Insurance and Care NSW (icare) recently partnered with ADSSI Limited (ADSSI) to improve its safety systems and reduce incidents and injuries in the workplace. ADSSI is a not-for-profit home and community care business operating in Northern Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter regions of NSW.
ADSSI participated in icare's Protect Together (P2) Program which included workplace site visits, a workplace health and safety (WHS) management system assessment, interviews with staff and a review of the safety culture.
ADSSI experienced great results from the program, including:
- 44% reduction in workers compensation claims
- 99% of workers now feel they have the resources to do their job safely
- Over 95% of workers are now confident that safety changes are communicated effectively.
In the below video you can learn about ADSSI's experience with P2 and hear from their Team Leader, Robyn Johnston who said, "We've seen our injuries to workers decrease through the initiatives we have put in place. Keeping the team safe is my number one priority, and to know they’ve been armed with the tools they need really makes me pleased."
Hear from a NSW employer about their experience in the P2 programADSSI Limited, a not-for-profit home and community care business, recently participated in icare’s Program which has resulted in a 40% reduction in workers compensation claims and an uplifted safety culture.
P2 is a voluntary injury prevention program for eligible NSW businesses. P2 connects NSW employers with icare's work, health and safety experts to develop practical improvements in injury prevention.
Speaking on the purpose of the P2 program, Chris Harnett, General Manager Prevention at icare said, "We want to partner with NSW businesses to help them develop and implement prevention strategies that will protect their people and encourage good safety culture."