Safety People Partner with PIEF

Safety People Partner with PIEF

Injury Management Recruitment Specialist partners with Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF). Melbourne, Victoria (September 1st, 2020) – Safety People today announced it has entered into a partnership with the Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF) to promote and encourage the ongoing professional development of Injury Management professionals throughout Australia. This will add value to job seekers […]

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How to beat mid career malaise

I recently read this HBR article which resonated with me while halfway through another COVID lockdown. I often receive calls from people in the later stages in their careers, questioning “What am I doing?” This question is a very real conundrum for many people. Yes, even me. Staying focused and motivated day in day out […]

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close the research practice gap

The Incident Investigation Toolkit

Today we look at the Systems-thinking Incident Investigation Toolkit recently developed by Monash University in partnership with Work Safe Victoria and the University of the Sunshine Coast. The Patient Handling: Review of Systems (PHRIES) Toolkit was developed to help guide manual handling coordinators in Victorian healthcare sectors in investigating injuries involving patient handling and in […]

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Wearables in Safety, OHS and Injury Management

4 things that “the old” Manchester United can teach you about workplace injury prevention

Guest Blog, Scott Coleman – Preventure If you’re interested in how wearables can assist Safety and Injury Management Professions then you may want to attend our June Safety People Forum. There is no doubt that Manchester United is one of the greatest football clubs in the world, having enjoyed enormous success both domestically and on […]

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Here’s what happens if you work from home without a routine

Justin Pot / Published April 10, 2020 I’m not disciplined, at all, and I work from home. This means that absent some kind of routine, I will inevitably end up doing one of two things: Working constantly and ignoring the people I love. Never actually starting my workday. My wife doesn’t love the first scenario, […]

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Tips for a Successful Video Interview

This guide was recently published by Indeed and provides a great overview for successfully using and promoting yourself via video. Video Interview Tips Find a quiet, private, well-lit place, free from possible interruptions. Remove any inappropriate items that might be visible once you are on screen. Ensure your internet connection is stable. Check that your […]

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Casual safety induction

3 Tips for Effective Induction During Times of Crisis

In times of intense change or crisis the need for a flexible workforce means more inductions, not just new staff but those existing workers redeployed to take on another internal role. While we want temporary workers out doing their role, it’s important to maintain strong induction and safety procedures to keep our people safe. Below […]

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The Changing Face of Safety (Andy Kimpton – Interview Part 2)

We are back again with, Safety expert, Andy Kimpton to continue our conversation about the face of safety in the workplace. In our last conversation we discussed how things have and are continuing to change, today we look what should the safety professional be focusing on in the ever evolving business landscape. In this interview: […]

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Delivering negative feedback

 Written by Belinda Parkes Expert tips on delivering negative feedback As HR professionals, managers or business owners it’s inevitable there will be conversations you’d rather not have to have with your staff. But tough conversations are a necessary part of being an effective manager and, executed well, they can prove valuable to both the employee and […]

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The People at Greater Risk than Workers

Many workplaces welcome students who are required to undertake work experience or work practice in industry as part of their education. These students can be as young as 16 – in Year 10 – through to doctoral students from tertiary institutions. Under work health and safety laws in some jurisdictions, they are deemed to be […]

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