Over the past decade, many organisations have sought the support of an external consulting company or a consultant in developing, implementing and maintaining their management system (Quality, Health & Safety & Environment). There are many reasons why an organisation engages external consulting firms and consultants. Some of the primary reasons are: Organisations have limited financial […]

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Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) is a key aspect of all businesses. It is a legal requirement that businesses ensure that all health & safety risks in the workplace are controlled and managed. Companies develop and implement OHS management systems to manage all workplace health & safety hazards and risks. If your business has a […]

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By Julian Wandres  Quality, Safety and Environment Consultant at Anitech Consulting During my late teens, I decided to follow my dream of becoming a skydiver. The image above is the last known image of my skydiving adventures – 14,000 ft above sea level. While this dream has since faded into the distance…the lessons I learnt […]

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The Cost of work-related injuries and diseases in Australia are costing almost 4.1% of the country’s GDP. Occupational Health & Safety management is a legal requirement to ensure all employers and business operators have proper health & safety systems in place. ISO has developed a new standard, ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems. After years of […]

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Businesses actively implement and maintain ISO based management system to earn ISO certification. Many business owners or manager find it hard to choose the right certification body and often unable to decide on one. Certification of a management system is usually voluntary, or a commercial arrangement between two parties or a business requirement. Let’s first […]

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1.1 Carcinogens The probability of developing a cancer is directly related to the exposure level to that carcinogen – the greater the exposure level, the higher the chances of developing a cancer and the reverse is true as well.   Exposure to carcinogens should be completely eradicated or reduced to the lowest possible level. There […]

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1.1 How is Air Monitoring conducted? Recruiting the services of a specialist in the field such as a qualified occupational hygienist is highly recommended to carry out air monitoring effectively because it involves complicated tasks such as analysing the results of the air monitoring and deciding whether or not it is complying with the exposure […]

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“There is no such thing as a perfect system.” There are always gaps and areas for improvement within systems and business processes. It is essential to understand their business process, identify gaps and implement improvement initiatives to position them in the competitive market better. Businesses should establish an improvement process to identify, capture and take […]

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