Managing Safety in Clubs

by Dave Collins on January 24, 2018



Managing Safety in Clubs

Club Managers Guide to Workplace Safety 2018 – Released

clubsClub Managers have a legal obligation to provide a workplace that is safe and healthy for employees and patrons. Therefore, being proactive about safety and understanding WHS obligations is essential to maintaining health and safety – so that everyone can return home the same way they left it, without injury.

Pro-Visual Publishing, in cooperation with the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation, has released the latest edition of the Club Managers Guide to Workplace Safety, now with interactive Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities.

The Guide covers a range of topics including:

· Staff training: response to holdup and violent situations.

· Emergency preparedness and evacuation.

· Hazardous substances and cellar safety.

· Safe manual handling.

· First aid and infection control.



With the element of AR, guides are transformed into a training resource and a portal for further resources, accessible via the free Pro-Vis AR app. Displaying the Guide will assist Club Managers in meeting their WHS obligations as well as provide essential health and safety information to all workers within the club.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Club Managers Guide to Workplace Safety 2018. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge.”

– John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health & safety, food safety & hygiene, and wellbeing information resource guides. Each guide is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s guides are vital resources to ensure workers return home exactly the way they came to work.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email marketing@provisual.com.au or visit www.provisual.com.au

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or ddavenport@provisual.com.au



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Interact with Laboratory Safety

by Dave Collins on January 24, 2018

Interact with Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2018 – Released

labsPro-Visual Publishing’s 2018 edition of the Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety, is supported by Science Industry Australia (SIA), the Australasian Laboratory Managers Association (ALMA) and the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation (NSCA).

The interactive Guide provides information on key Workplace Health and Safety hazards and risks known to be associated with the Laboratory Industry. It is designed to deliver practical safety tips to help manage risks and avoid unnecessary illness and injuries to workers and visitors. Key topics in this year’s Guide, include:

· Risk assessment.

· Good laboratory practice.

· Hygiene and basic housekeeping guidelines.

· Hazardous substances and toxicity – storage and disposal of laboratory chemicals.

· Sterilisation procedures in laboratories.

In addition to the printed Guide, interactive resources and further information can be

accessed by scanning the Guide using the free Pro-Vis AR app. The interactivity is engaging for staff members and ideal to utilise during staff training.

I would like to thank all of the sponsors of the Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2018. Their support has made it possible for the guide to be distributed free of charge” – John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is a group of dedicated professionals providing wall-mounted health, wellbeing and safety guides to over 40 different industries. For more than 20 years, we have been the leading specialists in this market. We aim to continually engage and educate via up-to-date information and interactive resources, with the overall motivation being to ensure greater heath and safety outcomes.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611,

email marketing@provisual.com.au or visit www.provisual.com.au

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or ddavenport@provisual.com.au

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Safety in Australian Food Businesses

by Dave Collins on January 24, 2018

Safety in Australian Food Businesses

Food Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2017/18 – Released

food guideFood safety standards place obligations on Australian food businesses to produce food that is safe and suitable to eat. As a result, health and safety knowledge is vital for all workers involved in the industry.

Pro-Visual Publishing, in partnership with Food Standards Australia New Zealand and Australian Food Microbiology, has released the latest edition of the Food Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety, addressing current health and safety topics, with interactive Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities.

The interactive guide covers a range of topics, such as:

· Tips for testing as part of a verification program.

· Food handler hygiene.

· Receiving food safely.

· Thermometers and using them with potentially hazardous food.

By displaying the guide in the workplace, workers can refer to the information on-the-go and ensure that safety is kept top of mind. With the element of AR, guides are transformed into a training resource and a portal for further resources relevant to the food manufacturing industry. All resources are accessible via the free Pro-Vis AR app.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Food Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2017/18. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge.”

– John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health & safety, food safety & hygiene, and wellbeing information resource guides. Each guide is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s guides are vital resources to ensure workers return home exactly the way they came to work.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email marketing@provisual.com.au or visit www.provisual.com.au

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or ddavenport@provisual.com.au

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Everyday Learning with Children

January 24, 2018

Everyday Learning with Children National Guide to Early Childhood Education 2017/18 – Released A child’s learning environment is everywhere, not just the classroom. As a parent or career, your role in a child’s early years are important, as you are the first teacher in their life. The 2017/18 edition of the National Guide to Early […]

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Caring for You and Your Baby

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Ride to Live. Ride to be Safe.

January 24, 2018

Ride to Live. Ride to be Safe. National Guide to Road Safety 2017/18 – Released Reduce the risks. Allow bigger safety margins. It takes years of practice to get to a point where you can react instantly and correctly to a sudden, serious mistake – the way experienced drivers do. Opinions differ on what’s correct […]

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Water Safety Saves Lives

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SAFETY COMES FIRST

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SAFETY COMES FIRST Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released Handling livestock is a dangerous activity. Livestock producers, livestock transport operators and livestock handlers are at risk when moving livestock to different locations, separating, loading or unloading on properties or at saleyards, and undertaking animal husbandry. These risks include being crushed, kicked, trampled […]

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No Stress over Heat Stress

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3 consequences when you neglect WHS standards

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Past and Present Classifications of the Australian Slip Testing Standards

October 17, 2017

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Safeguarding Electrical Industry Workers

October 16, 2017

Safeguarding Electrical Industry Workers Electrical Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released It is vital to follow correct health and safety precautions to ensure every electrician returns home the same way they left, without injury. Pro-Visual Publishing, in conjunction with the National Electrical and Communications Association, has released the latest edition of the Electrical […]

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Interact with Safety in the Sugarcane Sector

October 16, 2017

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Building Better Safety Outcomes

October 16, 2017

Building Better Safety Outcomes Automotive Mechanics Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released There are several hazards associated with automotive workshops that automotive mechanics are exposed to on a daily basis. Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with the Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers (IAME) and the Australian Association of Progressive Repairers (AAPR) has released the latest […]

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Finally – A tech safety solution for non-techs

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Free AS4801 Audit Tools and Checklists

August 14, 2017

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Free WHS Manual Template

August 14, 2017

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Prioritising Safety in the HVAC & R Industry

August 14, 2017

Prioritising Safety in the HVAC & R Industry HVAC & R Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released Workers in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry are exposed to a number of risks on a daily basis. Therefore, being proactive about safety and understanding WHS obligations is essential to maintain health and […]

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