Implementing ISO 9001 Quality Management System

Reported by Admin | 07 Dec, 2016 | 05:02am

The thought of having to implement an ISO standard can be a daunting process for business operators, especially when impending deadlines are involved. To help with this, we have put together a basic guide outlining the process of ISO 9001 implementation

Beat The Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Workers

Reported by Monica | 22 Nov, 2016 | 06:52am

The warmer months are now upon us and with the hot weather comes an increased risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat stress and heat stroke occurring. Did you know! Workers in extremely hot environments can lose up to a litre of fluid every hour Heatstroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases Heat …

New 2016 SWMS Template Release

Reported by Monica | 17 Nov, 2016 | 01:16pm

Our comprehensive library of over 350 SWMS is currently being upgraded by our team of writers. This bi-annual review allows us to ensure the SWMS we provide are current, as well as incorporating improvements based on feedback from you, our clients. SWMS reviewed according to our continual improvement processes, will be released for purchase, as …

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Workplaces reminded to make safety a priority in the lead-up to Christmas

Reported by Haydee | 09 Dec, 2016 | 04:35pm

WorkSafe WA is reminding all businesses to make workers’ safety a top priority in the lead-up to Christmas.

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VIC company convicted and fined after worker’s hand was skinned by machine

Reported by Haydee | 09 Dec, 2016 | 03:32pm

A Geelong-based company was convicted and fined $26,000 in the Geelong Magistrates Court for failing to provide a safe working environment and failing to provide and maintain plant that was safe and without risks to health.

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New Code of Practice to reduce horse-related injuries and deaths in NSW

Reported by Haydee | 09 Dec, 2016 | 01:43pm

The NSW Government announced Australia’s first dedicated Code of Practice for managing risks when new riders interact with horses in the workplace.

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Young apprentice injured in workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 09 Dec, 2016 | 12:29pm

A young apprentice partially severed two fingers and a thumb while working at a residential building site in Denman Prospect Thursday afternoon.

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Canberra rail worker hospitalised after electric shock

Reported by Stephen | 09 Dec, 2016 | 12:48pm

WorkSafe ACT is investigating after a contract worker on Canberra’s light rail project was reportedly thrown two metres by an electric shock on Wednesday.

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Pilot injured after light plane crashes in Hopeland

Reported by Stephen | 09 Dec, 2016 | 12:03pm

A pilot has suffered minor injuries after his light plane crashed in Western Australia.