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

I have experience from all kinds industries including

  • Defence
  • Agriculture
  • Stevedoring
  • 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

Let me help your business be safer!

Volunteers and WHS

Volunteers are considered workers under the model WHS laws . A volunteer is a person who works for a PCBU (person conducting a business or undertaking) without payment or financial reward. An organisation must provide the same protections to its volunteers as it does to its paid workers. If you want to know more go to https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/topic/volunteers or […]


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Australian Workplace Health and Safety Awards

Nominations for the inaugural Australian Workplace Health & Safety Awards have been extended until Friday 6 March 2020. The Awards will be held on Wednesday 27 May 2020 at the Melbourne Convention Centre. More detail here https://www.aihs.org.au/events/australian-workplace-health-and-safety-awards


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How to prepare your business for an emergency

Natural disasters and emergency situations can occur anytime without warning. For example Natural Disasters – floods, drought, fire, landslides and storms Human caused – such as crime, terrorism or riots Technological – such as explosions, building or bridge collapse https://www.business.gov.au/risk-management/emergency-management A business needs be ready for these of emergencies if they want to reduce the […]


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Safety Geek is offering Pro Bono assistance as part of Business SA’s Bushfire Support initiatives

Business SA will continue to support local businesses in their recovery from the South Australian bushfire crisis. If you need help, please contact Business SA directly on 8300 000 or go to www.business-sa.com/disastersupport https://www.business-sa.com/Commercial-Content/Bushfire-Relief-2020/Business-Services,-Products,-Trades SAFETY GEEK Goods or services being offered: WHS , quality, environmental and compliance consulting service. Offer valid until:ASAP or as needed. Contact Name: Rebecca […]


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Coronavirus and the risks in the workplace

Coronaviruses are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tract of mammals, including humans. A new strain of Coronavirus, known as novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), was recently reported in Wuhan, China. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Worker or someone who is responsible for Workers (eg a business), the risk associated with any infectious disease must be managed. […]


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Safety at major events

South Australia’s festival season nearly here and this brings visitors to the state but these events have risks which need to be managed to ensure everyones safety. SafeWork SA are getting involved in the following ways Major events that SafeWork SA will be conducting compliance inspections at include Tour Down Under, Womadelaide, Adelaide Fringe Festival, […]


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Mindfulness in Work Health and Safety

In the context of work health and safety, mindfulness is the consciousawareness of factors that affect or may affect work health and safety. Mindfulness of work health and safety in the workplace is a report that looks at three aspects of organisational mindfulness with regard to work health and safety as measured by three sets […]


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Managing the risks of bushfire smoke

So many parts of Australia have been experiencing reduced outdoor air quality as a result of bushfire smoke recently. All workplaces must have measures in place to protect worker health and safety and manage the risks of working outdoors. Around a quarter of Australia’s workforce are employed in jobs that may require working outdoors for at […]


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Extreme heat

It is a week of extreme heat around the country. Employers have a duty of care to ensure they are not putting their workers’ health and safety at risk. Work Health and Safety legislation does not set temperatures at which a worker must stop work. There may be specific processes for heat detailed in workplace […]


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Christmas road safety

The summer holiday period is one of the busiest times of the year on the road. Each Christmas the NHVR publishes a range of tips for all motorists to share as a reminder to stay safe on the roads. They can be found here https://www.nhvr.gov.au/about-us/safety-campaigns/christmas-road-safety Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Assistant Minister for Road Safety Scott […]


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