Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety IssueHR3 is an Australian software developer that has been developing systems for Payroll, Human Resources and Workplace Health & Safety management since 1984. HR3 is widely used by companies ranging from small to large enterprises and businesses working across different industries. Frank Rizzeri joined HR3 in 2005 and immediately started transforming a payroll-centric software system into a fully integrated management solution incorporating HR, WHS and an EMSS (Employee and Manager Self Service portal).
Worker Return to Work AchievementSigma is a leading full line wholesale and distribution business to pharmacy and the owner of Australian pharmacy retail brands Amcal Max, Amcal and Guardian. While working as a Team Leader at Sigma’s head office in Rowville, I fell and snapped my tibia and fibula in my right leg. I underwent surgery and after being housebound for three months, I couldn’t wait to get back to work. Getting back to work felt like I was getting my life back and played a big part in my recovery.
Commitment to Workplace Health and WellbeingYarrabah School caters for moderate to severely intellectually and multiply disabled students aged between 2.8 years and 18 years of age. Our staff are very conscious of looking after their health both physically and emotionally. Our amazing OH&S team lead by Sandra Dickson and Lauri Davis have introduced Pilates twice a week for staff, a back care seminar for all staff and healthy cooking demonstration for all staff. These sessions provide fun and physical strengthening for the staff. They also have the time to chat and debrief during these sessions.
Commitment to Workplace Health and WellbeingWe are an Opera company that puts on live performances in the Arts Industry. Victorian Opera has introduced regular health checks for its staff to ensure that health of employees is front and centre for the company. We have also recently implemented people matters survey to understand our employees better.
Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety IssueBrookfield Multiplex is a leading global contractor- we build, engineer, maintain and operate property and infrastructure assets. The Brookfield Multiplex culture prioritises safety in everything we do. The overhead protection shield is engineered protection shield which cantilevers from the building. Brookfield Multiplex project staff in conjunction with Melbourne City Council and Yarra Tram’s designed an engineered solution that: • Allows construction loads to be safely lifted from the loading bay at all times. • Provides 24 hour access to the electrical tramlines for routine maintenance. • Was fabricated offsite, for an onsite installation by the site crane crew. • Eliminates contact with the tram line cables during construction. • Provides a safer working environment for the construction workers. • Provides a safer and more cost effective means of protecting the tramlines against any potential damage during the construction of the project • Hierarchy of control: Risk is isolated Overall risk and consequence is lowered: Risk Rating Low, Consequence: Low The cost to locate the tramlines underground was approximately $1.2 million. The cost to fabricate and install the protection shield was about $80,000.00.
Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety IssueCentacare Ballarat has designed, implemented and reviewed an Incident Reporting system known as the DINMAR - Damage Injury Near Miss Accident Reporting. Incident reporting has increased significantly through promotion of this automated online reporting system.
Commitment to Workplace Health and WellbeingI organised the free WorkHealth checks for the 4th year in a row and this time I was successful in securing a $10,000 grant to spend on Health and Wellbeing initiatives. We are the largest Transport Brokerage in Australia specialising in the transportation and housing of goods.
Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety IssueGorman Building is a small commercial and domestic registered Builder Undertaking projects mainly in the restoration and renovation of some historic buildings in the port precinct of echuca in Northern Victoria and stylish renovation and additions to houses.Having undertaken study of Batchelor building course at RMIT and working Part time for a high rise construction form work company .Bill also holds a commercial Pilots Licence .As part of our commercial Builders licence I undertook training to be a OHS site safety officer and found that I could adapt my business around some of the concepts .
Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety IssueLoy Yang B power station is the state’s newest base load power station and produces 955 MW of electricity - 17 per cent of Victoria’s power needs - using brown coal from the adjacent Loy Yang open cut mine.
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