Posts Categorized: Safety and Wellbeing

Three common Causes of work-related incidents

By TMS Consulting

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The Key to Lowering Accident Rates in the Workplace

By Margie Quill (Support Consultant)

We are human, and humans make mistakes. Unfortunately, when these mistakes are made in high-risk and high-pressure environments – such as the workplace - the results can be catastrophic for all those involved...
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Mindfulness: A Reflection

By Sally Cutts, Consultant Psychologist

I consider myself a complete mindfulness convert, spruiking its benefits to anyone who will listen. Although ‘mindfulness’ is a bit of a buzzword at the moment, it is popular for good reason.
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The Harmful Effects of Digital Burnout on Organisational Effectiveness

By Margie Quill (Support Consultant)

The increasing use of digital devices for work outside of the workplace comes from the desire to be contactable 24/7, with 44% of Australians completing work activities outside the traditional working hours.
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Fatigue: Contributing to Mistakes at Work

By Sally Cutts, Consultant Psychologist

When we are fatigued our effectiveness declines, lowering team effectiveness and ultimately organisational productivity...
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Is fatigue costing you money?

By Ben Hutchinson, Safety and Fatigue Consultant

Fatigue has been linked to a range
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Managing FIFO Fatigue in Mining [Blog]

By Tracey Pringle, Consultant - Safety and Fatigue

With 24/7 operations, heavy machinery, demanding rosters, intensive commutes, disruptive
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Keeping Mentally Safe at Work

By Sally Cutts, Consultant Psychologist

Organisations have traditionally focused on physical health in relation to keeping safe at work. While physical safety is extremely important, it is also important to think about safety in terms of mental health and general wellbeing.
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What is the ‘Next Big Thing’ in Safety?

By Alison Van Der Wiel

Those involved in implementing safety in the workplace are often interested in the ‘next big thing’ to improve their safety metrics and safety culture. ‘Moore’s Law’ states that the processing power for computers doubles every eighteen months. While this law is applied to computers, it can be applied more broadly to the development of other technology so when asked, what’s the next ‘big thing’ in safety, one can assume that there will be exponentially more and more safety technologies on the market as time goes by. The ‘next big thing’ is often sought out as a way to improve safety metrics and safety culture.
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