Why Tracking Compliance Records is Important and How to Do It.

Why Tracking Compliance Records is Important and How to Do It.

As an employer, it’s your responsibility to minimise risk. In the workplace, it’s up to you to protect your workers’ safety and productivity.  Minimising risk is a condition of doing business in Australia. In other words, you’re required to ensure the safest workplace possible and give your employees the proper training. This puts a lot of pressure on employers — […]

Top 10 Benefits of Contractor Induction System.

Top 10 Benefits of Contractor Induction System.

Saves Time…and Money A contractor induction system such as Altora can save your company countless hours on inducting workers. Where traditionally, dedicated training and compliance days would have to be scheduled, your workers can now induct themselves and complete induction courses and documentation in their own time and from anywhere. All that is required is a computer or mobile device […]

Enable WA Case Study

Enable WA Case Study

Enable is a not-for-profit organisation that has been providing support to people living with disabilities for the past 30 years. They are committed to working alongside their clients to help them overcome societal barriers and achieve their individual goals. Western Australia’s Enable division has been a client of Altora since 2015. We spoke with Celeste Dumitrascu, Human Resource Co-ordinator at […]

WHS Dangers in Distraction

WHS Dangers in Distraction

Altora News highlights the importance of addressing distractions in the workplace. Article by Gabrielle Condon, Safety WHS Consultant and founder of CC Safety www.ccsafety.com.au. Main photo by steph washi. If the past 12 or more months in Australia and all over the world have taught us anything, it is the importance of focusing on safety, health including mental health, being […]

Origin Energy Case Study

Origin Energy Case Study

Origin Energy is a trusted household name across Australia. It is an integrated energy company that supplies customers with electricity, natural gas, LPG and solar. Across their Power Generation fleet, a multitude of energy sources are used to produce electricity. Origin Energy have been with Altora for two years. We spoke to Tony Hawes, Generation T&C Senior Business Partner at Origin, about […]

ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

By Darren Aszodi @ www.workthrough.com.au Many of you would be already aware, AS 4801:2001 has been superseded by ISO 45001:2018. Don’t leave your preparation to the last minute, as a simple gap review and aligned strategy can set you up for a seamless migration. HOW TO PREPARE Create a spreadsheet. List all criteria in the standard ISO 45001:2018. Review each […]

Guide to Improving your Work from Home Space

Guide to Improving your Work from Home Space

Article by Alison at Altora. With the recent rise in ‘telecommuting’ – i.e. working outside of the office, usually from home – many of us now face new challenges in workplace safety. Both employers and employees have a duty to ensure their at-home workspaces comply to a basic safety standard. This article aims to draw your attention to some simple […]

Chairo Christian School Case Study

Chairo Christian School Case Study

Chairo Christian School have been with Altora since late 2018. Read on to discover more about their organisation and how the Altora online induction system has benefitted them… Chairo is a growing non-denominational Christian school, with more than 1,700 Kinder to Year 12 students attending campuses in West Gippsland, South Gippsland, the Latrobe Valley, and near Pakenham on the outskirts […]

Did you know…

Did you know…

…that Work Health & Safety (WHS) or Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) in Australia started in a very simple format and really began in 1956 on a W.A. work site, when workers were hoisting buckets of hot bitumen, and one spilled onto a worker below? The employee went on to sue the company and the case went to the High […]

Does your business need a COVID Safe Plan?

Does your business need a COVID Safe Plan?

Article by Masula Compliance – masulacompliance.com.au The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic’s status is constantly changing across Australia. As the situation in Victoria continues to escalate, and the state moves into Stage 4 restrictions, and the clusters in New South Wales continuing to build, it is no doubt communities – residents and businesses in these states, and Queensland, remain on high alert. Like […]