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ACT Government cracking down on on Construction Industry

ACT Government cracking down on on Construction Industry

In a large scale crack down on the local construction industry the ACT government is sending a clear message that the industry recent safety record will not be tolerated. The strong action is in response to a damning independent review called ”Getting Home Safely”, into the industry that has seen the government adopt all the […]

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Company Fined $50,000 over Electric Shock Incident

A Mulgrave sign installation company has been convicted and fined $50,000 over an incident that left a worker with severe burns to his body after he suffered an electric shock. Southern Ultimate Sign Installations Pty Ltd (Southern USI) pleaded guilty at the Heidelberg Magistrates’ Court this week to one charge of failing to provide a […]

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The Importance of Safety Training

The Importance of Safety Training

OHSA provides a great insight into the importance of training; Employers must have an overall safety program including relative site specific safety information where applicable. The safety training program should cover topics such as: Accident Prevention and Safety Promotion Safety Compliance Accident and Emergency Response Personal Protective Equipment Safety Practices Equipment and Machinery Chemical and […]

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Building an OHS Induction Program

Building an OHS Induction Program

Workplace Health and Safety Inductions are essential tools for organizations serious about meeting their obligations under workplace laws. Here are some key tips and guidelines …

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Safety Professional Fellowship

Safety Professional Fellowship

International Association of Safety Professionals Launches ANZ Chapter

The Australian and New Zealand Chapter of the International Association of Safety Professionals was launched …

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Managing Violence and Robbery in the Workplace

Managing Violence and Robbery in the Workplace

By being aware and having a plan in place before an act of violence occurs in your workplace, you will have a far greater chance …

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The Art of Constructive Criticism

The Art of Constructive Criticism

Constructive Criticism – now there’s an oxymoron if I’ve ever heard one! Indeed, constructive criticism is one sure way to get a work colleague’s back up …

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Lifting Your Profits Without Hurting Your Back

Lifting Your Profits Without Hurting Your Back

Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

This article has been supplied by Brad Matthews of Winning Safety. Winning Safety uses a process that goes beyond …

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Safety While Driving Long Distances

Safety While Driving Long Distances

You’d be surprised at the number of people who believe that driving long distances is not that dangerous a workload. When someone mentioned that since …

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Getting Staff Keen about Safety

Getting Staff Keen about Safety

I think the 60billion dollar question is “How do you get staff keen to be involved with safety in the workplace”?

Sometimes it is a challenge – in particular if staff have ingrained attitudes …

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