Check-out the businesses with products that made it to the choice shonky awards for 2013
Check-out the businesses with products that made it to the choice shonky awards for 2013. EA, Nuk( Starlight Silicone Orthodontic Soothe - that bub could swallow whole) Qantas (rewards program where it takes years to earn rewards if ever!), Kleenex (mansize tissues - smaller in size), Dairy Farmers (Honey and Oat drink with no honey in it) and EnergyAustralia (incomplete flyers) earn Shonky Awards from Choice. Choice is now asking consumers to help select the shonkiest of the lot. You can vote athttp://www.choice.com.au/shonkyspoll.
Need $$$cash$$$ to help with safety improvements...WorkCover NSW Small businesses rebates of up to $500 towards the purchase and installation of safety improvements after WorkCover NSW expanded its Small Business Rebate Program for companies with up to 50 employees. http://lnkd.in/bDxwxE9
If you have not already done so please ensure you make a bush fire survival plan for your home or business. The devastating fires in News South Wales are a timely reminder. If you dont think you need one then check out the questions on the rural fire survice website which I have put below...you might be surprised. http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?cat_id=4073
Do you need a bush fire survival plan?
Do you live within a few streets of the bush?
Does you area have a history of bush fires?
Do you have many trees or shrubs around your home?
If you need to leave your home would you need to travel through bush land?
Is your Bush Fire Survival Plan more than one year old?
If you answered YES to any of these questions you need a Bush Fire Survival Plan. Don't put it off!
You can find the Bushfire Survival Plan below or on the link above!
And remember if you make one remember to share it with your family members especially your children, for businesses employees so they know the plan!
Are you procrastinating about your health and safety management system? Procrastination does not equal action and action is what improves workplace safety. Document it and break it down into simple steps tackle it one piece at a time. I was recently talking to client who admitted to procrastinating for almost 12 months, but after a short conversation felt empowered to review their work, health and safety management system. If your still procrastinating call custom safety we can point you in the right direction. Take action sometimes a little push is all it takes to get the ball rolling.
Alaine Trevor is an OHS Professional, the Director of Custom Safety and Engineering she has been involved in the safety profession for over 10 years. Her experience includes senior management safety and HSEC (Health, Safety, Environment and Community) roles in both underground coal and open cut coal mining for two of the world’s largest mining houses. Click here to read more about Alaine.
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