Safety Roles Currently Available

Hi, it’s Adele Last here from the Arnold Group and Safety People. Hope you’re having a great day. We’re busy here in the office filling a number of roles, so I thought I’d talk to you about them. We have one in Melbourne, in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, a senior work health and safety […]

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pets in workplace

How much is that Doggy in the workplace…cost?

Pets in the workplace – quick guide to what you should be aware of. Bringing your pet to the workplace is not a new concept – it has been the option of many progressive workplaces for many years or even decades.  In today’s landscape there are some major risk that need to be addressed.  I […]

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ageing workforce

The 3 Keys to Effective Ageing Workforce Management

Written by Philip Taylor PhD The ageing workforce will create major challenges for Australian employers. Forecast labour shortages will see competition for skilled labour increase greatly. Success will depend upon being able to attract and retain skilled older workers. There is a need for practical, every day, guidance for managers in tackling workforce ageing issues. […]

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Meet the Team: Welcome Adele Last!

One of the traditions here at Arnold Group when we bring on a new team member, is to interview them for our company blog. This gives our community of clients and candidates a chance to get to know them and to get some insight as to what they bring to Arnold Group. In the case […]

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How a Global Collaboration Helps Meet Complex Recruitment Needs

We recently had the pleasure of attending the NPA Worldwide Networking meeting in Melbourne. A two day event, it featured a wide range of speakers who shared their insights on global recruitment topics, keeping our experienced consultants from Safety People informed of recruitment trends and innovations. Our membership of the NPA Worldwide network helps us […]

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How SMEs Can Develop Their Safety Culture and Manage Their Safety Costs

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) grow at a rapid rate. When you are experiencing fast growth and development sometimes safety processes and procedures are not the first priority or even understood. We have recruited in the Workplace Health and Safety field since 2002.  This means we’ve enjoyed watching our clients evolve over time. Many […]

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$200k v $200m: what is organisational safety worth to you?

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase ‘you get what you pay for’, and, like most people, you have a pretty good understanding of its meaning. The quality of the product or service you purchase is a reflection of how much you were willing to pay for it. However, many organisations don’t have the same attitude […]

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Easing the Transition to Retirement

Sarah Wood, Senior Consultant from Career People Australia has written an article in the Insurance News about the Easing the Transition to Retirement. – To view the article in a PDF format Please click here Mature-age workers are too valuable to just ‘let go’. Strategies that benefit them and the company are increasingly important. WE ARE […]

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Managing Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is the second biggest cause of workers-compensation claims in the workplace. The first relates to manual handling. Employers’ responsibilities include keeping your employees both physically and mentally healthy in your workplace. The World Health Organisation defines stress as; “the reaction people may have when presented with demands and pressures that are not matched to their […]

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Reducing Sedentary Work Practices

Recent articles in the industry press have highlighted the risks caused by sedentary work practices.  HR professionals and Safety officials can read Safe Work Australia’s review here The report shows negative health implications from prolonged sitting. This include tension in the shoulders and neck, headaches, and eye problems. The more serious health implications can be as serious as: Musculoskeletal […]

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