Safety System

Free WHS Manual Template

by Dave Collins on August 14, 2017

Safety Manual Template Doug Wakefield from Safe Measure has developed this excellent manual, over many years, while providing health and safety consulting services and training to a range of industries and at all organisational levels. The document is in Word format and can be easily modified, cut and pasted etc. Doug is extremely passionate about […]

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Working Together to Prioritise Safety

by Dave Collins on May 30, 2017

Working Together to Prioritise Safety National Guide to Public Works and Services Safety 2017/18 – Released Workers, visitors and pedestrians are all susceptible to a number of hazards within the public works and services industry, and without proper safety precautions and training, injuries can occur. With the aim of ensuring health and safety is priority, […]

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How To Future-Proof Workplace Health and Safety

by Dave Collins on February 24, 2017

How To Future-Proof Workplace Health and Safety In today’s society, there’s judgment everywhere, especially over safety and health risks. We’re all looking at each other with our various educations and memorized articles in our heads saying knowing that the person next to us isn’t doing the best possible thing for themselves, whether it’s related to […]

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Why are safety audit programs beneficial?

by Dave Collins on June 29, 2015

Why are safety audit programs beneficial? Guest Post by MACSS Consulting Auditing provides a means of identifying potential problems before they have an impact on the health and safety of the business and its people; however, it must be the right quality of auditing to elicit the relevant information, without which the business will not […]

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Working Without Safety is a Dead End Job

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

Working Without Safety is a Dead End Job In today’s competitive environment, gaining the upper hand on your competitors is vital to secure and sustain on going work for your business. My 30 + years in the construction industry has taught me that contractors are very very good at what they do, they can construct […]

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SAFETY COMPLIANCE vs SAFETY EFFECTIVE ?

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

SAFETY COMPLIANCE vs SAFETY EFFECTIVE ? Are your SAFETY documents EFFECTIVE ? There is a lot of talk in certain circles about the effectiveness of a number of “outside of legislation” requirements that builders and subcontractors are having to adhere to. The reasons for this are many and too long to take up within this […]

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Scissors, Paper, Rock !!!

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

Scissors, Paper, Rock !!! Is this how you determine the control measures for hazards identified in your work activities ! Sounds a bit childish I know, but with some of the incidents that occur on sites it could be interpreted that this is how work teams have determined to control a hazard. Whilst risk assessment […]

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Are you Managing Safety or Managing a Safety System?

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

Are you Managing Safety or Managing a Safety System? Much has been written in the safety arena of late about the value for the ‘over abundance’ of red tape and bureaucracy around ensuring worker safety on construction project sites. It seems the larger the organisation you contract to, the more ‘paperwork’ you are required to […]

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