In our office we’ve put up a sign in the kitchenette reminding users not to leave ‘dirty dishes’ on the sink, but to wash them after use – I’ve seen such a sign in many of our clients’ amenity areas. I guess many of us bring to work our ‘at home’ dependency on the good...

It seems to me that most people are now allergic to something or other, and that the proportion of sufferers is certainly increasing. Even I recently discovered that after a lifetime of no known allergic reactions, my skin now reacts to a certain brand of adhesive band...

A safe and healthy workplace is a positive and productive workplace. Each year in October, National Safe Work Month reminds us about the reasons why workplace

Our WHS legislation in most Australian jurisdictions has specific requirements for managing hazardous substances, however it’s our experience that in too many workplaces these basics are often misunderstood or not practiced; here are some examples:

  • You need to ma...

There is a common misunderstand about the relationship between food safety and HACCP, as people often think HACCP accreditation = food safety. 

HACCP actually stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points and is a risk assessment tool for management and staff t...

There are so many reasons for being safe and healthy at work – and this is another one, as we dedicate this month to encouraging individuals and workplaces to be involved in raising awareness of work health and safety.

We at EQAS try and do our bit by continuing to...

There is strong evidence that businesses who manage their risks well, including their health and safety risks, perform better financially.


National Safe Work Month 2015 reminds us about the reasons why workplace health and safety is important. 

Be safe. Be healthy. Beca...

National Safe Work Month is dedicated to encouraging individuals and workplaces to be involved in raising awareness of work health and safety.

This year’s theme is Be safe. Be healthy.There are so many reasons for being safe and healthy at work –what are yours?Here at...

I was speaking to a government procurement manager at a recent ‘Meet the Buyer’ session (hosted by SA Government’s Office of the Industry Advocate-you should check them out if not already done  so!) who lamented about the number of companies who submit tenders for what...