Introduction to ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices Scheme (WSMP)

Introduction The Workplace Safety Management Practices scheme (WSMP) is a nationally recognised standard in organisational Health and Safety. Through its ten critical elements it gives a good coverage of what an successful organisations need to have in place to exercise best practice health and safety in their workplace. This introductory course gives and overview of the structure and content of the scheme. What is involved in participating in it and what are the potential benefits of achieving the audit standards. Many [...]

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Successful Health and Safety Committees

Introduction Employee participation in workplace health and safety is a required by law. Many organisations have put committees in place and provided initial training on the role of the committee. Often little has been planned in the way of refresher training. New committee members have come on over the years but they to may not have been given formal training about the role of the committee and their part in its operation. This course is designed to focus both old and [...]

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Health and Safety – Contractor Management

The Principal's Office - where all naughty contractors get sent for correction.Introduction Managing contractors is a full-on business and then there is health and safety. That little piece of compliance legislation with a sting in the tail for unsuspecting players. For many companies and organisations who engage contractors, the health and safety side of things can often been left to one side. Often there is that conversation between Principal (you) and contractor that goes something like Principal - "You all good [...]

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Introduction to Health and Safety

Introduction Health and Safety is a non-negotiable part of our working landscape. With fines for breaches of the health and safety in employment act on the rise it is vital that organisations of all sizes ensure that their staff have a firm understanding of the principles of good health and safety management. Increasingly the emphasis is not on what an organisations policies and procedures are on paper, but what their staff understand about them and how they put them into [...]

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