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By Darren Aszodi @ www.workthrough.com.au Many of you would be already aware, AS 4801:2001 has been superseded by ISO 45001:2018.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 […]

Altora on Mobile Devices

Altora on Mobile Devices

Altora doesn’t just work on computers and laptops, it works on tablets and phones, so you can complete inductions on the go. Altora is design to work just the same on big or smaller screens for seamless and easy to use mobile and tablet experience. No need to download any new apps, workers can simply access their induction portal via […]

Being Proactive: The importance of Standards, Codes of Practice and Safe Work Procedures.

Being Proactive: The importance of Standards, Codes of Practice and Safe Work Procedures.

Written by Gabrielle Condon – WHS Consultant for CC Safety (ccsafety.com.au) A decade ago, I had my very first fulltime role as a contracting Safety Officer in a high-risk work environment, working amongst many different contracting companies on a coal mine for a Coal Handling Processing Plant (CHPP) construction project. I “cut my teeth” in the Safety Industry amongst massive […]

Free Module – Returning to the Workplace after Lifting of Covid-19 Restrictions.

Free Module – Returning to the Workplace after Lifting of Covid-19 Restrictions.

Created for Australian businesses by a qualified WHS consultant.www.altora.com.au As Australia gets back on its feet, the team at Altora aim to continue assisting businesses and their workers bounce back. After the success of our previous free to use modules (‘COVID-19’ and ‘Working from Home’), we have once again worked together with a qualified safety professional (ccsafety.com.au) to create the […]