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!

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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MUSIC SA COVID-19 BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR SA LIVE MUSIC VENUES

Music SA has a great resource to help manage the risks for the music industry This guide has links to Covid awareness training – A free 30-minute online course has been developed by the South Australian Tourism Commission Best practice hand hygiene Contact tracing requirements for venues Have a look at http://www.musicsa.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/COVID-venue-best-practice-guide_WEB.pdf


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Farm Safety Week

National Farm Safety Week is July 20 – 25. As explained by Safework SA, this week is about highlighting the importance of business and industry working together to increase the wellbeing of Australian farmers through innovation and improved attention to health and safety outcomes. Have a look here https://www.safework.sa.gov.au/news-and-alerts/news/news/news-alerts/farm-safety-week,-20-25-july-2020 Safety Geek has a background working […]


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National Safe Work Month 2020

October is National Safe Work Month and this year’s theme, Work Health and Safety through COVID-19, is about the impacts of COVID-19 on Australian businesses, employers and workers.  Check out the website to find out more https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/national-safe-work-month


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