Latest

Help Is At Hand: New Rules for FDV Leave

Family or domestic violence is an anathema that society as a whole is still struggling to stamp out. Physical, emotional or financial abuse can pervade all aspects of a victim’s life. The workplace is no exception. The Fair Work Commission has recently ruled that organisations must allow up to five days of unpaid leave each year…

Read More

Prepare. Act. Survive.

blog-image

In the Spring Bulletin, we outlined basic bushfire safety in anticipation of a long hot summer.  With recent temperatures reaching record highs we felt it important to revisit the topic.   In most emergencies, the outcome is heavily determined by how well prepared we are ahead of the crisis.  With that in mind, here are the emergency planning…

Read More

Red Hot Hazards

blog-image

The first Bushfire Warning of the season was issued just days into Spring – almost a month ahead of time thanks to one of the hottest winters on record. The lengthy dry spell that has left large parts of the country parched makes the risk of bushfire that much greater. It’s crucial organisations prepare themselves…

Read More

Keeping an ear out…

blog-image

Just a quick note to let you know we’re keeping across Work Health and Safety Regulations with regard to audiometric testing. Revisions made last year (affecting clause 58.2) will require some employees who wear personal protective equipment (PPE), like earmuffs, to undergo a hearing test which the company must provide from January 2018. Many organisations…

Read More