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3 consequences when you neglect WHS standards

 3 consequences when you neglect WHS standards Accidents can happen when you do not have effective procedures in place to comply with the Work Health & Safety Act 2011. It is essential to stay up to speed with the latest Australian laws by upskilling your team with a WHS course to reduce the risk of…

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Office Safety Workplace Safety

Managing and Mitigating Risks within Facility Management

Managing and Mitigating Risks within Facility Management Facilities Managers Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released Managing risks associated with hazardous workspaces and keeping up-to-date with current WHS legislation is the responsibility of every Facility Manager. To help assist Facility Managers in complying with their legal responsibilities and duties, Pro-Visual Publishing has released the 2017/18…

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Workplace Safety

How To Implement Safety Measures And Prevent Work-Related Injuries

How To Implement Safety Measures And Prevent Work-Related Injuries In 2014, a farm company was sued and fined for $450,000 after the death of a teenage boy in a forklift incident. The son of the owner brought his two friends at the farm to help harvest snow peas. A staff explained the procedures before leaving…

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Why most employees will ignore your new safety instructions (and how to change this)

Why most employees will ignore your new safety instructions (and how to change this) Have you ever implemented a new set of safety measures on your worksite, then realised that the very workers you’re trying to look out for are opposed to, or at least unsure about them? Even in high-risk industries such as construction,…

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Psychology of safety and risk Workplace Safety

Free Safety and Risk Lunch n Learn

Free Safety and Risk Lunch n Learn   What is your cultural language? How is risk or safety spoken about? How is risk or safety training spoken about? Is it something your workforce endures, or is there excitement, expectation and positivity? Has your organisation’s induction been designed by a learning expert and presented by experienced…

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Workplace Safety

What E Deming and Larry the Cable Guy Have In Common – Git-R-Done Safely

Safety Management Series – What E Deming and Larry the Cable Guy Have In Common – Git-R-Done Safely By Alan Quilley Unless you’ve been living on a beautiful sandy beach somewhere on the edge the Pacific Ocean where none of what goes on in the world of business really matters, most of us will have…

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Workplace Safety

Look back at the OHS books of 2015

Look back at the OHS books of 2015 by Kevin Jones First published here: http://safetyatworkblog.com/2015/12/16/look-back-at-the-ohs-books-of-2015/ All professionals need to keep up with contemporary thinking and not only in their own discipline.  Below is a list of the books that I have read and reviewed in 2015.  This is followed by a list of the books…

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Workplace Safety

SafetyAtWorkBlog’s most popular articles of 2015

SafetyAtWorkBlog’s most popular articles of 2015 by Kevin Jones SafetyAtWorkBlog has had a successful 2015, consolidating itself as a valid independent voice on workplace health and safety, particularly in Australia. But readers don’t get access to some of the statistics for the site and as a year in review exercise below are the top five…

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Workplace Safety

5 tips to identify and minimise risks in the workplace

5 tips to identify and minimise risks in the workplace A normal day at work usually starts and ends without any misfortune or mishaps, but that shouldn’t fool you into assuming that workplace hazards aren’t present, or that they don’t carry some extremely serious risks. Not all work hazards carry the same degree of risk.…

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Guides Road Safety Workplace Safety

Spraying Hazards Away For Body Repairers

Spraying Hazards Away For Body Repairers Body Repairers Guide to Workplace Safety 2015/16 – Released Eliminating and minimising risks is integral in any workplace, specifically in the body repairing industry. As a result, Pro-Visual Publishing, along with the Motor Traders Associations across Australia, has released the Body Repairers Guide to Workplace Safety 2015/16 to address…