The secret to getting people engaged in workplace health and safety

The question, “How do I get my employees engaged in health and safety” is a very common question. We hear it often from companies, big and small. We all know that health and safety initiatives w.....
01 December, 2019 · SaferMe Team

New health and safety laws – are you ready?

The new Health and Safety at Work Act coming into force April 4 2016 is aimed at reducing New Zealand’s workplace injury and death toll by 25 per cent by 2020. New Zealand Health & Safety expert H.....
01 December, 2019 · SaferMe Team

Three key reasons why engaging with workers fails

Most people would agree that engaging employees is an important ingredient in the success of any business. It is often talked about but not well practiced. A good engaging organisation is an inclusive.....
01 December, 2019 · SaferMe Team

How does safety culture tie in with an HSE management system?

In my previous article I discussed the need for the 11 elements of a safety culture to be in place so that a Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (HSE M/S) can operate effectively.  Foll.....
01 December, 2019 · SaferMe Team

Is health and safety more than a paperwork exercise for your business?

Staff engagement is key to a successful health and safety management system, but health and safety is far too often seen as a paperwork exercise for businesses. I always try to explain that a risk ass.....
01 December, 2019 · Clint Van Marrewijk

NZ CEOs not delivering on health and safety best intentions

New Zealand CEOs have voiced their position on the state of health and safety in their workplaces, in a survey commissioned by Deloitte. A couple of things really stand out for us in the survey result.....
01 December, 2019 · SaferMe Team

Do you have the elements for managing a safety culture?

As we are all aware good safety management is about preventing injury and saving lives in the workplace, but did you know that it is a vital component of good organisational management as well, that w.....
01 December, 2019 · Clint Van Marrewijk

For the sake of a safer workplace it’s OK to “CRY WOLF”

This post is part of an ongoing series asking leading OSH consultants about their tips for engaging employees in the workplace health and safety process. Too often, employees feel that if they raise a.....
01 December, 2019 · Clint Van Marrewijk
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