Welcome to our Spring Edition of our latest news. It’s finally here…Spring! The days are getting longer, flowers are starting to bloom and the weather is warming up. It’s been an exceptionally cold winter and we can finally ditch the heavy winter layers. With Spring being the most pleasant season and Daylight Saving commencing on Sunday 6 October, according to some researchers, the extra hours of sun can be a major mood-booster and people experience less mental distress.
Lawson’s welcome our newest team member ‘Sandy Fleming’ who joined us in July 2019. Sandy’s background in workers compensation and administration provides great value to Lawson’s assisting our Claim Managers through the provision of administrative duties and day-to-day support to the whole team.
With the cost of work related injury and disease costing the Australian economy $61.8 billion and 93 people killed at work our focus at Lawson’s is to continue sending the message that “The key to safety is in your hands”.
With National Safe Work Month approaching in October, its important to understand the hazards and risks in your industry and ensure processes are in place to manage and control the risks. Safe Work Australia have published a number of Safety by Industry and Business snapshot content articles which can help you manage risks and hazards to make your workplace safer.