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)?

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Implementing ISO 9001 Quality Management System

Reported by Admin | 07 Dec, 2016

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

Safe System of Work VS SWMS: Are they the same?

Reported by Monica | 01 Nov, 2016

Two tools that can assist organisations in creating safe work environments are safe systems of work and safe work method statements. But what are they? Aren’t they the same thing and how do they help me manage safety in the workplace?

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A workers guide to High Risk Construction SWMS

Reported by Monica | 12 Aug, 2016

In Australia, it is a legislative requirement that a written Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is produced for work which is determined to be High Risk Construction Work under the WHS Regulations. Where any Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs) must ensure that SWMS are developed for all high risk construction work prior to …

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Risk Assessment Form vs Job Safety Analysis: What’s The Difference?

Reported by Monica | 08 Jun, 2016

Every workplace no matter the industry has hazards. Hazards have the potential to cause injury, harm or damage and for this reason being able to identify hazards and control them is crucial to keeping your workforce safe, and property free from damage. T

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How to Increase Safety Awareness in Just Five Minutes with Take 5 Checklists

Reported by Monica | 07 Jun, 2016

Everyone agrees that safety in the workplace is important. It helps ensure your own safety and the safety of those around you, allowing us to return home alive to our family and friends at the end of each day. And yet everyday shortcuts in safety are taken to get jobs done faster. Or safety is …

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

Reported by Monica | 25 May, 2016

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.