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Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment by the Numbers

Posted by Scott Nailon on

How can you conduct hazard identification and risk assessment in an effective, efficient, and affordable way? That's the problem we're solving today. Though the resources we'll use go further than identification and assessment, they are pieces within a larger whole, so this approach will serve us best.  We’re going to take a look at: Who is responsible when it comes to hazards and risk. Hazard identification and risk assessment as part of a larger whole. Getting hazard identification right.  Some dynamics of effective risk assessment. Using the hazard and risk paperwork. Also, in case you’re a newbie (NOOB) to all...

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What is the Best Safe Working Method Statement Solution?

Posted by Scott Nailon on

When it comes to purchasing Safe Working Method Statements, or selecting a SWMS template that works for you, there are significant factors to weigh. You can purchase industry bundles, tailor-made bundles, individual SWMS's, or customisable SWMS templates. But there are other considerations also. You'll need to know what to look for when seeking quality SWMS solutions. That's what we're going to look at together today. A quick technical mention before we proceed. You may know they’re actually called Safe ‘Work’ Method Statements, but ‘Working’ is the term most used by workers, and the words are equally searched online. In this...

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Achieving a WHS Incident Reporting Procedure Hum

Posted by Scott Nailon on

Your WHS incident reporting procedure needs to hum with efficiency and effectiveness. Ensuring you have user friendly working parts is key.

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How to Lift Your WHS Reporting and Compliance

Posted by Andrew Watters on

WHS reporting is essential for safety. It also contributes to tendering success, the investigative attention authorities apply to you, your retention of good workers, the culture of your site and a variety of other outcomes. Reporting matters! Not reporting, or under-reporting, matters even more! In our previous article, “WHS Reports and the Challenge of Underreporting”: We looked at nature, importance and prevalence of underreporting, We found out that it really does matter,  We identified who is responsible for the problem, and  We let you know of some of the ways we can help.  In this article, we’re going to build...

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WHS Reports and the Challenge of Underreporting

Posted by Andrew Watters on

WHS reports are meant to be submitted in a variety of situations. Yet as every experienced worker and supervisor knows, that doesn’t always happen. Underreporting leads to hazards remaining hazards, incidents being repeated, unnecessary injuries, and a host of other issues.

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