Followership & Leadership

Followership & Leadership - Working together for organizational structure by Ben Armstrong The tipping point is upon us, I can only speak in regards the building and construction industry as to the changes in culture and how it’s going about achieving new goals and visions. People in positions of power (Managers v Leaders) are realising …

Safety Learnings From Construction

Many OHS professionals, get caught up in the latest research, theories, fads, technology, processes, mantras and other displacement activities. We can sometimes forget about the basics of safety, risk management and human interaction. Here is a great reflection by one of Australia’s most experienced and respected safety consultants, Kevin Jones. You wont see any reference …

Protecting Workers in Construction

Protecting Workers in Construction VIC Construction Site Safety Guide 2015/16 – Released There are many hazards associated with work performed on construction sites. Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation and Safe Work Australia, has released the 2015/16 edition of the VIC Construction Site Safety Guide. This will assist construction …

The Importance Of Having A Clear-Cut Lifting SWMS Plan In High-Risk Worksites

The Importance Of Having A Clear-Cut Lifting SWMS Plan In High-Risk Worksites The average number of work-related injury cases may have gone down considerably in the past years, but unfortunately, many workers, especially those stationed in high-risks sites such as construction and mining areas, still figure in accidents from time to time. Business owners in …

Safe Work Methods in Construction

Safe Work Methods in Construction NSW Construction Site Safety Guide 2013/14 – Released Regardless of the legal responsibilities, morally, no business, employer, or worker wants to see his or her employee or work colleague injured at work. Safety is important for all workplaces, but it is especially important for those working on construction sites. To …