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  • Privacy Safety In The Work Organisation -- Changes on Law - Work Safety Hub
    2013 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Privacy Safety In The Work Organisation Changes on Law Tweet Australia is no exception to the Privacy Law The trend towards better protection of an individual s personal information as well as the employee who process such information is paramount to work safety laws as well The need for privacy will constantly grow in the succeeding years while privacy compliance will be largely important for private enterprises in Australia The changes expected on the legislation will take place on March 2014 which will give the Privacy Commissioner of Australia much higher powers to rule out certain policies in dealing with confidential issues This includes the ability to seek civil penalties of up to 1 7 million for a serious breach of the Privacy Law The power to act on his own motion investigation will endow the Commissioner The Privacy Commissioner said I will not be taking a softly softly approach which emphasised the intention behind the required reforms in the underlying intention behind the reforms Various government agencies will be required to comply higher privacy requirements Some policies to bridge the compliance gaps under the new changes and methods are required to address them efficiently and minimise employee safety risks Changes that must be made to existing business practices include 1 What you say to someone when you gather personal information about them 2 What you indicate in your privacy policy 3 How you practice direct marketing 4 How you maintain privacy education and enforce compliance within your organisation 5 The contractual terms under which you disclose personal information outside Australia to an IT services provider The starting point of the entire process is conducting a privacy audit within the organisation The audit should determine gaps between the existing practice and the new privacy requirements

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/privacy-safety-in-the-work-organisation-changes-on-law (2014-01-05)
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  • Privacy Commissioner of Australia - Work Safety Hub
    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 Privacy Commissioner of Australia Privacy Safety In The Work Organisation Changes on Law Tweet Australia is no exception to the Privacy Law The trend towards better protection of an individual s personal information as well as the employee who process such information is paramount to work safety laws as well The need for privacy will constantly grow in the succeeding years while privacy compliance will be largely important for private enterprises in Australia Tags Privacy Commissioner of Australia privacy compliance Privacy Law Privacy 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

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/privacy-commissioner-of-australia (2014-01-05)
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  • privacy compliance - 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 privacy compliance Privacy Safety In The Work Organisation Changes on Law Tweet Australia is no exception to the Privacy Law The trend towards better protection of an individual s personal information as well as the employee who process such information is paramount to work safety laws as well The need for privacy will constantly grow in the succeeding years while privacy compliance will be largely important for private enterprises in Australia Tags Privacy Commissioner of Australia privacy compliance Privacy Law Privacy 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

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/privacy-compliance (2014-01-05)
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  • Holistic Treatment towards Healing of Injured Worker - Work Safety Hub
    frustrating to know one of your workers suffers an injury burn out of work though it is difficult to identify what to do to help as you would want the best assistance for your employee A worker that is totally unwell is a complex issue much more as managing a workplace injury Recent studies indicated that utilising a biopsychosocial approach in managing a work related injury speeds up recovery and yield better results in terms of return to work outcomes for the employee What is a Biopsychosocial approach This approach is undertaken by healthcare specialists or rehab providers to assess and treat an injured worker It does not only consider the actual or emotional injury the worker has suffered but it also considers psychological biological and social aspects of the human health that may affect the injured worker s total recovery Issues being resolved may include financial anxieties wrongful beliefs about their injury and on time recovery or issues related with their current work situation The Flags Model It is usual for the healthcare expert or rehab provider to use flags model to determine the factors that may block a successful recovery and return to work These flags are used to regulate risk assessment tools or through tedious history taking during the assessment phase These include Red flags serious pathology treatment failure or any biological factors Orange flags personality disorders mental health disorders or any mental health factors Yellow flags harmful anxieties and beliefs about injuries abnormal coping strategies passive attitude Blue flags unpleasant work poor social support low levels of satisfaction personal problems problems outside work Black flags litigation or compensation thresholds or any threats to financial security The injured worker s successful return to work is hinged on you the employer being aware of the factors that have

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/holistic-treatment-towards-healing-of-injured-worker (2014-01-05)
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  • Biopsychosocial approach - Work Safety Hub
    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 Biopsychosocial approach Holistic Treatment towards Healing of Injured Worker Tweet It is frustrating to know one of your workers suffers an injury burn out of work though it is difficult to identify what to do to help as you would want the best assistance for your employee A worker that is totally unwell is a complex issue much more as managing a workplace injury Recent studies indicated that utilising a biopsychosocial approach in managing a work related injury speeds up recovery and yield better results in terms of return to work outcomes for the employee Tags Biopsychosocial approach Flags Model Healing of Injured Worker Holistic Treatment Work Health Benefits worker s recovery Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/biopsychosocial-approach (2014-01-05)
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  • Work Health Benefits - Work Safety Hub
    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 Work Health Benefits Holistic Treatment towards Healing of Injured Worker Tweet It is frustrating to know one of your workers suffers an injury burn out of work though it is difficult to identify what to do to help as you would want the best assistance for your employee A worker that is totally unwell is a complex issue much more as managing a workplace injury Recent studies indicated that utilising a biopsychosocial approach in managing a work related injury speeds up recovery and yield better results in terms of return to work outcomes for the employee Tags Biopsychosocial approach Flags Model Healing of Injured Worker Holistic Treatment Work Health Benefits worker s recovery Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/work-health-benefits (2014-01-05)
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  • Brisbane Lord Mayor backs bus driver assault proposal - Work Safety Hub
    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 Thursday 08 August 2013 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Brisbane Lord Mayor backs bus driver assault proposal Tweet Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has already given his moral support to the Transport Workers Union TWU to introduce mandated sentences for people who assault bus and taxi drivers This is considered a breakaway with the stance adopted by the Liberal National Party LNP of Queensland Cr Quirk committed his support during a council meeting that took place hours after 50 union members rallied on Queensland Parliament to petition a call for change Cr Quirk said There is no excuse why people going about their proper jobs in this city particularly in our transport network should face assault The TWU want mandated sentences for people who assault bus and taxi drivers Cr Quirk fully agrees with the TWU and he also believes that it is not acceptable to leave them unpunished after causing harm to these type of workers He was totally supportive of TWU s call for the mandation of sentences to anyone who thinks they are capable for whatever reason to justify assault on a bus driver or a taxi driver working around the city Meanwhile Transport Minister Scott Emerson is against the mandate He was not willing to support mandatory sentencing for assaults on drivers He said that the way to respond to any assault on all Queenslanders is by strengthening the laws The bus safety committee has been taking a proactive approach to tackling bus safety issues According to Mr Emerson the latest figures 1st Quarter

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/brisbane-lord-mayor-backs-bus-driver-assault-proposal (2014-01-05)
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  • Liberal National Party - Work Safety Hub
    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 Liberal National Party Brisbane Lord Mayor backs bus driver assault proposal Tweet Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has already given his moral support to the Transport Workers Union TWU to introduce mandated sentences for people who assault bus and taxi drivers This is considered a breakaway with the stance adopted by the Liberal National Party LNP of Queensland Tags Liberal National Party Mayor Graham Quirk Transport Minister Transport Workers Union TWU 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 Thursday

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/liberal-national-party (2014-01-05)
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