Resources

Five Ways to Encourage a Positive Safety Culture
Here are five things that can be done to show employees how much their safety is valued.
Is it Safe in the Boardroom?
Until recently responsibility for most health and safety has been at an operational level, but now.....
Safety Culture's Red Flag
Being able to read the safety warning signs seems to be an art many New Zealand Workplaces lack. Ten actions that businesses can take.........
Safety Culture's Warning Signals
Nobody wants a serious workplace accident or death, but the inability of many New Zealand workplaces to read the warning signs should be a wake-up call that is not to be ignored.
Is Safety Culture a Fantasy?
Dealing with the symptoms will not transform culture. You need to deal with the cause to truly change attitudes and behaviours and move safety culture from the realms of fantasy.
Calls for corporate manslaughter misguided?
The Pike River tragedy has been the catalyst for more onerous penalties, and has even prompted calls for corporate manslaughter, but beating up individuals won't address New Zealand's underlying Health and Safety problems.
Banking on Safety
Visionary leaders are beginning to realise that an investment in safety culture is a sound business strategy.
Look after your People - Profits Follow
Developing a robust health and safety culture has become a business issue.
Safety Culture - A State of Mind
Getting safety culture right is a powerful leadership tool to improve business productivity, quality, engagement, and financial performance......
Accreditation and Business Opportunities
Concordia’s health and safety culture accreditation offers professional consultants and practitioners the opportunity to fundamentally improve customer health and safety outcomes.
Great Case Study.....
This is a great case study where a client has focused on Safety Culture in the workplace, and has used our Safety Culture survey to improve health and safety outcomes.
Who says I can't change things............
A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines.
With Safety, Alcoa Showed Its Mettle
What would happen if a corporation rejected financial goals as practically subversive of its true aspirations?
Another accident waiting to happen
She’ll be right is alive and well! .... Unfortunately it is only ‘alright’ until it isn’t. We were recently talking to a sub-contractor not far from Auckland. The conversation went something like this:
New Zealand gripped in epidemic of workplace deaths and injuries
The 2011 statistics from England, Wales and Scotland report that 171 workplace fatalities occurred during the year to March 31, 2011...
Transformation needs Engagement
Employee engagement in health and safety is the key to getting the transformational shift needed to break New Zealand’s one-fatality-a-week cycle, according to an organisational culture specialist.
Who cares about employees?!
If New Zealand's annual reporting regime is anything to go by (2011 will prove to be no exception), no one much cares about workplace culture.