Rebecca Nugent - Safety Geek

WHS Professional in Adelaide

Hi. I’m Beck and I am a Safety Geek. I am passionate about Safety and everything that is Safety, Health, Environment, Quality and Compliance.

Safety is very important, but it doesn’t have to be hard.

I have worked in Safety and Compliance for almost 20 years. I started out as a Registered Nurse and have worked as an Occupational Health Nurse and many other roles within

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Injury Management
  • Quality Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Compliance
  • Improvement
  • WordPress Safety forms, Website and LMS Management

I have experience from all kinds industries including

  • Defence
  • Agriculture
  • Stevedoring
  • Training and Apprenticeships
  • Manufacturing
  • Heavy vehicle
  • Transport, logistics and warehousing
  • Call centre
  • Internet / telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • Steel
  • Contractor Management and labour hire

View my career and education history here on this link

Let me help your business be safer!

Men’s Health Week

This week is Men’s Health Week. http://www.menshealthweek.org.au/ Males are overrepresented in work-related injury and disease (even when accounting for workforce share). For example, in the administrative and support services industry, males make up 47% of workers but account for 63% of serious injury claims. (Safe Work Australia) Check out the Men’s Health facts and infographics […]


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Safety when working with livestock

Working with livestock can be challenging! Animals are involved in around 20% of serious injuries in the agriculture sector. (Safe Work Australia data) Livestock handling can include working with livestock in paddocks, laneways, yards, cattle transportation, feedlots, abattoirs, saleyards and activities relating to on-farm sales. Workers and other persons who conduct livestock handling are at […]


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Safety Advocates and Ambassadors

worksafe.qld.gov.au has 2 great campaigns featuring Safety Advocates and Ambassadors. The aim is to increase awareness about the importance of work health and safety and highlight the personal impacts that an injury can have on workers and their families and prompt discussion about work health and safety. Check it out here https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/resources/campaigns/safety-advocates https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/resources/campaigns/ambassadors


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2021 World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day

Wednesday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. The latest data shows that in 2019, 183 workers were fatally injured at work.  The number of work-related fatalities has decreased over the last decade, which is a positive sign. In 2019, 62% of worker fatalities occurred in the […]


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Managing the hazards of working in heat and air pollution

Its that time of year again…. Hot weather and bushfire danger! Some facts from Safe Work Australia – This time last year, parts of Australia were badly affected by extreme heat and bushfires. Working in heat and/or in air pollution can be hazardous and can cause harm to workers in both indoor and outdoor work […]


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Welcome to 2021

It’s a new world and a different workplace in 2021 Things are different this year and 2021 will have an additional safety focus and workplace changes with COVID This article from Gallagher Bassett explains some of the key risk areas https://blog.gallagherbassett.com.au/blog/a-risk-managers-guide-to-2021-health-and-safety-planning #safetygeek #2021


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Healthy Workplaces

What is a healthy workplace and why should you have one? https://www.healthyworkplaces.sa.gov.au/ This website has been developed by the Collaborative Partnership to provide a central source of information, tools and resources to help South Australian businesses create healthy, safe and thriving workplaces. A safe and healthy workplace leads to greater productivity outcomes fewer work-related injuries […]


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Don’t Risk A Fine Or A Workplace Accident – Top 10 Safety tips from Business SA

Here are Business SA Top 10 Tips for WHS Revisit Your WHS Policies And Procedures To Ensure They Are Up To Date Undertake A Workplace Inspection Ensure Fire Extinguishers Have Been Checked By An Appropriate Contractor Within In The Past Six Months Confirm That The Contents Of The First Aid Kit(S) Are Within Date And […]


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National Safe Work Month – October 2020

Safe Work Month will be a little different this year Go to https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/national-safe-work-month/whats-on to see what events are happening in your region and online


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NSW Mine Safety Regulator’s Report

The NSW mine safety regulator has issued its annual report for 2018/2019 You can read more here https://www.amsj.com.au/nsw-mine-safety-regulators-report/


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