Amanda Slinger

About Amanda Slinger

Amanda is the founding Director of Fluro, and has combined her business management and OHS experience to successfully build Fluro as a leader in quality online training.
2707, 2015

“But Can I Still Drink?” Reducing or Quitting Sugar Intake

By |July 27th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Sarah Wilson’s “I Quit Sugar” (IQS) movement has been around for a while, and seemingly continues to build momentum as more Aussies discover and engage with her beliefs and recipes. She has a huge social media presence with thousands of followers, cookbooks outlining IQS philosophy, strategy and recipes, and regularly appears on cooking shows, both […]

107, 2015

Does FIFO Work Increase the Risk of Mental Health Issues?

By |July 1st, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

I read an interesting article from the ABC a couple of weeks ago that reported the findings of a WA parliamentary committee. The committee was looking in to 9 suicides of FIFO workers, however with a lack of verified data, was unable to establish a clear link between the workplace conditions, and the deaths.

What the […]

1506, 2015

Modern Day Slavery in Qatar

By |June 15th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The recent allegations of corruptions and bribery against top FIFA (the world’s governing body for soccer for those tuning out whenever the name or phrase surrounding sport is mentioned) officials has also brought to light the issue of foreign-worker well being on the stadium sites included as part of Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid.

As […]

2705, 2015

Don’t be a Sitting Duck- Effects of Sitting at a Desk all Day

By |May 27th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

I’ve noticed a large amount of research in recent years surrounding health concerns related to sitting all day, or more broadly, our sedentary lifestyles.

The effects of sitting at a desk all day, driving a car, van or truck, or other sedentary roles in the workplace is being linked with health concerns ranging from musculoskeletal dysfunction […]

2203, 2015

3 Ideas For a Culture & Safety Boost

By |March 22nd, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 3 Ideas For a Culture & Safety Boost

Workplace ‘culture’. A phrase you may have heard thrown around occasionally, but one that is vitally important to the productivity, safety and morale of your employees and business as a whole. As defined by yourerc.com: “Culture is the character and personality of your organization. It’s what makes your organization unique and is the sum of […]

1503, 2015

Choosing Electives? Add a White Card to Your List

By |March 15th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Choosing Electives? Add a White Card to Your List

As you approach the later years of high school, or start planning a gap year of work, you have more choice and flexibility in the subjects and industries you study. Though you may not be certain of the career or industry you’d like to work in after finishing school, there are things you can do […]

2402, 2015

“The Conversation we had to Have”

By |February 24th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on “The Conversation we had to Have”

That’s what the press, today’s news and blogs, and various social media platforms are calling last night’s Q&A special on domestic, or family violence. “The conversation we had to have.” Featuring Australian of the Year and brave domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty, the episode took a close look at various cases and viewpoints surrounding the […]

1602, 2015

2 Essential Tips to Finding Construction Work in Sydney | White Card Sydney

By |February 16th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

For backpackers and international travelers, school and TAFE leavers, or any other young people looking to enter the building and construction trade, finding the right job or a stepping stone in where to start looking can be daunting.

With plenty of work always available in labouring, construction and building tasks, jobs in the industry may fund […]

512, 2014

X-mas Tree

By |December 5th, 2014|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Last weekend would have marked a time in common for many, many Australian households- the erecting of the Christmas tree.

Have you ever considered the dangers with such a task? Between storage in elevated, deep (spider infested!) cupboards, scattered trails of lights, kids and pets pulling at branches and decorations, and perhaps a celebratory beverage to […]

2611, 2014

Break-out Area & Staff Room Hygiene

By |November 26th, 2014|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Don’t wait for Friday. Why today? And who drew the short straw this week?

Office kitchenette, break-out area, staff room, or your home office.

The most vigilant of home chefs and domestic food safety experts are let down by the common rogues who treat what should be a social, enjoyable common area with no respect. A breeding […]