AnglicareSA achieves Self-Insurance in SA

Lawson Risk Management Services would like to congratulate AnglicareSA on the milestone achievement of Self-Insurance. AnglicareSA placed a significant focus on Work Health & Safety (WHS) and Injury Management. Senior Management and the WHS Team recognised that for AnglicareSA to achieve Self-Insurance in SA, they must develop and implement a robust and effective WHS and Injury Management System…. Read more »

ISO 45001 Warning Issued by ACCI

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged employers to think twice before implementing the new draft international standard for OHS management systems, with components of the draft appearing to be inconsistent with Australian laws. ACCI said it is concerned by a surge of articles and workshops promoting ISO 45001 as the new “gold standard” when… Read more »

Mid-term review of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022

Safe Work Australia have published the findings from the mid-term review of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 (the Strategy) which shows it continues to be an important tool to shape work health and safety (WHS) activities across Australia. The review highlighted 14 key findings including: the Strategy is being used as intended and… Read more »

Australian Workers Compensation Statistics 2015/2016 Report

Safe Work Australia have published the Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2015-16 reports providing detailed statistics on workers’ compensations claims lodged in Australia. Key findings from the 2015-16 report, include: The three occupations with the highest rate of serious claims were Labourers, Machinery operators and drivers and Community and personal service workers. The three industries with… Read more »

R U OK Day – Thursday 14 September 2017

Thursday 14 September 2017 is R U OK Day which is an annual day dedicated to remind people to ask family, friends and colleagues the question “R U OK?” in a meaningful way. By connecting regularly and meaningfully is one thing everyone can do to make a difference to anyone who might be struggling. WOULD… Read more »