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Covid Safety Products

As we begin to open our doors, if you need assistance managing your safety measures including, physical distancing, personal hygiene, and contact tracing RME and our partners may be able to help. RME has sourced the most commonly used products including, signage, thermometers, and hand sanitiser, however, there are more available so if you don’t [...]

By | 2020-06-02T14:27:53+10:00 June 2nd, 2020|WHS / OHS|0 Comments

Health and Wellness Programs

RME has always promoted workplace engagement in all of our programs.  It is important in a positive workplace health and safety culture that team engagement is optimised to fully benefit all organisations and provide the safety outcomes we all aspire too. It is important for not only managers to understand their responsibilities and liabilities but also for team members to understand [...]

By | 2020-05-14T08:50:28+10:00 May 14th, 2020|Health, Training|0 Comments

PM outlines roadmap for return of domestic, overseas travel 

Travel within Australia is set to resume in stages, followed by a trans-Tasman 'travel bubble', and Pacific Island flights. By Chris Chamberlin , May 8 2020     Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has outlined the federal government’s plan to get travellers back onto the roads and into the skies, as part of a broader reboot of the [...]

By | 2020-05-14T08:49:40+10:00 May 10th, 2020|WHS / OHS|0 Comments

Being prepared to return to work

By: Safework Australia  Safework Australia has updated their website to provide a wealth of information in preparedness for lifting of restrictions or to help those still being able to operate.  They include:  Physical distancing  Hygiene   Cleaning, and  Personal protective equipment (PPE)   In addition to these there is also a number of checklists which will assist you in identifying practicable steps ensure the [...]

By | 2020-05-14T08:50:00+10:00 May 7th, 2020|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Being prepared to return to work

International Insights – Enhancing Individual Director Accountability 

Arguably more important than structural or process matters are relationship and behavioural dynamics in the boardroom. While hard data on board culture and behaviour is elusive it is not a stretch to suggest that without highly functional boardroom relationships – among board members and with management – boards cannot hope to govern well by relying [...]

By | 2020-05-14T08:50:17+10:00 May 3rd, 2020|Governance|Comments Off on International Insights – Enhancing Individual Director Accountability 

Statement of Regulatory Intent – Regulatory approach to Australian Work Health and Safety legislation – COVID-19

By Safe Work Australia Safe Work Australia will take a modified approach to enforcement to ensure compliance with the Australia WHS Laws during Covid-19 pandemic. While realising there is ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the industry they will apply a common sense and practical approach when engaging with workplaces. Statement of Regulatory Intent – Regulatory approach to [...]

By | 2020-05-14T08:48:48+10:00 April 22nd, 2020|Health, WHS / OHS, Worksafe|Comments Off on Statement of Regulatory Intent – Regulatory approach to Australian Work Health and Safety legislation – COVID-19

Inexperienced worker, who had not been inducted, killed on a construction site

Inexperienced and young workers remain a vulnerable group in all industries, in particular the construction industry, as demonstrated by the recent sentencing hearing of a concrete pump contractor in SafeWork NSW v NonAbel Concrete Pump Pty Ltd; Bilal Hamdan (2020). Case Background NonAbel Concrete Pump Pty Ltd (Company) is a company providing concrete pumping and [...]

By | 2020-04-22T13:57:09+10:00 April 20th, 2020|Legal, WHS / OHS, Worksafe|Comments Off on Inexperienced worker, who had not been inducted, killed on a construction site

Small Business Council Slams SA Presumptive COVID-19 Work Injury Bill

By: Jared Butt HSEQ News The peak body representing Australian small businesses has slammed a South Australian Labor Opposition Amendment Bill that would provide automatic workers’ compensation to prescribed workers who contract COVID-19. The SA Bill would amend the State Return to Work Act 2014 so that when a person employed at a prescribed workplace or in [...]

By | 2020-04-22T13:41:46+10:00 April 17th, 2020|Health, WHS / OHS, Worksafe|Comments Off on Small Business Council Slams SA Presumptive COVID-19 Work Injury Bill

Eye injuries at work: tips, tricks and strategies for their prevention

As people and businesses across Australia and New Zealand feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more important to look after our health and wellbeing. Taking the necessary protective measures is crucial in the current climate and in all areas where our health and safety can be compromised. Let’s rise to [...]

By | 2020-04-22T13:42:18+10:00 April 16th, 2020|Health, WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Eye injuries at work: tips, tricks and strategies for their prevention

How to keep calm in the age of COVID-19

Seven ways to keep calm and carry on during the COVID-19 crisis. By RACV - Living Well | Larissa Dubecki | Posted on 26 March 2020 So, you’re trying to keep calm and carry on, when at times you feel more like panicking and hiding under the blankets until it's all over. Welcome to the club. The coronavirus has already proven that a [...]

By | 2020-04-22T13:42:47+10:00 April 15th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on How to keep calm in the age of COVID-19