Highlighting The Importance of Mental Health In The Workplace

By | 2017-09-27T10:05:28+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Health & Safety|

At Improve Group, we are all about providing Workplace Health and Safety training to help reduce the risk of physical injury in the workplace. But what about mental health? In light of Queensland Mental Health Week this 8th – 14th October, we have taken some time out to consider [...]

Due Diligence: Are you aware of your obligations?

By | 2017-08-07T08:23:52+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Health & Safety|

We are continuing to see instances of companies and individuals being prosecuted under the WHS Act for failing to exercise due diligence in managing risk. Just this last week, a Brisbane-based roofing company was fined $100,000 for failing to safely handle and dispose of asbestos when removing a storm [...]

Improve Group are back in full force !!!

By | 2017-07-18T07:58:07+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Health & Safety|

Quality outcomes from vocational education and training (VET) are fundamental to ensuring a skilled workforce and supporting a productive economy. In a competency-based training system, assessment is the gatekeeper for quality. Audits undertaken by the Australian Skills and Quality Authority (ASQA) have identified concerns with compliance against the assessment [...]

70,000 Reasons Why

By | 2017-05-24T12:05:28+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Health & Safety|

Leadership in terms of health and safety. Ask yourself, do my managers and team leaders: Communicate safety standards to their teams? Involve them in hazard spotting in the workplace? Prevent unsafe acts? Motivate staff to be safer? Monitor safety standards on a daily basis? If you answered ‘no’ or ‘I don’t know’ [...]

Take 5 to celebrate National Safe Work Australia Week

By | 2017-02-10T10:03:13+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Categories: Health & Safety|

36:That’s how many people in the construction industry have been killed on average each year in the decade to the end of 2013, according to Safe Work Australia. Last year alone, there were 13 fatalities in manufacturing in Australia. Safety at work is all about the actions you take today. Don’t let your mantra [...]

National Safe Work Month – 200 stitches later, one man has something to say about workplace safety

By | 2017-04-18T12:54:17+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Categories: Health & Safety|

  Brisbane father Fabrice Jarry had been working with glass for a long time without major incident when he lost control of a sheet in high wind. The consequences of the freak accident were a painful injury and 200 stitches in his arm. “It freaked me out at first, there was so [...]