Tag: OHS

Occupational Health & Safety

The impact of megatrends on WHS and workers’ compensation policy

The rise of the ‘gig economy’, emerging technologies, and an aging workforce raise numerous questions in the context of work health and safety (WHS) and workers’ compensation. There are concerns that current policy and regulatory frameworks may not be adequate or appropriate for the ‘workforce of the future’. But, until recently, such a workforce has…

14 Nov 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Occupational Health & Safety

What does the new global OHS standard mean for your organisation?

March 2018 saw the release of a new global standard of organizational health and safety (OH&S). The ISO 450001 is the first of its kind and will eventually replace the AS/NZS 4801:2001, over the course of the next three years. What does this mean for your organisation? Ahead of the Safety in Action Conference -…

8 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

Driving operational efficiency with asset management

In the lead up to the CCF National Conference 2014, taking place on the 24th and 25th October in Adelaide, Michael Carter, National Sales Manager at Navman Wireless joined us to discuss the challenges in achieving operational efficiency, and how successful asset management through technology can help. Michael: “One of the biggest challenges for businesses…

18 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Occupational Health & Safety

How safe is your workplace?

An imbalance between the individual, the task and the environment can lead to discomfort, errors, accidents and injury in the workplace.  Dr Jennifer Long, Optometrist and Certified Professional Ergonomist, who will be speaking at the upcoming Safety in Action 2014: Sydney Safety Conference this September in Sydney, joined us recently to share with us some insight…

19 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Planning & Design

Is ‘Zero Harm’ achievable or theoretical?

Zero Harm is a much debated concept in the safety community and some argue that the term leads to confusion amongst professionals. We have asked industry groups on LinkedIn to participate in an opinion poll on Zero Harm in the workplace. A total of 139 people voted on the poll to date, resulting in 25.2%…

6 Jun 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Planning & Design

Zero harm: A vision for a safer workplace

By Phillip Byard, Manager & Senior Engineering Consultant at InterSafe* I believe Zero Harm is a vision which inspires and calls people to acts of greatness.  A good vision is always just outside of your reach.  Does this mean it is achievable? – maybe not but I’m gonna have a good crack at trying!!  Is Zero Harm theoretical…

5 Jun 2013, by Informa Insights