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How to Identify Work Hazards

How to Identify Work Hazards

Do you know how to spot safety hazards at work? Even though you may think you work in a relatively trouble-free workplace, the statistics say otherwise. Let’s take a look at the top workplace hazards that may be hiding right in your own office space, and how to avoid becoming a victim.

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Public Comment and Consultation

Public Comment and Consultation

Public comment period open for five new model Codes of Practice: Five new national work health and safety model Codes of Practice are currently open for public comment. They are: Safe Design, Manufacture, Import and Supply of Plant Working in the Vicinity of Overhead and Underground Electrical Lines Traffic Management in Workplaces Scaffolding Work Formwork […]

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Managing Hazards In The Building Industry

Managing Hazards In The Building Industry

Working in the building industry can pose serious hazards.  Here are some basic tips to help manage those hazards to protect your staff and other contractors working on site.  Remember, Safety Concepts has a consulting service, so if you need assistance with anything please feel free to contact us for more information! General •Ensure work method […]

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Keeping Safe at Work When Nursing

Keeping Safe at Work When Nursing

Nursing Australia recognises that employees should be able to contribute to the identification and implementation of practical solutions to help maintain a safe working environment. The onus is on everyone to be responsible for safety and to strive to eliminate potential hazards. 1) Dealing with Aggression Healthcare workers may be exposed to patients, family members […]

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Going Paperless for Fire Safety

Going Paperless for Fire Safety

If you have a good memory you may remember in the article: Fire Safety at Work that the average offices exceed fire regulations due to the tonnes of loose paper scattered …

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The Importance of House Keeping

The Importance of House Keeping

House keeping is a major issue when it comes to safety in the workplace. Too often hazards are purposely overlooked due to a “that’s not my job” or “I didn’t do it – let someone else fix it” …

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Death on Qld Building Site

Death on Qld Building Site

Today in Brisbane approx. 2000 construction workers gathered in Queens Park to support the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union’s (CFMEU) efforts to have the Australian Building …

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Looking for Hazards in the Workplace

Looking for Hazards in the Workplace

While every workplace should make sure there are procedures in place in case there was an accident, we all know the importance of avoiding these incidents before they have the potential …

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