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Finalists announced for 2017 WorkSafe Victoria Awards

Reported by Stephen | 27 Sep, 2017

The finalists for the 2017 WorkSafe Awards have been announced, with twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals included in the list.

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Crane operator fined over worker’s injury

Reported by Haydee | 29 Aug, 2017

A crane operator and his business partner have been fined $15,000 plus $3,577 in costs after a dogman suffered electrical burns when he operated the crane too close to power lines.

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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.

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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.

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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)?