Safety Management

Top Ten Mistakes We Can Make While Managing OHS

by Dave Collins on March 3, 2017

Top Ten Mistakes We Can Make While Managing OHS By Alan Quilley The challenge of managing the many aspects of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) at our places of work at times can feel overwhelming. There are many legal, moral and financial reasons for us to pay attention to our OHS obligations. With all of […]

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Don’t Eat The Play Doh

by Dave Collins on May 11, 2016

Don’t Eat The Play Doh Guest Post As the father of two children, I am no stranger to risk… Usually, this is the risk of having said two children jumping up and down on my stomach, or the risk of there being a sit-down mutiny before bedtime. Of course, when you become a parent suddenly […]

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4 Tips On How To Get Health and Safety Buy-In

by Dave Collins on May 10, 2016

4 Tips On How To Get Health and Safety Buy-In Guest post Workplace health and safety often gets a bad rep – just mention forms, paperwork, inspections, rules, procedures and watch eyes instantly begin to glaze over. Whilst this nature of the job can’t be changed, health and safety professionals sometimes don’t help themselves by […]

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Who wants to be a safety professional?

by Dave Collins on April 5, 2015

Who wants to be a safety professional? First published here: www.safetyrisk.net I have been following a trail of conversations on Linkedin in the SIA Group. There is a big push on to have safety people gain accreditation, and I have to ask myself why? The SIA is Victorian based, and a corporate body, represented primarily […]

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A Clean Lab is a Safe Lab

by Dave Collins on March 31, 2015

A Clean Lab is a Safe Lab Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety (NZ) 2015 – Released Laboratories are vulnerable to hazardous and dangerous situations. Therefore, it is essential that all risks are identified, assessed, monitored and reviewed to ensure a safe working environment for all workers. Due to this, Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with Science […]

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SAFETY IN ACTION BRISBANE REGISTRATION OPENS

by Dave Collins on February 13, 2015

  SAFETY IN ACTION BRISBANE REGISTRATION OPENS       Morning David, For the last fifteen years, the Safety in Action series of exhibitions have been the meeting place for the Australian safety industry. It is an event the industry trust. You can now be part of the first 2015 Safety in Action Exhibition! Get […]

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Top 10 Things About Safety and Risk That Only a Handful of People Know This may seem like a pretty random topic for a blog post and that is because um, it is! Last night I got sent a link to a random blog post generator so I decided to try it out and this […]

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Working Without Safety is a Dead End Job

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

Working Without Safety is a Dead End Job In today’s competitive environment, gaining the upper hand on your competitors is vital to secure and sustain on going work for your business. My 30 + years in the construction industry has taught me that contractors are very very good at what they do, they can construct […]

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SAFETY COMPLIANCE vs SAFETY EFFECTIVE ?

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

SAFETY COMPLIANCE vs SAFETY EFFECTIVE ? Are your SAFETY documents EFFECTIVE ? There is a lot of talk in certain circles about the effectiveness of a number of “outside of legislation” requirements that builders and subcontractors are having to adhere to. The reasons for this are many and too long to take up within this […]

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Scissors, Paper, Rock !!!

by Dave Collins on November 28, 2014

Scissors, Paper, Rock !!! Is this how you determine the control measures for hazards identified in your work activities ! Sounds a bit childish I know, but with some of the incidents that occur on sites it could be interpreted that this is how work teams have determined to control a hazard. Whilst risk assessment […]

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How Warehouse Managers can educate their staff on the importance of safety procedures Every Warehouse Manager knows that maintaining a safe and productive environment is the hallmark of success. This involves not only being familiar in health and safety legislation and clearly documenting your policy, but also ensuring that staff fully understand and observe all […]

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Rail Safety For All Industry Members

by Dave Collins on October 13, 2014

Rail Safety For All Industry Members Rail Industry Guide to Safety 2014/15 – Released In a collaborative effort, Pro-Visual Publishing and the National Rail Safety Regulator have recently released their up-to-date Rail Industry Guide to Safety 2014/15. This year’s guide aims to inform all rail industry members of the ONRSR’s current plans for keeping safety […]

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What Your Workplace Inspection Checklist Should Contain

by Dave Collins on September 8, 2014

What Your Workplace Inspection Checklist Should Contain Identifying workplace hazards can eliminate incidences of injury or health scares. The best way to do this would be to arrange a workplace inspection. Health and safety inspections provide a tremendous opportunity for scrutinising certain areas of (or the entire) workplace. Aside from hazard identification, the process also […]

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Good Laboratory Practice

by Dave Collins on September 5, 2014

Good Laboratory Practice Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2014/15 – Released Within a laboratory, there are multiple safety procedures that must be taken to ensure that a workplace is operated smoothly and efficiently. Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with Science Industry Australia and Australasian Laboratory Managers Association, proudly announces its newest edition of the Laboratory Guide […]

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Safety for Beauty Therapists

by Dave Collins on September 3, 2014

WHS Guidelines and Intense Pulsed Light Safety Information for Beauty Therapists Spa & Beauty Guide to Safety & Hygiene 2014/15 – Released Pro-Visual Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the 2014/15 edition of their highly successful Spa & Beauty Guide to Safety & Hygiene. Pro-Visual Publishing has worked alongside the Association of Professional […]

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Automotive Mechanics Guide to Workplace Safety

by Dave Collins on August 16, 2014

Essential Automotive Guide For Mechanics Automotive Mechanics Guide to Workplace Safety – Released In collaboration with the Motor Traders’ Association state-wide, Pro-Visual Publishing is excited to announce its recent edition of the Automotive Mechanics Guide to Workplace Safety. The guide aims to bring forth the important health and safety issues to all employers and employees […]

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Safety Guidelines for the Forestry Sector

by Dave Collins on August 13, 2014

Safety Guidelines for the Forestry Sector Forestry Sector Guide to Safety 2014/15 – Released It is with great pleasure to announce this year’s edition of the Forestry Sector Guide to Safety. Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with the Log Transport Safety Council, has produced an informative and updated guide that aims to provide safety awareness and […]

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Why Safety Checklists Are Important In Maintaining High Standards Of Operations Daily operations — no matter how familiar every member of the organisation is with all the processes — can still present certain risks, especially when there are people who, despite knowing all the steps, do without some of them so tasks can be carried […]

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6 Safety Items Your Business Needs to Invest in Today

by Dave Collins on August 11, 2014

6 Safety Items Your Business Needs to Invest in Today Security is an often overlooked aspect of running a business, but it’s definitely one of the most important. Most people think that nothing will ever happen to them, but that’s the wrong mindset to have. Customers and employees should always feel good about being in […]

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