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  • A look at the seven pillars of safety - Work Safety Hub
    has recently implemented a medium segment intervention strategy to address the alarming workers compensation statistics in the medium business segment that is responsible for approximately 40 percent of all workers compensation claims Research conducted by WorkSafe into the medium sector has found that safety is often undelegated or juggled on an ad hoc basis It s not demonstrably led from the owner or director level not linked to WorkCover premium performance and not being guided by professional OHS advice all contributing to poor OHS and Return to Work outcomes WorkSafe categorises the medium segment in Victoria as those businesses with 1 to 20m remuneration If you fall in this category it s time to review your OHS practices to ensure they are up to date and properly implemented What is the medium segment intervention strategy The strategy involves a three pronged approach to Support the juggler by building OHS and Return to Work capability Reposition OHS professionals by developing capability of the OHS professional community Conduct visits with owners and directors offering an independent six hour OHS consultancy funded by WorkSafe to actively promote the benefits of engaging suitably qualified OHS professionals WorkSafe have found that jugglers lack confidence skills and capability are expected to have all the answers and are often presented with an overwhelming amount of complex information The aim is to provide them with support that is easy to access and tailored to their needs How will it affect your business WorkSafe encourages all businesses to integrate safety into their business management system practice prevention rather than reaction and show commitment from owners directors to the process However many people feel that current models of safety management systems are far too complex resulting in WorkSafe developing the Seven Pillars of Safety a simplified approach to safety in

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/a-look-at-the-seven-pillars-of-safety (2014-01-05)
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  • manage - Work Safety Hub
    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 manage A look at the seven pillars of safety Tweet WorkSafe Victoria has recently implemented a medium segment intervention strategy to address the alarming workers compensation statistics in the medium business segment that is responsible for approximately 40 percent of all workers compensation claims Research conducted by WorkSafe into the medium sector has found that safety is often undelegated or juggled on an ad hoc basis It s not demonstrably led from the owner or director level not linked to WorkCover premium performance and not being guided by professional OHS advice all contributing to poor OHS and Return to Work outcomes Tags manage Management Systems Safety Culture seven pillars of safety Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/manage (2014-01-05)
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  • Mark McCabe - Work Safety Hub
    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 Mark McCabe Mark McCabe s Stance on ACT Construction Safety Laws Tweet Mark McCabe is currently the ACT Work Safety Commissioner and the senior director of Work Safe ACT the work safety and workers compensation regulator He gave his opinion through an editorial about the safety laws of construction companies based from inquiry report that was released called Getting Home Safely report Tags ACT Construction Safety Laws ACT Work Safety Commissioner Getting Home Safely Mark McCabe safety laws of construction companies 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

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/mark-mccabe (2014-01-05)
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  • Mark McCabe's Stance on ACT Construction Safety Laws - Work Safety Hub
    the regulator Work Safe ACT to impose sanctions and catch those who are not fully complying with the work safety laws It also recommends the Australian government to improve the procurement processes needed to compensate construction companies that are already complying with safety laws Those who don t shall be penalised accordingly It s a matter of suggesting what the government should put into place the right processes to assure that once a building contract has been won the company who won the bid should abide what it said it would do The inquiry report also urged the work safety regulators to be efficient the way it spends money on training of construction companies by reducing the training focus on paperwork rather than actual work practices The training should also offer better guidance through representative bodies on how construction firms should go about complying their legislative obligations However the Commissioner is more concerned on additional taxes What about the new levy to pay for the cost of regulation will this add to business costs and further weigh down on construction companies I don t think so says Neil Evans from the Housing Industry of Australia He has said that the 0 015 per cent additional charge on workers compensation premiums seem quite reasonable and has no impact at all Additionally this should not cause a concern when similar levies are likewise applied in almost every other state in Australia Mr Evans argued that instead of focusing on perceived additional costs they should look at the broader perspective of cost savings that it might be create which will benefit the construction industry as a whole Safe Work Australia s published industry data showed that ACT has the worst safety record in the nation with the exception of Tasmania The data revealed

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/mark-mccabe-s-stance-on-act-construction-safety-laws?tmpl=component&print=1 (2014-01-05)
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  • Reviews, Audits and Inspections - Page 2 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Reviews Audits and Inspections Subscribe to this category Subscribe to feed 8 posts in this category Bundaberg Ocular Audit of Work Safety Quality Inspectors Tweet Some on the spot ocular audits were conducted by the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland inspectors on vegetable and fruit farms in Childers and Bundaberg regions The team has the responsibility of auditing the growers on their work health and safety duties after reported complaints about unsafe conditions for seasonal workers Tags Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association vegetable and fruit farms Work safety inspectors Workcover Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Queensland 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 30 September 2013 Reviews Audits and Inspections Job Hazard Analysis Made Easy Tweet Opportunities from technological solutions are pacing up on rapid progress of the Australian workforce and thus led to new challenges for workplace safety Tags Australian workforce Australian workforce

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/categories/listings/reviews-audits-and-inspections?start=2 (2014-01-05)
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  • Reviews, Audits and Inspections - Page 3 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Reviews Audits and Inspections Subscribe to this category Subscribe to feed 8 posts in this category Promoting Work Safety Awareness in New Border Safety Tweet A project will start that will promote awareness among local construction firms regarding the ease and similarities of worker on either side of the border in Yarrawonga Victoria Tags New Border Safety New Border Safety Victoria WorkCover Authority Victoria WorkCover Authority work health and safety Work Safety Awareness Work Safety Awareness WorkCover NSW WorkCover NSW 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 26 August 2013 Reviews Audits and Inspections Five Important Neglected Items in Work Health and Safety Manuals Tweet It has always been a standard among health and safety training manuals to incorporate information on personal protective equipment PPE emergency evacuation and incident reporting Tags equipment Work Health and

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/categories/listings/reviews-audits-and-inspections?start=4 (2014-01-05)
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  • Reviews, Audits and Inspections - Page 4 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Reviews Audits and Inspections Subscribe to this category Subscribe to feed 8 posts in this category Revised National Self Insurer OHS Audit Tool Ready or Not Tweet A proposed revision of user guide for the National Self Insurer OHS Audit Tool Version 3 is currently in process The revised draft will be out by the second quarter of this year Tags audit program audit program NAT NAT National Self Insurer OHS Audit Tool National Self Insurer OHS Audit Tool occupational health and safety occupational health and safety Revised National Self Insurer OHS Audit Tool Revised National Self Insurer OHS Audit Tool 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 Tuesday 02 April 2013 Reviews Audits and Inspections Mark McCabe s Stance on ACT Construction Safety Laws Tweet Mark McCabe is currently the ACT Work Safety Commissioner and the senior director of Work Safe ACT the work safety and workers compensation regulator He gave his opinion through an editorial about the safety

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/categories/listings/reviews-audits-and-inspections?start=6 (2014-01-05)
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  • Australian medical researchers - Work Safety Hub
    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 Australian medical researchers White Collars Health Detrimental to PC Work Related Ailments Tweet Recently published health journals provide organisations with health insights on how to protect workforce from health related risks arising from prolonged computer use Tags Australian medical researchers health journals

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/australian-medical-researchers (2014-01-05)
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