Different Duty of Care Requirements dependent on your Obligations under the OSH Legislation

During our everyday SOS-Switched Onto Safety business activities we see good things and bad things (and everything in between) in relation to Occupational Safety and Health. We actually say in our business when we are not ‘on duty’ we have to wear our ‘blinkers’. It was interesting to read that over the past financial year, …

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Common Chemical Management Non-Conformance’s we regularly see!

Stuart Platt– Friday 1st July 2016 Part of my role here at SOS – Switched Onto Safety is to conduct Health, Safety, Quality and Environment audits and inspections for a wide variety of clients and organisations. Another role is to conduct chemical inventories and management practices associated with hazardous substances. I find I have a good understanding …

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Do our clients know what their needs are in relation to OSH, Risk Management, Quality and Environment?

Megan LeNoir – Monday 13th June 2016. During our recent meetings in the office, it came to our attention that we use a variety of methods including our website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus etc to let everyone know what we do. However, this information may not be clear as to how these services could be …

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Winter Safety

Winter is almost here. This means increased absentees and new hazards in the workplace. While there is no need to stop work during winter, there is a need to undertake The Risk Management Process. According to St John Ambulance Australia, colds and flu cost Australian companies more than $7 billion in lost time each year. …

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Psychological Safety

Make it safe for me to take risks   The shared belief held by workers that their psychological safety and well-being is protected and supported by senior management. Defined as an organisation or team level construct that refers to policies, practices and procedures that are upheld by managers and leaders for the protection of worker …

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