Beyond Compliance

 

Joining the dots: Safety, Systems, Performance and the road to success

Investigations, business auditing and businesses striving for excellence all have common links that we can learn from and apply to our business, large and small. A business with a aligned objectives and targets that applies a systematic approach increases its opportunity to reduce costs, keep its people safe, retain smart people and achieve its goals. […]

Smart business, collect it and saving it

Increasing prices for products is the easiest way to increase revenue, but  consumers don’t always share your thinking and this increase may be the one that opens the door for a competitor to enter your market. Collecting your data and saving your money is nothing new, or is it? Although, the way we collect data has […]

A new breed of managers take on environment, health, and safety issues in Chinese factories.

For decades, one of the biggest challenges facing companies that source products from China has been ensuring that their supply chains are clean, fair, and safe for workers and the planet. Companies are regularly forced to defend themselves from accusations that overseas supply factories employ unfair labor practices, pollute indiscriminately, or skimp on product quality. […]

Six ways your business can use tech to win the efficiency war

One of the helpful attributes of technology is what starts out expensive and difficult to use inevitably becomes cheaper and easier over time. That means technologies and services which were once the playthings of the largest companies are now within the grasp of smaller businesses, and often on a pay-as-you-go basis. And for those smaller […]

Six point checklist to manage business risk

In line with keeping things simple, is Onesystem for you?   http://www.1system.com.au/do_i_need_onesystem_.html  

Audit – it’s a matter of dollars and sense

The word ‘audit’ tends to incite fear and dread for many people; with images of endless paperwork and never-ending phone calls flashing before their eyes. But believe it or not, a WorkCover Queensland audit can offer positive benefits for employers by cutting red tape and making it easier to get their workers’ compensation forecasts accurate. […]

Be aware of risks so you can keep your business on track

What are the common risks? Every business potentially faces challenges, or risks. The types of risk can vary from business to business but there are some most businesses have in common and generally can be split into two factors- internal and external. The list below outlines the most common threats or risks to your business. […]

Routine safety auditing rapidly degenerates into a tick-a-box exercise.

How is your auditing performing or what are your really looking for? Risks, opportunities or just a tick in the box? We ask! Is there evidence that hazards have been identified? Have workers been trained? Is personal protective equipment (PPE) available? Are procedures being followed? Or should we be asking? Have all hazards been identified? Or more realistically, […]

Qantas tops airline safety rankings in analyst report,

Qantas has again topped a ranking of global air safety, with Jetstar on the list of safest low-cost carriers and Virgin Australia also in the top rung of airlines. Australian-based website AirlineRatings.com put Qantas top of the list based on a range of factors, including aviation authority audits and the carriers’ fatality records. Having had […]

Moving beyond compliance refers to businesses that

Moving beyond compliance refers to businesses that aim to do better than the minimum requirements in terms of compliance,safety,business performance. Growing consumer expectations are driving organisations in their push to achieve more than what the government legislation requires. Socially and morally responsible companies see it as not only a way to help people, lower operating […]
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