Personal protective equipment (PPE) – Part 2
Demonstrating the company’s commitment to safety requires action and discussion which is led by management and yet involves employees at every step. Communicating with employees about safety commitment & compliance Allowing employees to make some decisions about their equipment, and ensuring it is as comfortable, familiar and personal as possible... read more
Personal protective equipment (PPE) – Part 1
Achieving compliance is a major obstacle for employees using PPE. Whether the PPE is supplied simply to achieve legal compliance or is being genuinely provided as the last resort within the hierarchy of control, safety practitioners always struggle with encouraging compliance. Resistance occurs for many reasons and there are many... read more
Investment in food manufacturing
The recent State of the Industry Report for the Australian Food & Grocery Council noted there has been a spectacular surge in processed food and beverage exports, up 28 per cent on last year and a near doubling of the trade surplus for food and beverages. Unfortunately, the increase is not bringing about a much needed increase in manufacturing.... read more
Approved Supplier Programmes
In an increasingly complex relationship clients are demanding more from their suppliers and it often feels as though your organisation is the ‘meat in the sandwich’.... read more
Nature vs Nurture – Part 7
Maximising the capture & storage of energy remains the challenge.
In an effort to reduce expensive capital and continued investment in the maintenance of energy grids, research and development continues in the area of energy storage solutions all around the world.
Nature vs Nurture – Part 6
With any example of investment in cutting edge technology it is important to maximise, measure and report to the public on the effectiveness of this investment. Presenting this information in a format the community can readily understand will maximise the uptake of renewable technologies.... read more