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Effective Consultation, Cooperation and Co-ordination

Posted by Andy Perry on 30 May 2017
Safety regulators take the view that effective participation of employees and the representation of their interests in Occupational Health and Safety are crucial elements in improving workplace morale and safety standards. The Victorian OHS Act (section 35&36) requires employers to con...
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FREE Information Webinar

Posted by Ian Good on 25 May 2017
Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and Globally Harmonised System (GHS) What you should know: The relevance of the ADG with respect to dangerous goods legislation. Duties of consignors, packers, transport companies and drivers. Vehicle permits and dangerous goods lic...
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Measuring Performance

Posted by Richard Forster on 16 May 2017
Measuring and reporting on work health and safety An excellent publication with a bit of a  'glass jaw'? There is much to like about the new publication from Safe Work Australia Measuring and reporting on work health and safety. http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/SWA/abo...
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Safety in Design

Posted by Andy Perry on 2 May 2017
Safety in Design is not a new concept for many designers. A significant number of organisations are incorporating a systematic risk management approach into managing and mitigating risks when designing structures and plant. Safe design means the integration of control measures early in...
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The seduction of a health and safety bonus

Posted by Ian Good on 18 April 2017
It was very pleasing to read Elizabeth Proust's, Australian Institute of Company Directors president and chairman of Nestle and Bank of Australia, response to bonuses that include Occupational Health and Safety as 'soft targets', The Age March 4th 2017. "There is nothing soft ...
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Better work-related psychological health and safety

Posted by Richard Forster on 26 June 2018
Health promotion, intervention and support in the workplace has received a big boost with the publication of new guidance material by Safe Work ...
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'Excavation Collapse' Are you protecting your workers?

Posted by Andy Perry on 29 May 2018
Recently, Worksafe Victoria has prosecuted and fined a company $380.000 after the pit collapsed, leaving homes teetering on the edge of a 10-met...
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