Safety Engagement with Workspace, Headspace and Groupspace

I'm just putting together a presentation on Safety Observations, reread this article by Dr Rob from earlier this year and thought it very worthy of republishing Safety Engagement with Workspace, Headspace and Groupspace – Toward Total Safety Organisation So much of what we do in safety takes its focus on workspace. We call this the …

WHS Officers and PCBUs

WHS Officers and PCBUs The latest offering from the Safety Nerd: Are you an “Officer” – of the LAW? Posted on September 22, 2011 by The Safety Nerd Pre harmonisation there was a liability on people who own or manage an organisation or business – attributed liability which could be CEOs, Senior Managers or even …

Qualities of an Excellent OHS Professional

Qualities of an Excellent OHS Professional A classic by the late George Robotham - with a little help from me. We were originally going to call it the “Perfect Safety Professional” but decided that “perfect” wasn’t the right word as perfection could never be defined or achieved. If you were perfect then you wouldn’t be …

WHSO no longer required in QLD?

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 roles to be more in line with NSW …