Managing Back-to-Work with the 10 COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles

With businesses gradually returning to operations since the pandemic, owners are faced with a ‘new normal’ that is continuously evolving. How should you go about preparing and managing a safe back-to-work process for your staff and workplace? Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently announced 10 principles to guide employers in preparing and implementing practical measures to […]

The Importance of Risk Management

Recently in the news, it was announced that the Queensland Work Health and Safety Prosecutor filed three charges against Dreamworld’s parent company Ardent Leisure, for failing to comply with its health and safety under the Work Health and Safety Act. The Thunder River Rapids Ride tragedy claimed the lives of four people at the theme […]

COVID and Rising Workers Compensation Costs

This year’s onset of the pandemic has changed the way we live and how businesses operate. Still recovering from the impact, many companies are faced with additional challenges from rising workers claims, more time off work, and potential increases in premiums. Now it’s more important than ever before to keep your workplace safe, clean and […]

Why is Contractor Management Important for Safety?

Many business operations require the help and engagement of contractors. While this is a common practice, hiring outside contractors and subcontracts can pose inherent risks for your business and employees. When contractors perform duties in your workplace, they are also required to follow safe work practices and comply with WHS legislation, as they become part […]

Workplace Christmas Party? Health and Safety Considerations

With the end of the year approaching, it is also time for many businesses to plan their Christmas parties to acknowledge and reward the hard work from staff for an undoubtedly challenging year. Your staff has worked hard and persisted with a year of ups and downs, and you’d like to say thanks by hosting […]