SafeWork SA reminds workplaces to protect workers from heat stress

Reported by Haydee | 02 Jan, 2013

SafeWork SA reminds workplaces to ensure they have established ways to protect workers from heat as temperatures are forecast to rise above 40C over the coming days. A/Executive Director Robin Scott said hot weather should always be considered when planning work activities. “Heat stress can afflict workers at outdoor locations such as construction sites, storage …

Industrial accident survivor speaks for OH&S Awareness across Australia

Reported by Haydee | 20 Dec, 2011

Health and safety is a personal responsibility. This is what Ian Johnson wants to emphasise as a speaker for occupational health and safety awareness. An industrial accident survivor himself, Ian Johnson delivers a powerful presentation for Health and Safety Awareness. Ian was involved in a serious industrial accident in 1991 where he suffered severe burns …