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The 3 industries responsible for 72% of fatalities.

In 2018, the preliminary data showed 154 Australian workers were killed at work, a reduction compared with 190 workers in 2017. Why does it take so long to get data on fatalities? 2018 figures are preliminary figures and are updated only once the...

The 4 team leadership mistakes you might be making

Being a leader means you’re tasked with many responsibilities, across managing people and teams, organisational expectations and performance. Not every leader is awesome at all aspects of leading teams – here are four common mistakes you may be...

15 places remain for CSQ funded safety training

Want to give your business the edge for 2019? Want to do it at no cost to your business?Queensland tradies have a limited opportunity to get WHS training, funded by their building and construction industry body, Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ).Being...

How to nail your goals

Are you left with a bundle of New Year’s resolutions which sounded like a good idea at the time, but never made it past the idea stage? Here are six hacks to revive those goals. 1. Know what you want and get SMART about it Goals work best if they have...

Engaging Hearts & Minds the key to changing safety behaviour.

Not getting improvements in your safety leadership culture, or safety statistics? It’s highly likely your organisation has failed to engage your people at the ‘hearts and minds’ level required to create and sustain a strong safety culture.Research shows...

Is your business at risk from non-compliant trainers?

The 1 April deadline is nearly here for TAE40110 qualified trainers countdown to compliance. If your business involves Verification of Competency (VOC) of workers; or your in-house trainers and facilitators train your staff or clients, your...

What Do Van Halen & Brown M&M’s Have To Do With Safety?

Van Halen's Brown M&Ms -Their Key To Rock and Roll Safety There’s a long tradition of musicians and actors adding in absurd demands in their performance contracts just because they could. Van Halen, the American hair rock band of the 80’s were infamous...

Working well: An organisational approach to preventing psychological injury

Comcare PublicationWorking Well: An Organisational Approach To Preventing Psychological Injury A GUIDE FOR CORPORATE, HR AND OHS MANAGERS Source: Comcare. Many employees will at times feel that they are not coping well at work for a variety of reasons....

Stay safe in the Christmas lead-up

With the festive season approaching, making sure everyone remains safe becomes even more important. When people are most tired from the year that's coming to an end, Australia typically sees a spike in workplace accidents and incidences. Serious incidences...

Body stressing leading serious claim cause

Latest data from Safe Work Australia shows that the leading cause of serious claims (that result in one or more weeks off work) is body stressing. Of the total 106,260 claims that were made during the 2016-2017 reporting period, 40,330 or 38% related to...