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Awareness in Safety: Did You See It Coming?

It falls on each of us to keep our eyes, ears and instincts tuned to our own behaviors, so that we are better able to “see it coming.” Awareness is an important element in any effort to reduce accidents and incidents. Just what is the difference between an accident and an incident? According to the […]
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10 things you need to know, Safety mechanisms, will they protect you and people on your site?

We all see the signs, emergency, press, pull here. In an emergency situation will they work and are they located in the best position? By position, I am not just talking about stopping the equipment or activating alarms at one location. In our automated world, we have less people, can a working on the other side […]

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, […]

A gas leak at a fracking well in WA has drawn criticism

A gas leak at a fracking well in WA has drawn criticism from environmental groups, and sparked government concerns about the possible involvement of a “third party”. The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has launched an investigation into claims of “a dangerous gas leak” at the Yulleroo-2 well site, operated by Buru Energy. Environs […]
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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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