Site Management Plan vs WHSE Management System: What’s the difference?

Reported by Admin | 11 Jan, 2017 | 04:31pm

We are often asked by our customers what the difference is between a WHSE Management System and a Site-Specific Safety Management Plan? So how does a site-specific safety management plan differ from a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS)?

Is It Acceptable To Use Generic Safe Work Method Statements?

Reported by Admin | 10 Jan, 2017 | 07:00pm

Is it okay to use generic SWMS? We answer some of your frequently asked questions about generic SWMS.

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

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Perth tyre recycling company fined after worker loses fingers in workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 19 Jan, 2017 | 10:35am

A Perth-based tyre recycling company has been fined $80,000 following a workplace incident in which a worker’s fingers were amputated by a tyre shredder.

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Safe Work Australia publishes Decision Regulation Impact Statement on managing lead risks in the workplace

Reported by Haydee | 18 Jan, 2017 | 04:52pm

Safe Work Australia has recently published a Decision Regulation Impact Statement on Managing risks associated with lead in the workplace: blood lead removal levels and workplace exposure standard.

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Engineering company fined $225,000 over fatal work incident

Reported by Haydee | 18 Jan, 2017 | 12:07pm

An engineering business has been fined $225,000 over the death of a worker in May 2014.

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Safety alert highlights severe burns caused by caustic chemicals used in restaurants and cafes

Reported by Stephen | 18 Jan, 2017 | 10:57am

Safe Work NSW has recently issued a safety alert highlighting the severe skin burns that can be caused to workers from caustic chemicals used in restaurants and cafes.

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Man airlifted after being trapped under hay bale

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jan, 2017 | 10:25pm

Emergency services were called to the New England region of New South Wales on Saturday afternoon after a farm incident involving a man aged in his 60s.

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Seven-year-old boy dies after quad bike incident near Griffith

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jan, 2017 | 10:38pm

A seven-year-old boy has died following a quad bike crash on a property near Griffith.