The State Of Safety In New Zealand

An Insight Into Our Neighbouring Nation As an Australian-owned company, we share a strong bond with our partners in New Zealand. With so many cultural and geographical similarities between us, you wouldn’t be mistaken for assuming that our statistics and trajectories around safety were similar too. However, when you take a look into the safety […]

Follow the Leader: Are Your Safety Leaders Contributing To Your Safety Problems?

When looking at the prevalence of underreporting of safety issues within your organisation, it’s easy to shift the blame to the frontline workers who seem to be perpetuating the problem. But when you take a step back and let the research do the talking, the data suggests that the exact opposite might be happening. You […]

How to Empower Employees to Speak Up For Safety

CREATING PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY IN YOUR TEAM Psychological safety is critical to achieving a positive safety culture and minimising unwanted safety behaviours—including underreporting. With a strategic focus on creating trust, security and learning, organisations can empower employees to speak up for safety. Isaac is using a piece of heavy machinery when he notices it isn’t working […]

Tip the Scales in Your Favour: The Perceived Value of Safety Reporting

Underreporting of safety incidents is one of the largest issues holding back your organisation’s safety efforts. Not only does it give you a false perception about the state of your workplace safety, it also robs you of countless opportunities to prevent significant safety incidents from happening. With potential safety issues being swept under the rug, […]

5 Reasons for Underreporting and What You Can Do About It

Jim* had been working in the same blue-collar role for over 30 years. His shift began at 3 am every day. Before starting any work, he was required to complete at least 15 different checks on the machinery he was due to operate. When asked what he’d do if the machinery didn’t meet the required […]

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