Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
May 8th, 2019

QBE & SafetyCulture form strategic partnership to deliver next evolution in risk management

Following a highly successful 12-month pilot, QBE Insurance Group and mobile-first technology company SafetyCulture, have formalised a strategic partnership to deliver robust, evolutionary risk management programs to clients. This will see SafetyCulture’s mobile inspections app, iAuditor, being introduced to QBE customers to help improve their visibility over safety performance and help direct efforts to mitigate …

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Category: Industry Trends
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By Matthew Grant
April 23rd, 2019

The human element: Manage the weakest link by enabling a culture of risk awareness

Companies are not inanimate objects. They are made up of people and, left unchecked, people will make mistakes that can escalate into major losses. If these risks are not properly understood and priced, it is the insurer’s profitability which is impacted. And yet, while insurers have gained access to increasing levels of data to help …

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player safety
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 17th, 2019

High Temperatures During Australian Open a Challenge to Player Safety

In August 2018 tennis players at the US Open in Flushing, New York sweltered through unbearably hot conditions, and for the first time in the history of the tournament, an extreme heat rule was put into place to help ensure player safety. Even so, five players were forced to retire on the second day due …

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shutdown affecting safety
shutdown affecting safety
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 15th, 2019

How the Shutdown is Affecting Safety Across America

The US Government shutdown is now the longest in history, and with every passing day there are more pressures on frontline workers and  systems that are going unpaid and unfunded. Last Friday marked the first pay day to come and go without checks sent out, and there are reports that in some places workers expected …

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supply chain slavery
supply chain slavery
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 9th, 2019

Slavery in the Supply Chain: How Proper Monitoring Can Help Stamp it Out

A new report from The Conversation out this week suggests that of the 50-odd brands of tuna for sale in Australia, it’s impossible to be sure that no slavery was relied upon at any point in the supply chain to produce the tinned seafood sold by all but one of them. It’s a sobering look at …

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firefighters can teach
firefighters can teach
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 7th, 2019

What Firefighters Can Teach Us About Risk and Safety in the Workplace

There are few jobs more dangerous than being a firefighter. The elements are unpredictable, and the work is unforgiving. One change of the wind, one mistake, and you could be fighting for your life. Firefighters don’t just risk their own lives on the regular, they’re also responsible for the safety of their team and the …

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baseline
baseline
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 14th, 2018

What’s Your Baseline: How Do You Decide What Risks You Take?

We all take risks, in our lives, at work. But what happens when you, or those around you, start to deviate from what is safe, bit by little bit? In 1988 a series of massive explosions destroyed the world’s largest offshore oil and gas rig killing 167 men. In this new original podcast series SafetyCulture …

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Stay Safe
Stay Safe
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 14th, 2018

Stay Safe Out There: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. December a High Risk Time for Workers The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management released figures this week that show …

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Risk your safety
Risk your safety
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 7th, 2018

Don’t Risk Your Safety: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. Robot Mishap Two dozen Amazon employees in New Jersey were sent to the hospital on Wednesday, one in critical condition, …

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workplace road map
workplace road map
Category: SafetyCulture News
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 3rd, 2018

The Workplace Road Map to Risk and Safety

Understanding the difference between risk and safety may seem simple, but these complex concepts are often misunderstood, resulting in confusion around workplace health and safety. Here, we break down the differences in risk and safety, and map out how workplaces can engage their staff with strategies on both. Working with uncertain terms Put simply, risk …

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