Case studies

NSW employers take the lead in reducing injuries in their workplaces. 

Stone and Wood put safety first

Byron Bay craft brewery Stone & Wood promotes a safe work culture. Safety first, quality second, production third. This culture reduced their injury frequency rate by 80 per cent.

JB Hi-Fi – Safe ways of working

Watch this video to find out how JB Hi-Fi embedded safer ways of working across their 65 NSW stores.

Safety first for Sylvanvale

NSW disability services provider Sylvanvale's shift to a proactive safety culture has reduced workers compensation claims by half.

Kone – safety from day one

Daniel’s first task was to jump on top of the lift car and drive it up. He wasn’t going to do anything until he’d done a thorough risk assessment. He noticed the top hand rails on the lift car were missing. This presents a safety risk. Daniel received KONE Bravo Award for putting safety first. 

Komatsu – safety delivers efficiency

In 2017, employees raised a safety concern with management. They both improved a process posing a potential safety risk to workers. This resulted in a productivity-boosting process change. Komatsu won the June 2018 icare Aware Award for improving processes with injury prevention top of mind. 

Teys Australia – prevention before cure

Is having a gym at work a crazy idea? Working at Teys meat-processing factory is physically demanding as a meat worker. Teys Australia have set up an onsite fitness and conditioning centre for employees to stay fit and healthy. This case study explores them working with icare and Allianz to put prevention before cure or compensation.