Worksafe NSW (formerly WorkCover) is currently targeting companies operating forklift trucks in an effort to reduce the accidents and fatalities which have resulted from the use of forklifts. The initiative is one of the high risk programmes being targeted under the new RoadMap launched in August 2016. Worksafe NSW are hoping to assist companies meet their legal obligations and offer practical advice on how to keep people safe around operating forklift trucks. As such Worksafe NSW are using a checklist for discussion purposes and a copy is available in this post.
We all really want to work with facts. Hearsay and rumour can be diverting and unhelpful, but if used with caution can provide valuable guidance to improving your system. When should you rely on facts and when can you use rumour and hearsay in your management system? Read article
Recently Certification Bodies appear to have taken more interest in how organisations evaluate their compliance with requirements. Several of our customers have suffered nonconformities raised with this type of finding. This article explores how to meet the requirements. Read article