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Dr. James L Murray I’ve met with A LOT of businesses over the past twenty years, and almost all of them tell me that they have the same three problems: They want to improve their business’ safety and injury management practices. BUT they don’t have the data to develop any meaningful strategies They don’t know how to effectively triage and manage ill and injured workers. The workers comp’ process can be harsh and they have trouble tracking their workers recovery...

By Keith Johnson In this lecture we challenge the thinking of the Safety Professional with examples like: companies do a lot of things for the sake of health and safety……we do lots of paperwork, a lot of reporting, there is a lot of activity….yet on face value it does not tell us a whole lot about whether our risks are being managed or whether we have exercised good due diligence; similarly, our obsession with frequency rates...

By Jaelea Skehan. Work is important.  It is the way most of us get the financial resources to live our lives, but it is also the place where we can build confidence, contribute to society and make meaningful connections. We have seen great momentum here in Australia to promote mentally healthy workplaces, with many people now aware of the human and financial benefits of taking mental health and wellbeing in the workplace seriously. However, to really change lives as...

By Alan Newey Chat Safety was born from the ashes of a workplace accident in where I lost might right dominant arm.  My real experience in Occupation Heath and Safety was not taught at school it came from going through a serious workplace injury in which I lost my right dominant arm. Through the process of years of rehab I had to deal with the following points. Workplace accident The effect on family and friends Workplace culture ...

The NSW Regional Safety Conference was created to encourage the ongoing improvement of Workplace Health and Safety. It is alarming that, even with all of the awareness campaigns run by the government, a staggering 190 work-related fatalities occurred in Australia in 2017. A serious workplace injury or death changes lives forever, and we don’t just mean the worker who is personally affected. Families, friends, communities and coworkers are all irrevocably affected too. Human loss and suffering...

By Andrew Barrett The golden ticket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was a rare, highly sought after prize, which gave its owner an exclusive look into the world of Willy Wonka. The golden ticket holders went on an amazing adventure beyond their wildest dreams. Do you feel like you have a rare prize holding your conference ticket? And an amazing adventure is in store? Is just showing up EVER the answer? If conferences are one form of professional...

By Terry Wong. Our research with companies around Australia reveals 3 main concerns about Australia’s ageing workforce: The increasing likelihood of musculoskeletal injuries A decreasing ability for employees to physically perform the job What to do with employees when they can no longer perform their role So, what’s the solution? There is no silver bullet but here’s a few tips to get you started. The answer is likely to be right under your nose. There is a high...