The most effective way to create a safe workplace is to identify and address potential hazards before anything has a chance to go wrong. ISCRR researchers are developing tools, systems, processes and protocols.
OHS Leading Indicators
This research team is developing a new method for predicting health and safety performance within Victorian workplaces. Their approach shifts focus away from past safety records, and onto current preventative measures.
Return on Prevention
Can businesses expect to benefit financially if they implement health and safety policies? To answer this question, we assessed ten Australian businesses - and shared our findings with an international research project on the topic.
Defining "Vulnerable Workers"
When we talk about "vulnerable workers," we shift responsibility away from their employers - which is why international researchers are reassessing that we currently talk about "vulnerability" at work.
Hazardous Material Thresholds
This study reviews Schedule 9 of WorkSafe's Occupational Health and Safety Regulations - the section that informs the formal classification of "Major Hazardous Facilities."