- No more hiding! Encourage your employees to report incidents with these 7 tips
- When it comes to 'promoting a culture of health and safety' in the workplace, one of the most important aspects is to encourage a culture of reporting incidents in the workplace.
Employees shouldn't hide any incidents in the workplace, but should report them.
Doing so will ensure that hazards and risks in the workplace are dealt with before they can affect someone else, which could put your ... ››› more
- [29 September 2016]
- Surely I don't need to report getting caught on a nail sticking out the wall to the DoL?
- Here's something to think about...
In a busy office, there is a nail sticking out of the wall.
The maintenance team was supposed to knock the nail into the surface, but didn't.
Now, every employee that brushes past the nail is grazed. Since it seems so small, none of the employees that are scratched by the nail report the incident.
This continues until an employee tests positive for HI... ››› more
- [26 September 2016]
- 2 Important steps you need to follow when reporting a workplace incident to the Compensation Fund
- A serious incident has occurred in your workplace! What now?
I'm pretty sure you'd agree that you should report it.
Sure, that's correct. But now that you've done it, what lies next?
In other words, in addition to your initial report to the Department of Labour (DoL), what must you do?
The answer would be to report the incident to the Compensation Fund.
But now that you know that, h... ››› more
- [10 April 2016]
- Would you pay your employees to review your company health and safety?
- Your employees should practice and implement safety measures without you having to 'bribe' them. But, sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures. So, I ask you... would you pay your workers to review your health and safety procedures? Dear Reader,
I know… your employees should practice and implement safety measures without you having to 'bribe' them. But, sometimes desperate times ... ››› more
- [28 May 2014]
- Is a nail poking out of your wall enough of a risk to report?
- In a busy office, it's easy to overlook minor health and safety risks. You could be on your way to the printer when you brush past a wall and get a scratch by a nail that's poking out. You'll say 'ouch' and carry on with your day. Imagine how many other people have a scratch by that very same nail.
Is this enough of a risk for you to report? Keep reading to find out
I know you're o... ››› more
- [16 August 2013]