How to Use the PDCA Cycle to Implement an Effective Health and Safety Management...

Occupational health and safety management deals with hazard identification, risk assessment and determination of appropriate controls to enhance the well-being and prevent injury and ill health to employees who are in...

ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System Requirements

BackgroundAn organisation is responsible for ensuring that it minimises the risk of harm to the people that may be affected by its activities (e.g. its workers, its managers, contractors, or visitors),...

How To Bring Database Management In Tune With Regulatory Compliance

New regulations concerning financial controls and statements have necessitated an overhauling of collection, retention and management procedures as far as information is concerned. What is Regulatory Compliance?...

How Can You Safely Address Fire Hazards?

The first step to safely addressing any fire hazards is to be aware that you have them, what they are and how they have been identified. You should have a fire...

Excavation Safety Risks

Construction projects involving excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous workplace activities. An excavation is defined as any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression that is formed by earth removal....

Ten Tips For a New Director of Workplace Safety

The job of safety director can and should be one of the most rewarding jobs in industry. After all, you get paid to make sure people have a happy and safe...

When Should You Consult Health And Safety Advisors

Fire risk assessments are imperative. Every property must have timely and holistic fire risk assessments delivered by health and safety advisers. The inspection should be professionally reported...

Safety Management Series – The OH&S "Binder of Intention" Is NOT a Safety Management...

When I ask people involved in OH&S Management about their Safety Management System (SMS), some are swift to pull out their Safety Management Policy Binder and wave it at me with...

Cost Effective Waste Management and Recycling Services

Recycling commences at the waste disposal level with segregation and containment of individual waste streams. Segregation, containment, transportation and processing of waste streams are parts of waste management services. Each part...

Safety Culture – Twelve Steps to a Change Management Checklist

Conducting site reviews (audits), areas surveys, findings from job hazard analysis (JHA), and observations may uncover perceptions, areas or tasks that must be quickly addressed. To be effective, change management must...