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Deirdre McConn

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The Ultimate Guide to Outsourcing Your WHS/OHS Services

Posted by Deirdre McConn on Mar 17, 2023 11:10:37 AM

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Unlocking the Potential of Incident Investigation: Understanding Human Factors and Just Culture

Posted by Deirdre McConn on Feb 23, 2023 6:12:00 PM

group of people gathered around a table for a meeting, with all members actively participating and listening to one anotherIncident investigation is a central role of safety professionals and a vital process for safety management in organisations. However, despite their importance, incident investigation processes often need to be more effective as learning tools across organisations. In this article, we will explore what an effective incident investigation process looks like, the science of human factors and the theory of just culture as they relate to incident management and investigation.

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Topics: Incident and Performance Management, Safety Differently

Understanding and Managing Fatigue in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

Posted by Deirdre McConn on Jan 23, 2023 4:10:10 PM

fatigue imageFatigue is a severe issue in the workplace, and managers must understand how best to manage fatigue risks. The Defences in Depth (DiD) approach is an effective way of managing Fatigue that involves multiple layers of controls. However, ensuring compliance with OHS regulations and standards can take time and effort when implementing this strategy. In this article, we'll explore understanding fatigue in the workplace, implementing a DiD approach to manage risk, and ensuring compliance with OHS regulations and standards when managing Fatigue at work.

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Topics: Occupational Health and Wellbeing

6 Simple Steps to Declutter Your Safety Management System

Posted by Deirdre McConn on Jan 10, 2023 1:08:35 PM

stack of proceduresDecluttering a safety management system is an important task that can help ensure that your organisation effectively manages risks and keeps employees safe. A cluttered and disorganised safety management system can be confusing, hard to navigate, and even create additional risks if important information is not easily accessible. In this blog post, we'll discuss the steps you can take to declutter your safety management system and keep it organised, up-to-date, and effective.

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Topics: Safety Management Systems, Safety Differently

COVID 19 Audit Tool for Construction, Trades & Allied Industries

Posted by Deirdre McConn on Apr 28, 2020 3:25:17 PM

481250193-280x240Free COVID 19 Resources. Interactive Construction Audit Tool

Construction, Trades and Allied Industries.

We are continuing to prepare a series of resources to assist our clients with the management and control of COVID 19 in the workplace.

Continuing with Construction, the team has prepared a Construction Audit Tool for COVID 19. We cover the recent advisories from Safe Work Australia, WorkSafe Victoria and the Master Builders. The audit tool is a web based, interactive tool with check boxes.

This is a user friendly tool designed to be conducted digitally directly on site. 

You can view and use the Construction COVID 19 Audit Tool here in a web browser.

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Topics: Hazardous Materials Management