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.


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.


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.


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.


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.