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Farm safety in the spotlight

Reported by Stephen | 24 Jul, 2019

Farm Safety Week aims to highlight some of the practical steps farmers can take to improve worker health and safety on farms.

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Standing too much at work? It could double your risk of heart disease, study says

Reported by Haydee | 15 Sep, 2017

Several recent studies have confirmed that prolonged sitting can reduce a person’s lifespan while increasing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, but not much attention has been devoted to the effects of prolonged standing at work, despite previous studies linking it to chronic back pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). A new research has …

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Australia’s most dangerous jobs

Reported by Haydee | 07 Sep, 2017

Australia’s top comparison site, www.finder.com.au has recently compiled a list of the most dangerous jobs in the country based on the most recent government data.

A Workers Guide to Commonly Used Safety Tools E-Book

Reported by Monica | 01 May, 2017

With a business, projects, and deadlines to keep in mind, business operators have a lot to keep track of. To add to this, business operators are also required to keep and supply a paper trail of documents to demonstrate compliance with workplace health and safety legislation and standards. Essential for compliance purposes, adequate workplace health and …

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A Workers Guide to Writing a Safe Work Procedure

Reported by Admin | 14 Feb, 2017

Everyday, we encounter instructions to guide us through performing a certain task in the preferred or correct way. Consider the ‘How to Handwash’ or CPR poster commonly found in workplaces and hospitals.

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The Importance of Consultation in Workplace Safety

Reported by Admin | 07 Feb, 2017

The issue of consultation focuses on harnessing the power of the workforce. By harnessing the knowledge, skills and first-hand experience of workers, businesses are able to make better-informed decisions about workplace health and safety matters.

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

Reported by Admin | 11 Jan, 2017

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)?