Could your Communication be Ineffective?

Ineffective communication can be a major reason for workplace accidents, machinery being damaged and rework Communication with respect to critical activities needs to be integrated into the operational setting….

What is common sense?

Common sense is something that we assume everyone has. However, specific knowledge may be specific to your experiences and training, so not necessarily common to everyone…

It’s the way it has always been done!

Sometimes you’ve done something for so many years that complacency sets in, and you forget that there are risks with that task. You have never had any problems, so you keep doing it the way it has always been done…

How SmartForms can make a difference!

Back in September 2020 Bedrock Solutions received a query from Julia Shi – Administrator Team Leader | PlaceMakers | Supply Fix and Install. She had become aware of Bedrock Solutions SmartForm App via another client using it to submit roofing information to her….

A different way to think about Health and Safety!

It is quite common for companies to compartmentalise their health and safety from other work activities. In other words, they think of health and safety as an additional component or something separate to their core work activity…..

Employee Refresher Training or Evaluation?

Many companies carry out annual refresher training in areas of high-risk activities. The refresher training is usually based on in-house standard operating procedures (SoP’s) developed by the management team….

The Privacy Act 2020

The Privacy Act 2020 (the Act) came into force on 1 December 2020, replacing the Privacy Act 1993. The Act strengthens privacy protections. It promotes early intervention and risk management by agencies (the name used for any organisation or person that handles personal information) and enhances the role of the Privacy Commissioner. What do you need to know?

Resolving Problems in the Workplace

Did you know it is a legal requirement for every workplace to have transparent processes in place for staff to resolve problems? Do not panic yet if you do not have such processes in place! There is a simple solution….

What does a strong health and safety culture look like?

There is an adage “no health and safety system can be successfully implemented and maintained without first having the right culture”….

Do checklists add value to your business?

Checklists help prevent failures and promote productivity. However sound management practices are not interchangeable with management by checklists. When people use checklists for everything, they develop a fatigue for them….