Brendan Torazzi, director of OHS.com.au, is building Australia's first online health and safety marketplace. In this monthly (ish) podcast he interviews the personalities that shape health and safety culture around the country.
Ep 46 Meet David Clarke CEO of Australian Institute of Health and Safety (AIHS)
David took over SIA (Safety Institute of Australia) back in 2015 with the view to raising the bar of health and safety professionals in Australia.
Now rebranded to the AIHS (Australian Institute of Health and Safety) he has an active membership base of professionals around Australia. AIHS operate as a not-for-profit investing all proceeds into making this association better and better.
On his agenda of changing the way the industry operates are:
- Certification of the right types of courses
- Implementation of CPD points
- Ongoing networking and educational events to help improve the status of safety professionals around Australia
Check AIHS out here:
Ep 45 Meet big wave Surfer Rusty Moran - helping veterans with PTSD
Rusty has lived most of his life surfing big waves and new the joy it can bring you.
Not so long ago he turned his efforts to the Veteran Surf Project and got Federal Department funding to help veterans with PTSD Surf, Thrive and Recover.
Find out all the great work Rusty is doing in this episode.
Ep 44 Matthew Dickson, a civil engineer in construction, saw a safety problem and created Workbox Safety
Based in Tassie, Matthew has created Workbox Safety as a cloud based Safety Management System to assist companies create straight forward safety systems that meets legislative requirements. Matthew has carved out a niche in the Agricultural Industry and...
Ep 43 Meet Harold Baldry who owns and runs HBA Learning, one of Australia’s biggest qualifications suppliers
A chance conversation with a trainer in the early 2000’s led Harold to setting up a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and offering trainer qualifications. A well networked recruiter for many years, the RTO grew fast and now Harold has one of the...
Ep 42 Would you like to save millions on your workers comp premium? Serkan Dogan discusses how....
Serkan has had a background working in Government specifically in Workers Comp. His simple method around structuring health and safety systems has helped some of his old employers save millions in workers comp premiums. Seeing the power of these changes and savings in these methods, Serkan has recently started Falcon Consulting.
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Ep 41 Meet Ming Gan who runs one of Australia's biggest music festivals
Ming runs one of Australia's biggest dance music companies fuzzy.com.au.
In this candid interview he tells us how it all started and what are some of the health and safety concerns Fuzzy have to look out for when running festivals.
Obviously COVID has temporarily stopped outdoor festivals of these sizes but it won't be long before it all gets up and running again.