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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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World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Worker's Memorial Day - April 28th 2017

Posted by Richard Forster on 11 April 2017
The above day is a chance to honour the memory of those who have died at work and to raise health and safety awareness. The day itself is receiving more recognition at an international level and Safe Work Australia (SWA) has taken the initiative in promoting this important day in the calendar....
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Environmental Protection Reform Imminent - Now's the Time to Get Ahead

Posted by Kim van Wamel on 4 April 2017
With enforcement of increased environmental protection responsibilities looming, the time to be proactive is now. The Andrews Labor Government's response to the independent Inquiry into the Environment Protection Authority heeds an explicit focus on issues relevant to the management of leg...
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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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Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Posted by Andy Perry on 28 August 2018
Following on from my previous Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) Blog in July. The next logical process would be for an organisation to develop a...
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Hazardous Manual Handling Can Be a Big Discomfort!

Posted by Richard Forster on 7 August 2018
The recently released WorkSafe Victoria Compliance code for Hazardous manual handling is an important jigsaw piece in the risk management of wor...
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