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Measuring and reporting on work health and safety report

Measuring and reporting on work health and safety report Work health and safety (WHS) reporting needs to provide relevant, robust and timely information to inform decisions that influence ongoing business performance. Safe Work Australia has released a report  intended primarily for business leaders and work health and safety (WHS) managers of medium to large organisations […]

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The Safety Journey With Costa Group

Costa Group is Australia’s largest horticultural company and a major supplier of produce to food retailers. With over 3,500 hectares of farmed land across Australia and more than 6,000 employees during peak seasonal periods, Costa values their employees and prioritises their safety. Safety Dimensions has been partnering with Costa Group since 2015 to continue building a […]

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Victoria’s New OHS Regulations 2017

The New Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 New Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017 (EPS Regulations) commenced in Victoria on 18 June 2017. In 2016, proposed new OHS and EPS Regulations 2017 were made available for public comment and 61 submissions were received with feedback […]

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2016 National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

In May 2017, the National Mental Health Commission released its 2016 National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.  In the Report, they consider the factors that will lay the foundations for the Commission’s future monitoring and reporting and share the experiences of people, families and support people to better understand how we can help shape […]

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Why we need a new science of safety

Why we need a new science of safety Philip Thomas, University of Bristol   It is often said that our approach to health and safety has gone mad. But the truth is that it needs to go scientific. Managing risk is ultimately linked to questions of engineering and economics. Can something be made safer? How […]

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Good Work Through Effective Leadership (Video)

Good Work Through Effective Leadership (Video) This Safe Work Australia film features three different perspectives on how workplace leaders can design good work and influence their safety culture, not only in their own business, but across their supply chain and the broader community. This seminar features three business leaders from Australian Country Choice, Lend Lease […]

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