Accident in the Northern Territory (step by step guide)

By Outback Safety / 31 March 2015

Accidents do happen. What should you do if a workplace accident happened in the Northern Territory? You are required to contact NT WorkSafe immediately as soon as you find out that something of the following happened at the workplace: a death of a person (whether an employee, contractor or member of the public); a serious injury or illness of the person...

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7 Things COOLEST Safety professional will never do

By Outback Safety / 17 March 2015

All safety professionals are different, but there are things that cool safety professional should never do: Won’t Act Like A Cop Any one from operations or managements hates it,  they absolutely loathe the ” safety guy -inspector type”.  There is no badge, there is no safety police, there is no...

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Safety does not only increase productivity but also makes you a desirable employer (as evidenced by a recent research)

By Outback Safety / 27 February 2015

It is not surprising that safer and healthier workplaces translate into increased productivity, more job satisfaction and stronger bottom-line results, the imperative to prove the links has grown stronger. What is surprising is how closely safety and productivity are related, a lot of indications of a productive and efficient systems are...

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Work Health and Safety in Schools

By Outback Safety / 23 February 2015

Schools are in fact quite high risk environments with a lot of various interests intertwined together. Now when harmonisation has arrived – with the exception of Western Australia and Victoria all jurisdictions in Australia are now bound by the provisions of the harmonised work health and safety legislation. All businesses or...

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Remote driving

By Outback Safety / 5 October 2014

Remote driving falls under the category remote or isolated work (reg 48 of the Workplace Health and Safety Regulations NT). So according to legislation, PCBU will have to provide safety system of work for drivers in remote with effective communication system (max penalty $30,000). That means the following: PCBU’s must...

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