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Company collapse blamed on poor risk management

by Dave Collins on December 22, 2016

Recent article from http://www.insurancebusinessonline.com.au Company collapse blamed on poor risk management PPB administrators Ian Carson, Craig Crosbie and David McEvoy have reported concerns to ASIC that there was a “general culture of ignoring bad news” within Hastie Group. They found the company’s audit and risk committee to be largely inactive and that the board did […]

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Workplace banter: A new corporate risk?

by Dave Collins on December 13, 2016

Workplace banter: A new corporate risk? As is they have nothing better to worry about….. ridiculous new proposal out of Canberra as reported by Corporate Risk and Insurance: Workplace banter could soon be a thing of the past if draft legislation currently before a senate inquiry is passed – and the proposal has sparked outrage […]

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Public Liability – Assessing Your Risks

by Dave Collins on December 6, 2016

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Public Liability: Assessing Your Risks Image Source Every business owner knows that accidents happen. Both employees and customers are subject to slips, falls and trips that can cause bodily harm, and your business may be liable. While employee accidents are often covered under worker’s compensation, customers should be covered by public liability insurance. However, even […]

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Public Liability Hazard Checklist for Retail Premises

by Dave Collins on November 27, 2016

Retail locations, whether they be large regional shopping centres, community shopping centres, strip malls or individual business premises are required to discharge their obligations under their State’s legislation relative to access to the premises and general public safety and occupiers of such premises are required to meet their obligations under their State’s specific legislation relative […]

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Safety And Risk Management

by Dave Collins on November 26, 2016

Check out these new articles at SAFETY RISK More Free Safety Templates Public Safety Free Safety Shockers Images OHS Law Harmonisation Free Online Risk Assessment Tools Free Risk Assessment Forms Related PostsPracticing Public Safety – The First Step to Public Liability Insurance Bad Hair Day at the Office – Insurance Tips for Salons Car Park […]

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Hotel and Resort Risk Management Checklist

by Dave Collins on November 24, 2016

Hotel and Resort Risk Management Checklist This is probably one of the most comprehensive risk assessment checklist, related to hotels and resorts, that you are going to find. All aspects of hotel and resort management are covered including maintenance, safety, fire protection, public liability, outdoor areas, balconies and swimming pools. Available Here Related PostsRetail Display […]

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Top Safety and Risk Management Pages for 2012

by Dave Collins on November 16, 2016

Top Safety and Risk Management Pages for 2012 Our brother blog www.safetyrisk.com.au has had a great year with over 6 million views in the last 24 months. There is a huge correlation between Safety and Public Liability and you might find some of the resources on that site useful. There are over 3000 pages and […]

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Public Liability Checklist for Scaffolders

by Dave Collins on November 11, 2016

Scaffolding businesses, whether they supply and install or hire out scaffolding, are respondent to a range of plant, equipment, building and occupational health and safety legislation.   Owners and operators of scaffolding businesses are required to discharge their obligations under their State’s legislation.  They are also required to meet their duty of care under the State’s […]

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Public Liability Risk Management

by Dave Collins on November 10, 2016

RISK MANAGEMENT Risk Management Articles What should be included in a Site-specific Risk Management Plan? A Risk Management Plan requires a Statement that nominates who will be responsible for specific OHS&R aspects of the work and who will be available to deal with OHS&R incidents. The Risk Management Plan must identify and assess the hazards […]

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Village Risk Management Manual

by Dave Collins on November 3, 2016

This is one of the most most useful and practical Free Public Liability Risk Management Manuals we have come across., developed and published by the Retirement Village Association, it explains the principles  of risk management, provides heaps of practical liability claim examples and detailed information on specific topics and some handy risk management tools. Here […]

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Comprehensive Hotel-Resort Risk Management Checklist

by Dave Collins on October 22, 2016

Extremely comprehensive checklist covering all risk management aspects of a hotel or resort including maintenance, emergency procedures, fire life safety, slips and falls, pools, spas, RSA. Download Here: Related PostsSafety And Public Liability Checklist Go Karts Club and Hotel Hazard Evaluation Checklist Sporting Facility Checklists Free Safety Checklists for a Gym or Fitness Centre Playground […]

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Electronic Risk Score Nomogram

by Dave Collins on October 7, 2016

Electronic Risk Score Calculator 1. Download Here: Risk Score Calculator (11640) Electronic Risk Score Calculator Risk Score Nomograms are based on OHS Risk Assessment AS/NZS 4804:2001 and contained in HB205-2004 OHS Risk Management Handbook. The Ratings used for the Risk Calculation have been adapted from Fine, Journal of Safety Research 1971 page-159. The risk assessment […]

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What Is Builder’s Risk Insurance?

by Dave Collins on October 3, 2016

What Is Builder’s Risk Insurance? By Carolyne Roehm Builder’s risk insurance is a type of coverage that is essential to protect against the risks that come with the construction process. When constructing a new building, this type of policy makes it possible to provide coverage for the structure before it is completed. What it Covers […]

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How to get a better deal on public liability insurance

by Dave Collins on September 28, 2016

This article was recently published by our sister site SAFETY RISK If you own or operate a pub or nightclub then you’ll know how hard it is to obtain adequate public liability insurance at a reasonable price.  Unfortunately there have been some very public and expensive incidents in this industry. Unless you can prove to […]

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Public Liability Disclaimers and Waivers

by Dave Collins on September 17, 2016

Some would argue that getting your customers or activity participants to sign a disclaimer or waiver absolving your organisation from claims being made are not worth the paper they are written on. Fact? – Yes and No. No amount of paper work can sign away your responsibility and duty of care. If you have been […]

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