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  • How to capture business benefits from a culture of consultation - Work Safety Hub
    GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 29 October 2012 Management Systems How to capture business benefits from a culture of consultation Tweet Workplace consultation involves developing and implementing effective consultation mechanisms which encourage cooperation engagement of workers and management across the workplace Discussion between management and workers on workplace health and safety WH S related issues are aimed at exchanging views and considering opinions Reaching a consensus serves to foster collaboration involvement and cooperation There are significant advantages for implementing a culture of consultation in the workplace Businesses working to best practice recognise the benefits of regularly seeking opinions and views from workers whether that be through consultation with individuals groups unions or a mixture of all three The WorkSafe Victoria medium segment strategy encourages medium businesses to integrate safety into their business management systems to ensure they practice prevention rather than reaction and gain commitment from owners directors to the process Often these owners and directors are just simply unaware that systematic prevention based health and safety management and promotion leads to reduced WorkCover premiums and other cost reductions However many people feel that current models of safety management systems are far too complex for the medium segment they want the cost reductions but not the complexity that comes with it This is why the Seven Pillars of Safety has been developed The fifth pillar is Consultation Regular inclusive discussion with relevant staff on workplace health and safety and return to work improvements results in a workplace safety system which is owned and committed to by all employees To learn more about the fifth pillar and what to look for check out our article for Dynamic Business magazine here Tags Management Systems Safety Culture seven pillars of

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  • How to be proactive about your OHS - Work Safety Hub
    OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Tuesday 23 October 2012 Management Systems How to be proactive about your OHS Tweet When it comes to health and safety rules in the workplace it s better to be proactive rather than reactive to avoid problems in your workplace One of WorkSafe Victoria s strategies is to encourage medium sized businesses to integrate safety into their business management systems to ensure they practice prevention rather than reaction and gain commitment from owners directors to the process Often owners and directors are simply unaware that systematic prevention based health and safety management and promotion leads to reduced WorkCover premiums and other cost reductions This is why the Seven Pillars of Safety has been developed The fourth pillar Training and Supervision seeks to ensure supervisors and workers understand the potential impacts of poor performance and fulfill their OHS RTW roles and responsibilities ensuring minimisation of injuries due to rule breaches So do you have the fourth pillar in place in your workplace Read the latest article in our series for Dynamic Business magazine here and learn how you can ensure you can be proactive about your health and safety requirements Tags Management Systems sa Safety Culture seven pillars of safety Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts A look at the seven pillars of safety WorkSafe Victoria has recently implemented a medium segment intervention strategy to address the alarming workers compensation statistics in the med By Robert O

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  • sa - Work Safety Hub
    compassion E books Tools Fast facts businesses need to know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged sa How to be proactive about your OHS Tweet When it comes to health and safety rules in the workplace it s better to be proactive rather than reactive to avoid problems in your workplace Tags Management Systems sa Safety

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  • Why recording and reporting are vital in workplace safety - Work Safety Hub
    Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 15 October 2012 Management Systems Why recording and reporting are vital in workplace safety Tweet Are you recording the right workplace safety data to reduce your premium The current WorkSafe Victoria medium segment intervention strategy is reported to be delivering excellent results One participating business recently confirmed that savings achieved from reduced insurance premiums was equivalent to the profits on producing and selling an additional 16m of product The medium segment strategy encourages these businesses to integrate safety into their business management systems to ensure they practice prevention rather than reaction and gain commitment from owners and directors to the process In our 8 part series of articles for Dynamic Business magazine we discuss the main components of the Seven Pillars of Safety the management approach that is being taken with medium enterprises The third pillar Recording and Reporting seeks to ensure leaders have their fingers on the pulse of organisational safety by recording and reporting claims and premium data This is about providing senior management owners and directors with quantifiable feedback allowing them to initiate system interventions to occur in a timely fashion So how does your workplace measure up Click here to find out more Tags Management Systems Safety Culture seven pillars of safety Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts A look at the seven pillars of safety WorkSafe Victoria has recently implemented a medium segment intervention strategy to address the alarming workers compensation statistics in the med By Robert O neill on

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  • Why workplace safety should be part of the planning process - Work Safety Hub
    Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 01 October 2012 Management Systems Why workplace safety should be part of the planning process Tweet WorkSafe have found that safety in many SMBs isn t delegated to a responsible party and is instead juggled on an ad hoc basis This lack of planning has far reaching impacts on a business ability to cut costs especially WorkCover premiums Here s how to integrate workplace safety into your other business functions According to WorkSafe workplace safety is rarely demonstrably led from owner or director level isn t linked to WorkCover premium performance and is not being guided by professional OHS advice The next installment in our series of articles for Dynamic Business magazine looks at the second pillar of safety Strategic Planning Strategic planning seeks to integrate safety management into the businesses normal planning by ensuring objectives and targets are set with appropriate KPI s determined and budgets allocated accordingly This is about removing uncertainty and acknowledging safety simply as another function of the business which must be managed the same as quality sales marketing finance and human resources Learn about the second pillar of safety here Tags Management Systems Safety Culture seven seven pillars of safety Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts A look at the seven pillars of safety WorkSafe Victoria has recently implemented a medium segment intervention strategy to address the alarming workers compensation statistics in the med By

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  • seven - Work Safety Hub
    studies Case Studies Watch industry leaders and experts discuss a range of workplace health and safety topics Podcasts and Videos See how specific industries are performing and gauge how well your business is doing in compassion E books Tools Fast facts businesses need to know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged seven Why workplace safety should be part of the planning process Tweet WorkSafe have found that safety in many SMBs isn t delegated to a responsible party and is instead juggled on an ad hoc basis This lack of planning has far reaching impacts on a business ability to cut costs especially WorkCover premiums Here s how to integrate workplace safety into your other business functions Tags Management Systems Safety Culture seven seven pillars of safety Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is

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  • Do you measure up to the first pillar of workplace safety - Work Safety Hub
    consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 17 September 2012 Management Systems Do you measure up to the first pillar of workplace safety Tweet The current WorkSafe Victoria medium segment intervention strategy targets businesses with a remuneration of 1 20 million It encourages these businesses to integrate safety into their business management systems to ensure they practice prevention rather than reaction and gain commitment from owners directors to the process However many people feel that current models of safety management systems are far too complex for the medium segment resulting in WorkSafe developing the Seven Pillars of Safety a more simplified approach to safety in the workplace Over the coming weeks we will describe the pillars in more detail in a series of articles for Dynamic Business Magazine The first pillar Senior Management Roles and Accountability sets out clear top down responsibility delegation and KPI s for OHS and Return To Work RTW WorkSafe want these initiatives supplemented with advice from a certified OHS professional to ensure the organisation has the structure to proactively manage health and safety So how does your workplace measure up to the first pillar Learn more about the first pillar here Tags Management Systems safet Safety Culture seven pillars of safety Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts A look at the seven pillars of safety WorkSafe Victoria has recently implemented a medium segment intervention strategy to address the alarming workers compensation statistics in the med By Robert O

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  • safet - Work Safety Hub
    latest OHS case studies Case Studies Watch industry leaders and experts discuss a range of workplace health and safety topics Podcasts and Videos See how specific industries are performing and gauge how well your business is doing in compassion E books Tools Fast facts businesses need to know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged safet Do you measure up to the first pillar of workplace safety Tweet The current WorkSafe Victoria medium segment intervention strategy targets businesses with a remuneration of 1 20 million It encourages these businesses to integrate safety into their business management systems to ensure they practice prevention rather than reaction and gain commitment from owners directors to the process Tags Management Systems safet Safety Culture seven pillars of safety Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday

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