INSIGHTS

We regularly share our thoughts and tips on creating a truly sustainable business on our blog.

Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994, Section 44

Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994, Section 44

The Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (the MSI Act) is the key piece of legislation in WA focusing on the protection and management of safety and health hazard associated with prospecting, exploration, mining and processing. The Act and regulations seek to promote and improve the safety and health of persons working in Mining and Exploration Sectors.

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Electrical Safety – Test & Tag

Electrical Safety – Test & Tag

The modern world relies on electricity; electricity is in use around us so much that we may forget to consider the serious risks and dangers associated with electricity. As children we are taught that electricity is dangerous: taught that we should not stick a knife...

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Waste in the Workplace

Waste in the Workplace

In the last couple of years waste and waste management have been key points of discussion, perhaps made even more prominent by the ‘War on Waste’ TV Show. Thanks to shows like this people are beginning to think about where their products come from and where they end up. Implementing these small changes in the home or day to day life is something very achievable. But for businesses, getting active about waste can be a more challenging matter.

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Wetlands & Climate Change

Wetlands & Climate Change

Wetlands are a natural solution to climate change yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate (World Wetlands Day, 2019).  How can we harness the natural power of wetlands to help manage climate change? This is the key focus for World Wetlands Day, 2019. Perception...

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New & Young Workers Safety

New & Young Workers Safety

All employees should be aware of WHS risks and responsibilities, and it is the duty of the employer to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Young workers (15 – 24 years old) form a significant portion of our workforce. They are, unfortunately, more prone to being injured at work compared to older and more experienced workers (WorkCover Queensland 2018).

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Leading & Lagging Indicators

Leading & Lagging Indicators

To measure performance successfully, it is a matter of using an appropriate mix of both lagging and leading indicators to provide a full picture, rather than using one over the other. Both leading and lagging indicators have their advantages and disadvantages, which is why it is best practice to use both.

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Food Safety at the Workplace

Food Safety at the Workplace

When we consider safety within the workplace we often think of occupational hazards such as dangerous equipment and chemicals. But have you considered the importance of food safety? Unfortunately, offices are full of germs, and if you are not careful you could ingest some of these germs through your food.

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SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL MATTER 2018 – Plastic Bag Ban

SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL MATTER 2018 – Plastic Bag Ban

Did you know that the first man-made plastic was first produced in 1862, and was called Parkesine after its inventor Alexander Parkes, it was derived from part of the cell wall of plants. By the 1880s and 1890s, companies made celluloid products such as bowls and combs that imitated ivory and tortoiseshell and other more expensive materials.

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