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HAZCON webinar - 'What is new in the area of asbestos?'

Posted by Ian Good on 21 March 2017
The FREE seminars can help you and your business answer questions relating to: - General information for managing asbestos for site managers;
- Summary of planned changes in Draft Asbestos Regulations;
- Issues that we have encountered:
  > Asbestos in soil;
  > Min...
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Horrific incident involving moving plant leads to prosecution

Posted by Richard Forster on 7 March 2017
A recent prosecution by WorkSafe Victoria relating to a horrific incident involving a moving conveyor belt is a salient reminder of the hazards and risks associated with plant.  A labour hire company that specialises in providing backpacker workers to the fruit packing industry has been...
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Chemical Management at Swimming Pools

Posted by Ian Good on 21 February 2017
WorkSafe Inspectors have recently visited swimming pools in the Melbourne area and issued a number of Improvement Notices in relation to the storage, handling and signage for dangerous goods. The main areas of non-compliance was the lack of adequate training and procedures for the management o...
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Understanding the roles of Health and Safety Representatives and Employer (or Management) Representatives

Posted by RichardForster on 7 February 2017
The role of Health and safety Representatives (HSRs) is enshrined in health and safety laws across Australia. HSRs have the right to be trained (an initial course) and then receive refresher training on an annual basis. The training itself is approved by the regulator and is designed to enable...
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Chain of Responsibility

Posted by Andy Perry on 24 January 2017
If you are involved in the logistics industry you could be held legally liable for breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) even though you have no direct role in driving or operating a heavy vehicle. In addition, corporate entities, directors, partners and managers are accountable fo...
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Calling Melbourne!

Posted by Richard Forster on 28 February 2018
Two Day OHS Training for Managers in the CBD, 21st and 22nd March 2018 -  Tailored training to assist managers in becoming sufficiently com...
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Coming very soon! ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements with guidance for use

Posted by RichardForster on 20 February 2018
ISO 45001, the long-awaited new international standard for Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (OHSMS) received overwhelming appro...
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