Some working conditions can be inherently more risky than others. This is the case with the commercial fishing industry, simply because being at sea and subject to weather conditions introduces factors that can’t be directly controlled.
Business managers may have an enormous blind spot when it comes to productivity – the mental wellbeing of their employees. Here’s why it pays to mitigate this intangible but important risk.
The accidental death of a Melbourne apprentice during a practical training placement highlights the importance of having the right protocols in place for dealing with a crisis.
The rise of co-working spaces across Australia has been seen by some as the future of work - but despite obvious benefits, the concept is not free from risk.
Gallagher’s Workplace Risk specialism won recognition for exceptional performance in transforming a client’s safety culture, announced at the 2018 iCare Care and Service Excellence Awards gala dinner held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre on 13 November.
Turning a client’s workplace safety culture around has earned the Gallagher Workplace Risk team inclusion as a finalist in the Excellence in Improving Employer Performance category of the 2018 icare Care & Service Excellence Awards.
icare has unveiled a multi-channel platform that will enable new business owners in New South Wales to purchase and get quotes on workers insurance policy directly from icare.
From time to time, the media bursts with the latest infectious disease outbreak, from food poisoning to ebola.
WorkCover NSW has recently announced changes to their licenced scheme agents list. If you have even one employee in New South Wales, these changes could affect your organisation.