stored digitally. There is no way around it, and even if we wanted to, we can’t go back in time. If you’re in the business of workplace safety, neglecting the security of your digital networks is a […]

Make Mental Health a Priority

This past Saturday, October 10, marked 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 part of a […]

Making Compliance Cool

Have you ever stopped and wondered, what exactly is compliance? If you’re like most employers, you probably agree that health and safety compliance is an unavoidable part of operating a business. It’s just something you do, often without question. But maybe a better way to answer the question of “what is compliance” is to first talk about what it isn’t (or […]

October is Safe Work Month

October is Safe Work Month, and Safe Work Australia is organizing various programming initiatives to promote workplace health and safety. This year’s theme of “Be safe. Be healthy. Because…” is intentionally open-ended and meant to provoke responses that describe the spectrum of reasons to be safe at work. Follow this link for detailed and up-to-date information on programming available […]