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Why Psychometric Assessments Are Vital For Your Business

Article prepared: 9 January 2013...

January 28, 2020

The Impact of Stress on your Health and the Workplace

Article prepared: 13 February 2013...

January 28, 2020

Shift Worker Fatigue - Disturbing your Circadian Rhythm

Article prepared: 20 March 2013...

January 28, 2020

PSB brochures

If you’ve received an email or business card from us lately, you might notice that we’re sporting a new logo and colour design. We’re also excitedly working on redesigning our website to fit the new theme, which we’re planning to launch in the near future. We’ve also produced a new series of brochures showcasing our product suite. You can download our brochures in PDF format - alternatively, you can send us an email and we’ll be happy to send out an information pack to you...

January 28, 2020

Organisational Climate Surveys - Checking the Health Status of your Organisation

Article prepared: 24 May 2013...

January 28, 2020

Does Behaviour Based Safety Really Work?

Article prepared: 6 June 2013...

January 27, 2020

Psychosocial Risk Management

Article prepared: 18 July 2013...

January 27, 2020

Selecting Safe Workers – Not As Easy As You Think

Article prepared: 5 August 2013...

January 27, 2020

Outplacement: The Next Step

Article prepared: 1 October 2013 Market demand, mergers, acquisitions, reorganisations, changes in management, and the introduction of technical innovations inevitably bring about resource reviews, and the separation of employees from the organisation. Changes such as these not only affect the separated individual; they can impact the organisation’s brand and the morale of remaining employees. Navigating these changes effectively is crucial. Outplacement is a structured process designed to ass...

January 27, 2020

Achieving a positive safety culture through leadership

Article prepared: 24 October 2013 Marisa and Meghann presented 'Achieving a Positive Safety Culture Through Leadership' at the 2013 APPEA Health and Safety Conference to a crowd of oil and gas professionals in Perth. We’ve made the presentation slides available for download here:...

January 27, 2020

Bouncing Back: Building a Resilient Workforce

Article prepared: 31 October 2013...

January 27, 2020

Mindful Culture

Article prepared: 9 December 2013A mindful safety culture is one that is perceptive to danger, acknowledges that there are risks involved in people’s jobs, knows what these risks are, and is sensitive to warning signs. In a mindful culture, personnel at all levels are acutely aware that the best systems can fail, and this mindset is reflected in their beliefs and actions.  Mindful cultures were researched by Weick and Sutcliffe with their ground breaking work on ‘High Reliability O...

January 27, 2020

Safety Culture Frameworks

Article prepared: 28 January 2014 Successful organisations rely on building a culture of safety in the workplace, in which everyone collectively strives to achieve.  A strong safety culture is one in which safety is valued and prioritised within an organisation, and there is a real commitment to safety at all levels, even when no one is watching.    I already have systems in place.  Why do I need a safety culture? Research has shown that a Safety Management System (SMS) ...

January 22, 2020

The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System

Article prepared: 28 February 2014...

January 22, 2020

Delivering Feedback in the Workplace

Article prepared: 26 March 2014...

January 22, 2020

The Work-life Balancing Act

Article prepared: 27 May 2014...

January 22, 2020

Decision Making, Safety, and Cognitive Biases

Article prepared: 10 July 2014...

January 20, 2020

Mental Health and Well-being in the Workplace

Article prepared: 18 August 2014...

January 20, 2020

Managing Error in High Risk Industries Through Human Performance Improvement

Article prepared: 30 September 2014 Human error is an inevitable aspect of being human. Therefore, a proactive approach to error management is through the development of error tolerant systems. As quoted by James Reason, "It is now widely held among human reliability specialists that the most productive strategy for dealing with active errors is to focus upon controlling their consequences rather than upon striving for their elimination” (Reason, p. 246). Download our presentation on 'Managing...

January 20, 2020

Great Parents at a Great Distance - Staying Connected

Article prepared: 30 October 2014 Here are some tips on ways that you can stay involved in your children’s life even though you are  working away. Stay in Touch A study of 32 long distance families stressed that frequent contact was important for maintaining relationships1. Your family is only a phone call away, so try to avoid saving things up for when you are reunited, and take the time to spend a few minutes on the phone each night. Even something small like a text message saying: “I...

January 20, 2020

Getting the Right Person for the Job

Article prepared: 19 January 2015 For many people, hiring staff can be a hit and miss affair. Maybe you interview your candidate, speak to their old managers and, more than you’d like to admit, you listen to your “gut feel”. This approach can lead to good hiring decisions; it can also lead to the employee from hell. Psychometric Assessments, however, offer an objective assessment device that allows you to assess potential candidates on a range of relevant abilities and personal characteris...

January 20, 2020

Mental Health Interventions in the Workplace Research

Article prepared: 18 July 2016 Our Research in Conjunction with Murdoch University PSB Solutions, in conjunction with Murdoch University, are conducting research into the very important topic of mental health within the workplace. We are exploring the perceived effectiveness of mental health interventions in the workplace from the perspective of the employee. This study is focused on understanding what interventions (both preventative and remedial) employees find worthwhile and are more likely t...

January 20, 2020

Mindfulness in a Hectic World

Article prepared: 3 November 2016 The strategy to regain our connection to the present, is the practice of Mindfulness. Mindfulness focuses on maintaining awareness of your thoughts and inner self-talk, the way you feel, bodily sensations and what is happening around you. Unlike what popular culture has made it out to be, mindfulness is not simply relaxing and staying in a state of Zen. Instead, mindfulness is a practice where people can learn to: focus on the present moment;improve their attent...

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