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Join Noggin at AFAC19

Posted by The Brain on Aug 22, 2019 7:21:29 AM


Australasia’s largest, most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition, AFAC19, is right around the corner, hosted by the likes of Country Fire Authority, Emergency Management Victoria, Forest Fire Management Victoria – Department of Environment Land Water and Planning, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, Parks Victoria, and Victoria State Emergency Service.

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Topics: Emergency Management

Consultants need technology to ensure clients manage hazards smarter

Posted by Gunnar Habitz on Aug 22, 2019 2:20:47 AM

We are often asked how our customers seamlessly manage the journey from initial needs qualification to implementation of Noggin’s technology solution with its dependencies on other systems.

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Topics: Noggin Partners

Breaking down the Siloes between Safety and Security Management Helps Safety Teams Maintain Duty of Care

Posted by The Brain on Aug 8, 2019 7:59:03 AM


As a Safety leader, you’ve probably built a strong portfolio in the organisation. So too has your counterpart in Security. And now both of you see key safety and security priorities, like keeping employees safe at work or mitigating threats to facilities and people, reflected at the highest levels.

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Topics: Security Management, Work Health Safety

How to Strengthen Oversight of Disruptive Risks

Posted by The Brain on Aug 8, 2019 3:14:02 AM


Boards of Directors have weighed in. A staggering 60 percent of them believe that disruptive risks are “much more important” today than they were five years ago.

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Topics: Crisis Management

Understanding the Benefits of a Virtual Emergency Operations Center

Posted by The Brain on Aug 7, 2019 2:22:48 AM


The value of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC), a physical (or mobile) hub where Emergency and Incident Management teams coordinate information and resources during low-frequency, high-risk incidents, is pretty clear. The EOC supports incident management activities, up to and including on-scene operations.

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Topics: Emergency Management

Why Are Safety Reporting Rates So Low?

Posted by The Brain on Jul 31, 2019 2:15:36 AM


Safety incident reporting rates remain persistently low, despite the costs (measured in eventual safety incidents) being so high. The question for Safety teams is why, why are their safety reporting rates stuck in the doldrums?

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Topics: Work Health Safety

Great Content for Partners at the Upcoming Noggin User Conference

Posted by Gunnar Habitz on Jul 24, 2019 4:39:54 AM


Welcome to the new financial year. Already, we’ve heard great feedback on our Integrated Safety and Security platform, Noggin 2.0, which we’ve been demonstrating to consultants, customers, service partners, and prospects. So we’re more confident than ever that our new software will fill a need in the market.

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Topics: Noggin Partners

PCBU Safety Alert! The State of Victoria Moves to Criminalize Industrial Manslaughter

Posted by The Brain on Jul 24, 2019 2:58:06 AM


In the last decade, Australia made serious strides to update its occupational health and safety regulations to the modern era. A pillar concept propounded by the safety policy makers who crafted the subsequent model Work Health and Safety Act: that principal duty holders (or PCBUs) have the primary responsibility for the health and safety of their workers and any other workers under their influence (e.g. contractors). 

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Topics: Work Health Safety

Understanding the ISO 27001 Information Security Standard

Posted by The Brain on Jul 19, 2019 2:19:29 AM

Focus on physical security controls in ISO 27001

Serious about securing your valuable assets, digital as well as physical? Well, international standards prescribe baselines for securing those assets. The ISO 27001 information security management systems standard, in particular, focuses on securing information assets.

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Topics: Security Management

The Cost of Underreporting Safety Incidents

Posted by The Brain on Jul 17, 2019 7:39:52 AM


Safety reporting rates remain stubbornly low, especially in high-risk sectors, like construction, mining, shipping, etc. Taken alone, these low reporting rates would be reason enough for concern. Remember, chronic underreporting and the devaluing of near-miss analysis don’t conduce to creating a thriving safety culture. But underreporting safety incidents have major cost implications, too. Here’s the cost of underreporting safety incidents.

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Topics: Work Health Safety

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