Forklift use targeted by Worksafe NSW

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.

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Can you trust your management system? And should you care?

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