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Chemical Exposure Management A moving target.

Posted by Ian Good on 6 July 2021
Safe Work Australia (SWA) has conducted a review of chemical exposure standards beginning in 2018. The outcome of this review is very likely to lead to significant changes to work practices in Australian workplaces as new products are added, or exposure standards reduced. Edited extract for S...
 

A WorkSafe Victoria View on Health and Safety Representatives Training

Posted by Richard Forster on 8 June 2021
The experience and knowledge of employees can make a significant contribution to identifying and controlling hazards and risks in the workplace by developing preventative measures to address health and safety issues that arise. To enable this, the OHS Act 2004 requires employers to consult wi...
 

SWMS - Deficiencies

Posted by Andy Perry on 4 May 2021
Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) are generally used in the construction industry for High-Risk Construction Work (HRCW). The relevant Health and Safety Regulations clearly outline what is classified as HRCW. Most circumstances SWMS are pre-prepared that seeks to address a range of hazards tha...
 

Why Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) gives workers a false sense of security.

Posted by Ian Good on 13 April 2021
The over reliance on PPE and the assumption that it completely protects the wearer from harm is an ongoing issue in workplaces. When working with organic vapours, it is important to ensure the filter is designed to the Australain Standard or equivalent.  Filters  should not be used ...
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The Times Are A Changing - Environmentally

Posted by Richard Forster on 9 March 2021
Here in Victoria, it has been interesting as a layperson, to see the evolution environmental management from the almost impenetrable into something that may mirror and rival Occupational health and safety (OHS) in its application. New environmental laws  are intended to come into effect ...
 
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Chemical Exposure Management A moving target.

Posted by Ian Good on 6 July 2021
Safe Work Australia (SWA) has conducted a review of chemical exposure standards beginning in 2018. The outcome of this review is very likely to l...
 

A WorkSafe Victoria View on Health and Safety Representatives Training

Posted by Richard Forster on 8 June 2021
The experience and knowledge of employees can make a significant contribution to identifying and controlling hazards and risks in the workplace b...
 
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