Safety 101

Toolbox Talk Topics – 10 Ideas for Your Next Talk

Toolbox Talk Topics – 10 Ideas for Your Next Talk

Are you new to toolbox talks? It can be hard to think of topics for your next safety meeting. Sometimes you’re ready to go with a handful of ideas, other times you’re staring at a blank document. Occasionally you’ll find yourself reading a blog post...
What is Human Organisational Performance?

What is Human Organisational Performance?

Human Organisational Performance (HOP) is a different approach to workplace safety that focuses on the human element. HOP is a philosophy that creates a local culture change for better system design. It assumes the human part is the most unpredictable factor and that...
What Makes a High Reliability Organisation (HRO)?

What Makes a High Reliability Organisation (HRO)?

What is a High Reliability Organisation? A High Reliability Organisation (HRO) operates in hazardous, complex environments but is successful in avoiding catastrophic accidents. According to Safe Work Australia, the work-related fatality rate has decreased by 49% since...
Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR) or Looking Good Index?

Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR) or Looking Good Index?

Over the past decade, improved software and the move to accountability has led organisations to measure and analyse every part of the business. The health and safety of staff was no exception. This needed to be represented in statistical terms, so the Total Recordable...
WHS, OHS or HSE? What’s in a Name and Why Does it Matter?

WHS, OHS or HSE? What’s in a Name and Why Does it Matter?

Workplace Health and Safety (WHS), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). With so many acronyms it’s no wonder people are confused about what it all means.   Is There a Difference Between WHS and OHS? The two most common...