The myosh News Team works to keep health and safety professionals informed with the latest HSEQ news from around the globe. As the year comes to an end, take the time to revisit our most popular articles of 2020.
Armaguard Creates and Deploys Viking Crisis Management Module Within a Day
With a requirement to communicate rapidly changing information about the Coronavirus pandemic to staff, Armaguard Group acted decisively to deploy a crisis management module using the Viking platform – in the morning the module was conceived.
What is Safety Differently?
A movement within the safety industry that challenges organisations to view three key areas of their business differently – how safety is defined, the role of people, and the focus of the business.
What are the HSE Trends for 2020 and Beyond?
As we move into the first year of a new decade, several trends are taking shape in the HSE industry that will impact workers, safety professionals, and organisations as a whole.
Should GPS Technology Be Used to Track Those in COVID-19 Quarantine?
Given the potential for extreme outbreaks and the prohibitive cost of policing home isolation, a more efficient system might be to use technology like GPS tracking to identify a contact’s location via a mobile app.
Flu Vaccines Mandatory for Victorian Health Workers
Vaccinations will soon become compulsory for frontline health workers in Victoria – including doctors, nurses, and paramedics – as the state government steps up the fight against the flu.
Researchers Discover Ideal Sleep Pattern for Shift Workers
Researchers say they have discovered a simple sleep strategy that can reduce shift workers’ risk of fatigue and safety incidents in the workplace.
Why Zero Harm Is Not A Reality (And How To Make It Happen)
One of the primary reasons zero harm fails in organisations is that every single worker doesn’t believe that it is achievable in practice, according to an expert in high-performance safety cultures.
Conducting COVID-19 Risk Assessments in the Workplace
As organisations around the globe make urgent arrangements for their employees to return to work, writing suitable and sufficient risk assessments for the new risks facing their employees has become a priority.
Working From Home: A Case Study From the myosh Team
With over 50 full-time employees and contractors, the myosh team have been productively working from their homes for over 17 years.
Working from home with kids? Keep them busy with these free resources
As social distancing measures force more and more workers into the home office, many are left wondering how they’re supposed to juggle their work tasks with kids that seem to demand around-the-clock-attention.
WA: WHS Bill Passes Through Lower House
The laws include a number of provisions including the introduction of industrial manslaughter, workplace health being defined as both “physical and psychological health” and a prohibition on insurance for monetary penalties.
Coronavirus: What Are Your WHS Duties for COVID-19?
Safe Work Australia (SWA) is reminding employers of their WHS duties pertaining to coronavirus, outlining a range of actions employers should be taking on its website.
An Investment in Safety: What to Expect in Terms of ROI
Today, successful organisations view safety as an asset, and health and safety spending as an investment. This is because a safe workplace adds measurable business value, and can drive tangible improvements in performance, profit, and culture.
NSW Employers Warned Over COVID-19 Fines
The NSW Government has warned employers that it has moved beyond educating workplaces over the risks posed by COVID-19, and is now focusing on enforcing compliance with public health orders.
What Leads Professionals to Compromise on Their Ethics?
There are a number of common rationalisations which lead individuals to compromise their ethics in the business world, and this has important implications for OHS professionals and potential safety outcomes within organisations.