As we approach the holidays, social media is abuzz with warnings about accident rates increasing in the lead up to the holidays. For managers who would like a peaceful holiday period, here is simple framework to test whether safety management works. This is also a great test for measuring personal due diligence.
The Grenfell Tower disaster in London this year, killing an estimated 80 people, brought to worldwide attention the use of potentially combustible materials in building cladding.
The Financial Review recently ran an article from Katie Walsh, called ‘Lawyers want a good life, not just the money’. It looked at a LexisNexis survey of more than 500 lawyers and found that 24 per cent wanted a good work-life balance, 22 per cent wanted opportunities to grow, 15 per cent wanted flexible work arrangements and 12 per cent want competitive compensation and incentives.
It was of interest to read this article, that is looking at how rapidly the workplace is changing. This is something that formed the basis of why Nexus was created. It’s not about doing things in the same way – just because that’s how it’s always been done.
Due diligence was supposed to be the health and safety “boogie man“, hiding under the beds of boards and CEOs – keeping them awake at night and focusing their minds on health and safety.
By Greg Smith | Nexus Law Group Principal – Western Australia My latest training program, Supervisor Obligations for Safety & Health in the Western Australian Mining Industry is now available as an…