The Safe Space

At Safety Management Solutions we are passionate about safety and offer a wide range of safety services to protect your people, products and business reputation. Whether small, medium or large and across all industries, we develop tailored safety frameworks and supporting services for your business and deliver these services in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and New Zealand.

The Safe Space is the blog area for Safety Management Solutions where you will find the latest safety information covering a broad spectrum of industries and across Australia and New Zealand. It will also bring you opinions on what is happening in safety and how it may affect you.

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Don't forget your primary duty is controlling hazards & risks

Risk Management 

My observation in many sites and business operations I visit, is that Managers and Directors appear to sit comfortably, thinking they are safe and that their WHS responsibilities are under control because of a miraculous absence of injury. However, glancing out of their office windows, I usually note that there are obvious, significant, uncontrolled hazards, that only due to the skills and attention of the operators, would cause traumatic injury on a daily basis.

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Why is safety made so complicated, Confined Spaces?

Hazard Management

The complexity of the Australian safety legislative landscape can be mind boggling for most safety professionals, so what chance do those that rely on it to guide or protect them stand. It is designed to draw the eye away from the basic, simple and effective management of operational hazards. The safety focus and objective is moved to the development of complex processes and systems, that are fabricated to appease auditors and regulators rather than resulting in effective hazard management outcomes that workers and business understand, can use and are effective.

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