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Hello, As the year comes to a close it felt like time for a brief update. We have been quiet in our public broadcasts for some time, mainly because we had such a busy year completing client projects. That’s obviously a good thing, and...

Fatigue is an ever present danger on many work sites. It can be a silent killer, as its symptoms are not always known to workers or their supervisors. Sadly, workforces that are not familiar with the effects of fatigue can be at significant risk....

For many industries, including Mining and Oil & Gas, there are a lot of headwinds at the moment. This situation has a range of our clients talking about automation as a 'solution' to reduce costs while increasing safety and company performance. While technology enhancements...

Automated systems in vehicles are starting to show commercial advantages, with Australia's NRMA Insurance offering discounts to drivers with automatic emergency braking (AEB). A recent article on  news.com.au says with 80% of collisions taking place in slow traffic, the technology can avoid rear end accidents without the...

There is a perception that safety hampers productivity. However, this flies in the face of our research and consulting work. Maintaining a safe work environment can enhance productivity, not hinder it. While adhering to well thought-out safety procedures can take time, employees are going to...

The next time you think about checking your emails before you go to bed, or making one more Facebook updates to wrap up a busy day – you may want to think again. Research shows the blue light given off by electronic devices such as...

It’s hard to imagine that the 3339 fatigue related crashes recorded by the Australian Roads & Maritime Service last year are more than double the amount of alcohol-related crashes. While there should not be any alcohol-related crashes in a perfect world, the comparison does...

The Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety in Queensland has conducted some insightful research into driving while distracted – focusing on using mobile phones while driving. Their research says that using a mobile phone while driving increases your risk of crashing four-fold...

It was interesting to come across an article on watoday.com.au that shows more than 300 Western Australian police officers are working second jobs to supplement their income. While the article focuses on concerns such as conflict of interests with being a police officer, Ie....

One thing I really love about my work is that not only do I get to contribute to workplace safety and productivity, there are also flow-on effects that positively impact the wider community. Think of a transport business with trucks on the road -...