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    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 76.

    May 14, 2020
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    Science of Safety Podcast.

    Episode 76:
    Property Risk - Part 2.

    Science of Safety Podcast.

    Episode 76:
    Property Risk - Part 2.

    Science of Safety Podcast.

    Episode 76:
    Property Risk - Part 2.

    In this episode, host Mark Reggers and guest David Hauser, Team Manager in Property Risk at Greencap resume where they left off and continue their discussion on the subject matter of Property Risk.

    Property risk relates to a broader area than just the land and buildings in question. It covers risks associated with the asset, the infrastructure and people. It looks at how a property is managed to minimise hazard exposure to individuals, whether they be occupants or visitors, and how the efficiency and effectiveness of the property can be improved.

      

             

        

    Guest Bio:

    David Hauser (pictured left with host Mark Reggers) is a Team Manager in Property Risk at Greencap. He has a broad knowledge of property risk and compliance and health and safety management with over 14 years’ experience in Work Health and Safety/Property Risk across numerous public and private industry sectors including utilities, construction, rail, energy, property management, warehousing, laboratory, transport and executive teams.

    With a Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science, David has key experience in the development and implementation of safety management systems, property risk and compliance assessments, construction risk, contractor management, safety inspections, training and program development and implementation with the aim to reduce risk for all workers.

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    In this episode, part 2 of 2, Mark & David discuss the following:

     
    • Picking up where we left off from in the last episode, what are some other areas of concern when it comes to property risk?
    • Are there systems that can help property owner and managers keep on top of all these areas and manage them on an ongoing basis to maintain compliance?
    • What takeaway points would you want to leave with our listeners?
    • Where can listeners get further information about property risk and the areas discussed?
    • How can our listeners get in contact with yourself and Greencap?

    There are many types of risks relating to property covering an extensive area that includes things like fire and emergency management, working at heights, falls, confined spaces, chemicals, traffic management and plant, the list is exhaustive. Once a risk has been identified and controls implemented, regular reviews are needed to ensure the danger has not changed, or that other hazards are not introduced from the measures utilised. Properties are constantly changing, people are renovating, refurbishing, installing new plant, upgrading and so on, it is critical to note that these bring in additional hazards that need to be identified and controlled, the risks never stop. Tune in as we explore property risk and why it is such a significant area of concern to all the stakeholders involved.

     

    Additional Resources:

    Contact a 3M Safety Specialist at scienceofsafetyanz@mmm.com for more information.