We are constantly aware of the need for risk management or risk reduction in the area of legislative compliance, for example OLGR. One of the key areas of risk management which falls under both of these banners, is the protection of staff.
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Risk & Safety
Are you confident that your RSA incidents are being reported correctly? In accordance with the Liquor Act 1992, licensed premises must have a Risk Assessed Management Plan (RAMP) to outline how the premises manage and minimise harm.
On average, contact with electricity accounts for 4% of all Australian workplace fatalities. Electricity will either kill you or leave you with serious side effects. If someone is injured or killed at your workplace, there is the possibility of prosecution, fines and even jail terms.
Do not be fooled, the Clubs and Pubs industry is not invisible to AUSTRAC’s eyeline. Over the past year, AUSTRAC has conducted a National Pubs and Clubs Campaign and engaged 150 Pubs and Clubs.
Tabcorp was fined the highest civil penalty in Australian corporate history, $45 million, for the breach of money laundering and terrorism financing laws as a result of a civil action launched by Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC).
The Christmas decorations have come down, the New Year celebrations are over and Australia Day is a distant memory, it’s time to take some relaxation time… Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but with March comes the deadline for your AUSTRAC report.
Work Health & Safety Regulations are not overly clear and the lack of understanding means the majority of us choose to avoid WHS until we receive a warning from the Safety Officer to ‘do things better’ next time. What if there is no next time?
Over last couple of months there has been an alarming increase in the number of armed hold ups at licensed venues across the state. Venues now more than ever need to aware of the risks and ensure a strategy in place to protect employees.
By investing in safety and compliance you can save yourself and your business not only money, but also valuable resources.