When RKBC meets its customers, the first questions a customer asks is: What is the process for obtaining certification and how long will it take? This article aims to explain this process and explain why the time it takes is very difficult to quote for and why a consultant who provides a definitive timeline should not be trusted.
Management Systems authoring is not difficult, but it is time consuming. The following rules are designed to help you get it right first time and avoid some of the unnecessary wasted time that so many previous system administrators have spent. Only document in your management system: knowledge you need to Read more…
Management System Standards expect you to prioritise your risks and opportunities, but how do you align risk and opportunity. How do you decide when to prioritise a opportunity over a risk? This article aims to provide a methodology for doing just that.
Despite there being little commitment to actually state it, ISO 45001 adopted by Australia in March 2018 will replace AS 4801. There seems to be a mixed message about how likely AS 4801’s withdrawal is. Well it will happen and I believe it will happen around 2021 which is the Read more…
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. Read article
Simple guidance for Managing your Safety Data Sheets (SDSs). Read article
Trust is a big word and as the marketing gurus tell us building up brand trust is vitally important to the brand success, but it is hard won. The success of a Management System works in a similar way. Users need to trust the management system in order for it to be used and therefore for it to be of benefit to the organisation. This article explores what your management system needs to establish that trust. Read article