Construction safety

Prioritising Safety in the HVAC & R Industry

by Dave Collins on 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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Promoting a Positive Safety Culture

by Dave Collins on August 14, 2017

Promoting a Positive Safety Culture VIC Construction Site Safety Guide 2017/18 – Released When workers engage with safety, it can mean the difference between life and death. To help ensure a positive safety culture is promoted and upheld, Pro-Visual Publishing, in partnership with the Australian Constructors Association (ACA), Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) and the National […]

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Building Safety Knowledge

by Dave Collins on May 30, 2017

Building Safety Knowledge WA Construction Site Safety Guide 2017/18 – Released Pro-Visual Publishing, in conjunction with the Master Builders Association of Western Australia, has released the latest edition of the WA Construction Site Safety Guide, with augmented reality (AR) capabilities. The highly visible information contained within the guide provides a constant reminder to follow proper […]

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Coles Myer Contractor Induction

by Dave Collins on March 26, 2017

Coles Myer Contractor Induction Coles Group Inductions (Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Coles) Use this link: http://contractor.colesgroup.com.au/contractorinduction/default.asp Make sure you read their information pack first:  http://contractor.colesgroup.com.au/documents/getDocument.asp If you have already successfully completed the Contractor General Safety Induction, but have misplaced or lost your card then you can reprint a new one here: http://contractor.colesgroup.com.au/contractorinduction/ContractorRePrint.asp  NB: WE are not associated with […]

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Safe Work Practices Means Safe People

by Dave Collins on March 26, 2017

Safe Work Practices Means Safe People Plumbing Industry Guide to Safety 2017/18 – Released The nature of the plumbing industry presents a variety of potential hazards. It is vital for employers, employees and supervisors to learn safe practices in the workplace to ensure their own and others health and safety. Pro-Visual Publishing, in affiliation with […]

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Your Duty as a PCBU

by Dave Collins on January 19, 2017

Your Duty as a PCBU NSW Construction Site Safety Guide 2017 – Released Falls from height is the number one cause of fatality or permanent disability in the Construction Industry. PCBUs must follow strict guidelines to ensure they are managing the risk of falls at the construction site. Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with Master Builders […]

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Safety is Your Best Tool

by Dave Collins on December 7, 2016

Safety is Your Best Tool QLD Construction Site Safety Guide 2016/17 – Released According to Safe Work Australia, in 2015 there was a total of 18 fatalities in the Construction Industry. So far this year there have been another 18 fatalities. With the recent incident in North Sydney, where three workers were dangling inside the […]

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Taking Construction Safety To New Heights

by Dave Collins on July 28, 2016

Taking Construction Safety To New Heights VIC Construction Site Safety Guide 2016/17 – Released After the success of their interactive NSW, QLD and WA Construction Site Safety Guides, Pro-Visual Publishing, in partnership with the Australian Construction Industry Forum and the Australian Constructors Association, has released the latest edition of the VIC Construction Site Safety Guide, […]

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Identify, Manage and Reduce Hazards in the HVAC Industry HVAC & R Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17 – Released Workers in the HVAC & R industry are exposed to a number of risks on a daily basis. Pro-Visual Publishing, in partnership with the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association of Australia, has released the […]

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WORK SAFE SO YOU GO HOME SAFE

by Dave Collins on March 21, 2016

WORK SAFE SO YOU GO HOME SAFE National Guide to Public Works and Services Safety 2016/17 – Released The public works and services industry poses many hazardous risks to workers, visitors and pedestrians. With the release of the 2016/17 edition of the National Guide to Public Works and Services Safety, Pro-Visual Publishing alongside the Institute […]

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Taking Construction Safety To New Heights

by Dave Collins on March 14, 2016

Taking Construction Safety To New Heights WA Construction Site Safety Guide 2016 – Released Thirty-five construction site workers are critically injured every day and over a quarter of onsite fatalities are caused by falls from heights. Pro-Visual Publishing, in conjunction with the Master Builders Association of Western Australia, has released the latest edition of the […]

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A Safe Workplace Means Safe Workers

by Dave Collins on March 2, 2016

A Safe Workplace Means Safe Workers Plumbing Industry Guide to Safety 2016/17 – Released Plumbers and plumbing apprentices are exposed to a number of gas and electrical hazards on a daily basis. Pro-Visual Publishing, in affiliation with Master Plumbers Associations across Australia, has released the latest edition of the Plumbing Industry Guide to Safety, with […]

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QLD Construction Site Safety Guide

by Dave Collins on February 3, 2016

Safety Toolbox Meetings Reach Engaging New Heights QLD Construction Site Safety Guide 2015/16 – Released Thirty-five construction site workers are severely injured each day and over a quarter of onsite fatalities are caused by falls from heights. These hard-hitting facts show just how important it is for construction workers to understand the risks they face […]

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Make it Your Mission to Work in a Safe Condition

by Dave Collins on December 7, 2015

Make it Your Mission to Work in a Safe Condition NSW Construction Site Safety Guide 2015/16 – Released Pro-Visual Publishing is proud to announce its first Augmented Reality (AR) capable construction guide. The 2015/16 edition of the NSW Construction Site Safety Guide features interactive content that allows users to engage with the guide on a […]

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Free construction checklist templates

by Dave Collins on November 27, 2015

Download free construction checklist templates from SafetyCulture These are just some of the 57,000 checklist templates in the iAuditor library. You can customise these in seconds using iAuditor’s simple drag and drop template editor. ISO 9001:2008 Checklist More than one million organisations worldwide have adopted the principles and achieved certification to the requirements of ISO […]

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Balustrade and Railing Height Regulations

by Dave Collins on October 5, 2015

Balustrade and Railing Height Regulations One of the most common searches on this site is in regards to the legal heights of balcony railings and balustrades. The main query we receive is whether existing railing needs to be modified to meet the current building code if it was built prior to the current code and […]

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Free BCA Building Audit Checklist

by Dave Collins on September 13, 2015

Free BCA Building Audit Checklist Here is a general checklist from Racing NSW which covers most of the important aspects DOWNLOAD HERE  If you want to pay for one (and we haven’t reviewed it as yet) the Building Designers Association of QLD are charging $154 for their BCA Compliance Checklist Vol 1 & 2

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Protecting Workers in Construction

by Dave Collins on June 29, 2015

Protecting Workers in Construction VIC Construction Site Safety Guide 2015/16 – Released There are many hazards associated with work performed on construction sites. Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation and Safe Work Australia, has released the 2015/16 edition of the VIC Construction Site Safety Guide. This will assist construction […]

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Confidence in Contractor Safety

by Dave Collins on June 8, 2015

Confidence in Contractor Safety First posted here: http://yoursafetymentor.com/2015/06/07/contractors/ In the past it was thought using contractors meant we didn’t have to worry about safety.  In fact, some company’s thought contracting out safety was the key to minimising the cost of safety. Oh, how wrong these business leaders were in this belief! Every business has a […]

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