No industry should be unsafe to work in and no death or injury is acceptable. And, because the whole community bears the financial costs of poor WHS, a safe and healthy workplace benefits everyone.
Work-related injury and disease costs the Australian community $61.8 billion in a year*.
This is why, during October each year, Safe Work Australia asks workers and employers across Australia to commit to building safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians.
The theme for this October’s National Safe Work Month is ‘A moment is all it takes.‘
While a safety incident can happen in a moment, and in any workplace, a moment’s forethought can prevent harm.
This year, commit to taking a safety moment every day in your workplace.
This could be as simple as spending five minutes every morning talking with your team about the hazards and risks in your workplace, and how to prevent harm.
For more information, visit Safe Work Australia: https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/news-and-events/national-safe-work-month
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