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Safe Operating Procedures, also commonly referred to as Safe Work Procedures aim to reduce the risk of performing a work task.

Why you need to create Safe Operating Procedures to improve workplace safety?

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Ensure you’re providing a safe place of work for everyone who enters your business, with our ready to use Health & Safety at Work Management Systems (HSWMS).

Safety management systems to Help New Zealand businesses comply with legislation now available

Controlling fire and explosion risks in the workplace

Reported by Stephen | 30 May, 2016 | 10:46am

Fire and explosion can result in serious injuries or death of workers and others, as well as significant damage to property. Fire and explosion can occur on construction sites, when transporting dangerous goods, in restaurants, gas cylinder stores and in auto repair shops.

Why you need to create Safe Operating Procedures to improve workplace safety?

Reported by Monica | 25 May, 2016 | 08:46am

Safe Operating Procedures (SOPs) can play an integral part of day-to-day workplace operations, training and risk management. A Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) needs to ensure workers are adequately trained to reduce the likelihood of injuries occurring, a Safe Operating Procedures provides a way to deliver this training.

Safety management systems to Help New Zealand businesses comply with legislation now available

Reported by Monica | 20 May, 2016 | 09:32am

SafetyCulture has developed a suite of HSWMS to assist New Zealand PCBUs in implementing safe work processes into their businesses.

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Drivers reminded to make safety a priority

Reported by Haydee | 27 May, 2016 | 06:13pm

Safe Work Australia called on all those driving vehicles to consider work health and safety practices in their workplace and to ensure all safety measures are in place.

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Crane topples at Pimpama, injures two men

Reported by Stephen | 27 May, 2016 | 04:29pm

Two men were injured Wednesday morning after the mobile crane they were in rolled over in South East Queensland.

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Safe Work Australia provides information on new international system of chemical labelling and classification

Reported by Haydee | 26 May, 2016 | 02:06pm

The Commonwealth, several states, and territories in the country have adopted the GHS with the introduction of the Work Health and Safety Act on 1 January 2012, with a five-year transition period for full implementation by 1 January 2017.

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Queensland still has Australia’s lowest average workers’ compensation premiums

Reported by Haydee | 26 May, 2016 | 12:30pm

According to MS Grace, WorkCover Queensland average premiums would remain at $1.20 per $100 in wages paid in 2016-17.

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Chemical company fined 5K for its failure to report a dangerous goods incident

Reported by Haydee | 26 May, 2016 | 12:27pm

A chemical supply company has been fined $5000 for failing to report a dangerous goods incident which resulted in burn injuries to a worker.

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Worker injured after becoming trapped in trench

Reported by Stephen | 26 May, 2016 | 10:42am

A workplace incident at a Victorian power station has left a worker in hospital with serious injuries.