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Monday, 13 July 2015 00:00

A safer workplace with Sayfa

Fact: In 2010 – 2011 there were 7,730 claims for serious injury as a result of falls from heights. This equates to 21 employees per day lodging a falls related claim! Typically these claims resulted in over six weeks off…
Published in OHS&R
Friday, 10 October 2014 14:15

Risk Management Regulated

Risk Management Regulated Risk management principles have been recognised as best practice and good corporate governance by public and private sector entities in Australia at least since the issue of the first Australian Standard AS/NZS 4360 in 1995. This standard…
Published in OHS&R
Friday, 10 October 2014 13:56

Ensuring Effective Risk Management

Ensuring Effective Risk Management Best practice: Enterprise Risk Management Historically, risk management has tended to focus on the negative – how do we identify what might go wrong? How bad will things get if it does? How can we stop…
Published in OHS&R
The safety of workplaces on or beside roads has traditionally depended on the behaviour of motorists. In late 2002 and for a period of 26 months, Victoria experienced the worst road-related worksite fatality period on record when eight people were…
Published in OHS&R
Thursday, 20 December 2012 17:41

Managing risk in the OHS landscape

Scott Minchin and Tarique MacDonald-Razvi report on the ‘Top Five’ principles that will help guide organisations toward their risk management outcomes. The Courts will look at the facts of each case as practical people would look, not with the benefit…
Published in OHS&R
Thursday, 20 December 2012 17:27

Avoid costly injury lawsuits

Identifying ergonomic risks is the first step to overcoming the injurious affects of musculoskeletal strain injuries caused by office working environments, writes Ted Dohrmann. With around 190,000 people employed in local government around the country, it is in the best…
Published in OHS&R
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 01:35

Better training results in better outcomes

Established in 1986, First 5 Minutes has become Australasia’s most experienced specialist provider of emergency procedures, training and compliance solutions, providing a full range of consulting services for all types of facilities. The company has kept pace with changing times…
Published in OHS&R
Sunday, 16 December 2012 23:20

Dy-Mark

Since 1964 Dy-Mark has continued to be a leading force in the innovative manufacture and distribution of top quality specialised marking paints and coatings. Our rigorous product development and testing programmes have grown our product range to include: turf marking,…
Published in OHS&R
Saturday, 15 December 2012 19:53

How safe is your work site

Do you want peace of mind knowing that the safety of your workforce is secure while still being productive? It is achievable! Many organisations display their “Zero Harm” Policy or a “That’s Not Right” Procedure proudly as a part of…
Published in OHS&R
Saturday, 15 December 2012 19:08

Bring safety onsite - The Blackwoods way

Protecting workers in the modern Australian workplace has become the highest priority for most companies in any industry. Focus is often given to the final stage in the hierarchy of controls – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). However, when dealing with…
Published in OHS&R
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