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Five of the worst workplace disasters in History

5 min read As workplace safety advocates grow stronger, so to do their detractors grow louder. It seems commonplace for any type of discussion that takes place on the internet that for every ten people who are totally for something there is one very loud person against it. Workplace safety discussion is no exception to […]

Thinking of safety as profit

We all know that safety matters, but just how much does it matter in strictly numerical terms? Just voicing a commitment to safety can really turn things around. Take this anecdote about Paul O’Neill, one of the CEOs of Fortune 500 company Alcoa. O’Neill’s method teaches us an important lesson: Habits are formed, not forced. O’Neill made […]

Workplace wellness is risk management, too.

Companies that promote wellness are usually more productive. But as a simple value, there are more benefits to wellness than simply increasing the motivation to perform well. The best programs motivate employees to want to be a part of them, without being compulsory. Health is subjective and it is hard to set a single standard […]

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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 […]

Tech + Data = A Safer Workplace

Here’s a bit of tech news to be extremely hopeful for. An Israeli branch of IBM is developing a type of wearable device that can warn workers about imminent hazards around them. Called WorkRight, the product serves as a “real-time warning system” which is fully integrated into the environment and equipment around it. After reading over […]

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 […]

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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 […]