Combustible cladding found in Queensland’s Princess Alexandra Hospital

Reported by Haydee | 20 Jul, 2017

Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said results of initial tests at a University of Queensland laboratory confirm information of combustible cladding used at the hospital. He said a more detailed test on a large section of the façade is now necessary.

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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.


Why Your Business Needs to Establish Document Control Processes

Reported by Admin | 30 Jan, 2017

Document management processes can cost organisations significant amounts of money when not managed properly. Consider the amount of time wasted on locating paper documents, copying and printing multiple documents for a particular project, searching computers for documents and updating of documents that are the wrong version. All of this time spent on locating, printing and …

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Tips to reduce risk of excessive occupational sitting

Reported by Haydee | 24 Jan, 2017

Physical inactivity and excessive occupational sitting can lead to serious health conditions including obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer, as well as serious injuries.


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)?


Safety blitz to target demolition sites in Victoria

Reported by Stephen | 28 Nov, 2016

WorkSafe Victoria is continuing its efforts to reduce work-related injuries and fatalities by focusing on dangerous and sub-standard demolition work across the state.


Motor mechanic suffers radiator burns

Reported by Stephen | 16 Nov, 2016

A motor mechanic suffered serious burns to his face after the radiator of the car he was working on spewed hot fluid on his face.