What is OHS?

What is Occupational Health and Safety? One of the original Articles by the late George Robotham  Good question that I do not have a good answer to, but have a few observations- OHS is the science / art / wizardry / bloody hard game of convincing stakeholders at all levels to identify hazards, assess risk …

Safety Committees – How to run an Occupational Health and Safety Meeting

Safety Committees - How to run an Occupational Health and Safety Meeting Warning - some may find this very boring! Others may not 🙂  School committees, sporting committees, church committees and workplace committees ... we are all familiar with different committees but how do committees function and what elements combine to make an effective committee. …

Danger of Generic Safe Work Method Statements

Danger of Generic Safe Work Method Statements We have been concerned for some time about the propensity for some employers and contractors to use a work method statement they found on google. An activity condoned by the people they give it to and who don't properly check it for accuracy and completeness. See our recent article …

Making Safety Fun

Making Safety Fun Have your efforts or the efforts of your safety committee to promotes Occupational Health and Safety in the Workplace stagnated? These resources written by Linda Tapp from SafetyFUNdamentals might help. SafetyFUNdamentals: 77 Games and Activities to Make Training Great! HAZARD HUNT

Occupational Health and Safety Risk Assessment

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OHS Risk Assessment By far the most commonly used search terms people use to find this site are those related to occupational health and safety risk assessment or risk assessment templates. From our experience, this also one of the most confusing and misunderstood OH&S requirements at a site level so I guess getting that help …