Tips on How to Develop a Safety Checklist Safety checklists vary in size, format and purpose. They can be used on a daily or weekly basis to identify hazards, ensure hazard controls are in place or prior to a safety committee meeting to gather items for discussion. They can ensure that important … [Read more...] about Tips on How to Develop a Safety Checklist
A Simple Safety Management System by the late George Robotham George was once asked to give recommendations on a simple Safety Management System for a small organisation that had “stuff all” in the way of safety, below is one of the most succinct, practical descriptions of a safety system I have … [Read more...] about A Simple Safety Management System
10 Success Factors for Effective Safety Committees Great Article by Jerome Spear about how to get safety committees performing to their full potential Download Article Here Jerome E. Spear, MBA, CSP, CIH is President of J.E. Spear Consulting, LP and has 20 years of experience helping … [Read more...] about 10 Success Factors for Effective Safety Committees
WHSO no longer required in QLD? Recent edition of UQ OHS News expresses concerns about the place of WHSO under new National Harmonisation Laws: The first and most significant of these is the proposed abolition of the Workplace Health and Safety Officer (WHSO) and changing OH&S representatives … [Read more...] about WHSO no longer required in QLD?
Safety Management Series - Same Old Safety Meetings? Make Them Different! <br />By Alan Quilley</p> <p>We all have safety meetings and discussions. These discussions are a chance to focus our thoughts and actions on those important things we need to do to work safely. The … [Read more...] about Same Old Safety Meetings? Make Them Different!
Safety Activities For Supervisors I remember attending a mining and construction industry safety seminar a few years ago and a senior manager of one of the regulatory authorities suggested "a radically new industry wide safety initiative". His idea was to collect regular data on serious injury … [Read more...] about Safety Activities For Supervisors
Just been alerted to this new resource portal for H&S Reps on the Worksafe Victoria Website. Lots of info about running committee meetings, consultation and resolving workplace safety issues. Register as an HSR to receive regular updates about training, events and news for HSRs. … [Read more...] about Health and Safety Representatives
Consensus on Safety - Friend or Foe Latest by George Robotham from www.ohschange.com.au Based on my study of Management of Organisational Change I have adopted the motto “When initiating change, remember, People support what they create” for my OHS work. Generally I think involving the … [Read more...] about Consensus on Safety – Friend or Foe
Safety Teambuilding By George Robotham – www.ohschange.com.au OHS people must have technical OHS skills. My experience is that broader skills such as leadership, communications, interpersonal and team building skills are also necessary. I have facilitated some interactive learning for OHS … [Read more...] about Safety Team Building