Category: Hazard ID


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 […]


Noise in the Workplace – What You Should Know!

This fantastic publication issued by WorkSafe SA provides great information on: noise and risks to health relevant noise legislation what employers, workers and self-employed persons should know noise and hearing protectors noise hazard identification checklist decibel levels of common sounds where you can get further information Click to view the publication on Noise We’d love to hear your […]


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 […]


How to Reduce Sharps Injuries

Preventing sharps injury is one of the most important OHS issues for health care workers today. There is much more that can be done to protect nurses and doctors from sharps injuries like …


Workplace Bullying and the Work Health and Safety Act 2012

by Bernie Althofer AFAIM, Managing Director of EGL I Assessments Pty Ltd

The OHS harmonization process will revolutionise how individuals and organisations approach workplace bullying …


How to Avoid RSI at Work

Almost one in five office workers suffer from repetitive strain injury (RSI) according to a report by the New York based Institute for Occupational Safety and Health …


Mines Safety Shake-Up in WA

The WA State Government has announced a major shake-up of safety in the resources industry and called for an improvement in mines safety record …


Mock Funeral Gives US Lawmakers a Message

A mock funeral procession was recently held in L.A. as part of a “memorial day” rally honoring workers injured or killed in the workplace each year …


First Aid Officer Ratios

What is the acceptable ratio of First Aid Officers to Employees?

After scouring workplace safety documents and not found any satisfactory answers, a colleague and WHSO …


Top Ten Facts About Office Temperature

Office temperatures that are too hot or too cold are one of the most common complaints amongst staff in a work environment and contribute…