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The importance of internal auditing

At the recent AIHS ‘Visions’ Conference the Deputy Director General (DDG) of the Office of Industrial Relations…

Spring cleaning

Health and safety management systems emerged in the 1990s with WHS / OHS legislation, statutory, advisory and…

Balancing subjectivity in assessing risks

The assessment of risk is enshrined within an array of safety and environmental legislation. Risk assessment is…

Time to get Professional

The auditing of safety-related competencies is relatively easy when we consider occupational licences and qualifications, making sure…

Safe Work Method Statements – Tales From the Road

As safety professionals, QRMC consultants have seen a lot of Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) in their…

“5S”ing your SMS

Management Systems, at their best should be simple, structured, user-friendly enablers of efficient operational practice. However, all…

Managing Corrective and Preventative Actions

Whether its safety, quality or environmental management, a key indicator of an organisation’s performance is how it…

Don’t Let Your Management System Hang You Out to Dry

Maintaining your safety, environmental and quality management systems is a big job. In many cases it is…

Why do we look in the rear-view mirror so much?

When it comes to safety performance why do organisations persist in focusing mostly on what they have…