Browsing: OHS management case studies


WHS controls, including segregation, reduce fatal risk

An organisation that implemented new administrative and engineering controls, in response to two workers contracting a deadly lung disease, improved health outcomes in just two years, health and safety researchers have found.


Amazon reveals wellbeing resources of new EAP

E-commerce giant Amazon has declared the provision of mental health services for workers as "non-negotiable for employers", in announcing new benefits for its 5,000-plus Australian employees, including round-the-clock access to a licensed clinician.


How Salesforce nurtured wellbeing during pandemic

Global software company, Salesforce, used an employee wellbeing approach based on the core values of trust and science-driven initiatives to successfully support its staff right through the pandemic, says its HR business partner, Anne Tosky.


Case study: Cisco strategies counter pandemic distress

A worker's social wellbeing is a major driver of their overall health, and employers will do well not to underestimate or under-resource this aspect of the employee experience, a senior Cisco manager has told a conference.


Workers given "no-go" powers in wellbeing "evolution"

A global engineering giant's overhaul of its approach to mental health has empowered personnel around psychosocial risks in its activities, by embedding them into its critical risk framework, according to one of its directors.


Publicly available WHS app cuts non-compliance by 52%

A national employer leveraged technology to allow workers across its time-critical operations quick and easy access to easily digestible safety information, yielding a 52 per cent decrease in non-compliance reports in just one year, according to its group executive of environment, health, safety and quality.


COVID droplet control and strategies win WHS prize

An award-winning PCBU responded to the safety and operational challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing strategies across all levels of the hierarchy of controls, including a sign-language system to reduce the spread of respiratory droplets.

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