Be Skeptical of New Safety Developments

Recently the following article was published in the age. How the media oversold standing desks as a fix for inactivity at work I reflected in how many articles I have read in recent times about organisations who were introducing stand up work stations and quoting from...

The Occupational Health and Safety Professional Capability Framework

SIA signs landmark Accord to advance global workplace health and safety A significant step toward safer and healthier workplaces was taken Sept. 3 when the Safety Institute of Australia joined more than 30 organizations from around the world in the landmark signing of...

Why feeling ‘safe’ at work increases innovation

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2017/08/29/why-feeling-safe-at-work-increases-innovation/ This article explores the importance of having workplaces where personnel feel safe in speaking up about issues, knowing they will be taken seriously. It includes examples...