Gav, HSR in Meat Industry

What is the best tip you can give another HSR? Always call for the support of another person. Continue reading

Diele, HSR & Nurse

What is the best tip you can give another HSR? We do have influence in the workforce, and the law on our side to make changes in our working environment that benefits and improves our working conditions. Continue reading

Jade, HSR in Local Government

What is the best tip you can give another HSR? Find your voice. As a woman in a male-dominated workplace, I needed to find my "Voice" so that I could get my point across and they would develop respect and understanding. Continue reading

Vasalia, HSR in Community Services

What is your proudest moment as an HSR? I utilised the issue resolution process, however, this failed. Then I issued a PIN that was affirmed by WorkSafe because workers spoke directly to the Inspectors about the injuries sustained and risks of undertaking domestic tasks. For example, having to bend their backs when making the residents' beds, having to push heavy furniture when mopping and vacuuming. As a result, we introduced an OHS purchasing checklist to be used by management, staff, parents and residents. If any risks were identified the purchase was not approved unless the risks could be controlled. This eliminated the purchase for example of big bulky couches. Continue reading

Des, HSR in Transport Industry

What is the best tip you can give another HSR? Talk with your DWG all the time & get their opinions - you don’t know everything! Always take notes when you have a meeting with management & email the notes back to management so all agrees on what was said in meeting. Continue reading

Sean, HSR at a Sporting & Entertainment Complex

What is the best tip you can give another HSR? Think outside the box! Bullying and harassment, family violence and safe travel home are all health and safety issues. Continue reading