Safe Work Australia has updated the national guide to classifying hazardous chemicals, providing clear, simple and practical information to help businesses classify the chemicals they use.
WorkSafe WA has developed a checklist to highlight workplace safety issues in sports and recreation clubs.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released a new code of practice for managing emergencies at WA mines.
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 …
Remember: Risks are constantly evolving, make sure you keep an eye on your hazards and ensure control are added as needed to ensure the health and safety of everyone on site.
High Risk Work Licences are in the spotlight again after WorkSafe WA discovered another falsified licence.
Six new release safe work method statements (SWMS) in our updated 2016 template have just been released. These plumbing related SWMS cover the general hazards and controls associated with various plumbing tasks from pump and valve installation, water jetter, roughins plus more. Each SWMS is pre-filled, with generic hazards and control measures, and assesses the …
Spotters are responsible for one of the most important tasks on site, not only are they responsible for ensuring safe machinery movements on site, but also ensuring that plant operators are safe from potential hazards such as overhead power lines.
WorkSafe New Zealand has released its first guide for managing and removing asbestos in the workplace.
Commonly used in warehouse, industrial, transport and logistic settings, the use of forklifts in workplaces can present serious hazards.
No matter how minor an incident or near miss may seem, reporting near misses can be just as important as reporting major incidents.
The presence of powered mobile plant in workplaces presents a range of hazards that have the potential to cause harm to people or damage property.
Safe Work Australia has released a new Guide to Managing Risks of Exposure to Carcinogens in the Workplace.
Our comprehensive library of over 350 SWMS is currently being upgraded by our team of writers. This bi-annual review allows us to make improvements based on feedback from our clients, as well as ensuring the SWMS we provide are up-to-date with current legislation. 2016 Release SWMS Now Available! Brick Block Laying SWMS Concrete (steel …
In an ideal world, every product or service purchased would be consistently delivered of a high quality to satisfy customers.
Another falsified High Risk Work Licence has been discovered in Geraldton, according to WorkSafe WA.
Manufacturers, importers, suppliers and end-users of chemicals will now find it much easier to comply with requirements of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), thanks to a new chemicals database published by Safe Work Australia.
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
Defining a step-by-step process for work tasks, can assist your business in ensuring your workforce can safely complete work tasks. Also commonly referred to as safe work procedures, safe operating procedures are ideal for training purposes, as they map out the exact steps that workers should follow to complete tasks. Tip: Keep your Safe Operating …