In previous articles I have written about the need to integrate WH&S in business operations (making safety simpler) and thinking big about safety when the organisation is small (bite-sized WH&S).
In order to achieve a specified goal it makes sense that you have a plan. The value of planning is well-recognised and strategic plans, business plans, succession plans, and marketing plans are every day talking points.
Unfortunately the same cannot be said for…Continue
It seems just about everyone has heard a workers compensation horror story,- a claim that was accepted which shouldn’t have been or vice versa. Theatrical news reports and television shows regularly portray injured workers as calculating con-artists ‘caught’ on hidden…Continue
The difficulty in responding to these concerns is that if someone has done little in relation to workplace health and safety to date and suffered no consequences in terms of injuries, costs or penalties, they are unlikely to see a need that…Continue
Recently I have been hearing more about the ‘cool’ employers. The ones we all envy that have flexible, fun workplaces where people go on work-cations and everyone sits around on beanbags eating doughnuts, playing x-box and only get up occasionally to hit the skate park or take part in an impromptu ping pong battle.
Just don’t mention the word work. But work must…Continue