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What we do

At SafetyWorks, we understand that achieving safety maturity goes beyond mere compliance with regulations. It’s about developing a proactive mindset that anticipates potential hazards, encourages open communication, and fosters a learning environment where every incident, no matter how small, is an opportunity for improvement. Our approach is holistic, integrating safety seamlessly into every aspect of your operations, ensuring that it’s not viewed as an additional task but as an integral part of your success.

As your partner in navigating the path to safety maturity, we’re committed to providing not only the tools and knowledge necessary for transformation but also the support to make safety a core value within your organisation. Our tailored programs are designed to evolve with you, reflecting the unique challenges and opportunities of your industry. From leadership commitment to employee engagement, we focus on empowering every level of the organisation to take ownership of safety and view it as a value that guides every decision and action.

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Our approach

SafetyWorks has helped many businesses to successfully envision, create and sustain safe working environments for their people. We do so by following specific design principles when working with you:

SafetyWorks approach

Rest assured that each of the tools, models or frameworks that we apply to your solution are backed by research, both theoretical and practical.

WHS Risk Assessment

A Work Health and Safety (WHS) Risk Assessment is a systematic process used to identify, analyse, and evaluate risks associated with hazards in the workplace. This crucial step in the risk management process involves identifying potential hazards that could harm workers, assessing the likelihood and severity of these hazards, and implementing control measures to eliminate or minimise the risks to an acceptable level. WHS Risk Assessments are important because they form the foundation of a proactive approach to preventing workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses. By identifying risks before they result in harm, organisations can prioritise safety interventions, comply with legal and regulatory obligations, and foster a culture of safety. This not only protects employees but also minimise financial losses associated with workplace incidents and enhances the overall productivity and reputation of the organisation. Essentially, WHS Risk Assessments are vital for ensuring a safe and healthy work environment, contributing to the well-being of employees and the success of the organisation.

WHS System Audit

A Work Health and Safety (WHS) System Review is a comprehensive evaluation of an organisation's WHS management system and practices. This review assesses the effectiveness of the current WHS system in managing risks and ensuring the safety and health of employees. It involves examining policies, procedures, processes, and performance data related to WHS to identify strengths, weaknesses, areas for improvement, and compliance with relevant WHS legislation and standards. The purpose of conducting a WHS System Review is to ensure that the organisation's safety management practices are not only compliant with legal requirements but are also effective in preventing accidents and incidents. By identifying gaps and areas for enhancement, the review enables organisations to make informed decisions and take proactive steps to improve their WHS system. This leads to better risk management, enhanced safety culture, and ultimately, a safer working environment for all employees. Regular WHS System Reviews are essential for continuous improvement and maintaining a high standard of workplace health and safety.

Incident Investigation

Safety incident investigations  are  aimed at understanding the circumstances, causes, and consequences of workplace accidents or near-misses. This process involves collecting and analysing data, interviewing witnesses, inspecting the incident site, and reviewing relevant documentation. The primary goal is to identify the root causes of the incident, rather than assigning blame, to prevent future occurrences. Implementing corrective actions based on these findings is essential to enhance safety protocols, comply with regulatory standards, and foster a culture of continuous improvement within organisations. By meticulously investigating safety incidents, companies can protect their employees, assets, and reputation, ultimately contributing to a safer and more productive work environment.

Safety Maturity Assessment

A Safety Maturity Assessment (SMA) is a comprehensive evaluation of the factors affecting health and safety  within your organisation. It does so by examining aspects such as leadership, culture, policies, employee engagement, accountability, communication and systems. Through this assessment, organisations can identify areas of strength and opportunities for enhancement in their safety practices. The ultimate goal is to elevate the organisation's safety performance, minimising risks and fostering a culture of safety that permeates all levels of the operation. By implementing the recommendations derived from the assessment, businesses can achieve higher levels of safety maturity, leading to reduced incidents, enhanced employee well-being, and improved operational efficiency.

Psychosocial Risk Assessment

A Psychosocial Risk Assessment (PSR) is a systematic process aimed at identifying and evaluating risks that may impact employees' mental, emotional, and social wellbeing within the workplace. This type of assessment focuses on factors such as work demands, support structures, relationships, role clarity, and control over work, among others, that can contribute to stress, burnout, or mental health issues among staff. By conducting a psychosocial risk assessment, organisations can proactively address potential hazards that affect employees' psychological health, thereby enhancing workplace morale, productivity, and overall mental health. The process involves gathering data through surveys, interviews, and observation, and analysing this information to implement targeted interventions.

WHS Mentoring & Coaching

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Mentoring involves a more experienced professional guiding and advising a less experienced individual on best practices, strategies, and principles related to workplace health and safety. This relationship aims to foster a culture of safety, enhance understanding of WHS regulations, and improve the implementation of effective safety measures within an organisation. Through this mentoring process, mentees can gain practical insights, develop professional skills in risk assessment and management, and learn how to effectively promote a safe working environment. WHS Mentoring not only benefits the individuals directly involved by expanding their knowledge and competencies but also contributes to the overall safety performance of the organisation by ensuring that safety practices are understood, respected, and applied consistently. This proactive approach to safety education and leadership development helps to minimise workplace incidents and promote a culture of continuous improvement in health and safety standards.

Leadership Programs

Leadership development programs play a pivotal role in enhancing the safety maturity and performance of an organisation by equipping leaders with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to foster a culture of safety. These programs emphasise the importance of safety leadership, communication, and accountability, enabling leaders to model and reinforce safety as a core value within the organisation. Through targeted training, leaders learn to effectively identify and mitigate risks, engage and motivate employees in safety practices, and implement strategic safety management processes. As leaders become more competent in integrating safety into daily operations and decision-making, they drive the organisation towards higher levels of safety maturity. This, in turn, leads to improved safety performance, including reduced incidents and injuries, enhanced employee wellbeing, and operational excellence. Leadership development programs thus serve as a critical catalyst for creating a proactive safety culture where everyone is committed to achieving zero harm.

Culture Refresh Programs

Assessing and refreshing organisational culture plays a critical role in enhancing safety performance by ensuring that the values, beliefs, and behaviours that underpin the operation of an organisation are aligned with safety priorities. A thorough assessment of the existing culture can reveal areas where safety may be compromised due to cultural norms, attitudes, or practices that do not support or even undermine safety efforts. By identifying these gaps, organisations can implement targeted interventions to refresh and realign their culture with safety as a core value. This process often involves fostering open communication, encouraging reporting and learning from incidents, and promoting leadership practices that prioritise and model safety. Refreshing organisational culture to prioritise safety can lead to more engaged employees, a higher level of ownership of safety practices across all levels of the organisation, and, ultimately, improved safety performance. This proactive approach not only helps in preventing accidents and incidents but also contributes to a more positive and productive working environment.

Strategic Realignment

Strategic realignment can significantly assist organisations in enhancing their safety performance by ensuring that their operational goals, resources, and processes are optimally configured to prioritise safety. This approach involves revisiting and adjusting the organisation's strategies to integrate safety as a fundamental component of its operational and business objectives. By doing so, safety becomes embedded in every decision and action, ensuring that it is not treated as an afterthought but as an integral part of the organisational DNA. Strategic realignment may include reallocating resources to critical safety initiatives, revising policies and procedures to better manage risks, and setting clear safety performance targets. It also involves aligning the efforts of all employees towards a common safety vision through effective communication and leadership. This holistic approach not only improves safety outcomes by reducing incidents and enhancing compliance with safety regulations but also contributes to operational efficiency and sustainability by fostering a culture where safety and business success are interdependent.

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