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Hazard versus Risk

Posted by Ian Good on 26 February 2019
A hazard is something that can cause harm and risk is a measure of the likelihood and consequence of the harm that is likely to eventuate. Consideration should then be given to risk controls that either eliminate or control the risk to a level that is reasonably practicable. When the World...
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Custodial Sentence in Victoria

Posted by Andy Perry on 12 February 2019
A Victorian Magistrate has recently prosecuted a self-employed person for breaches of the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004. These breached included, Sections 24 and 32 which describes a duty of a self-employed person not to expose other persons to risks arising from their cond...
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Returning to Work from a short break

Posted by Andy Perry on 8 January 2019
As we start a new year many employees will be returning to work, catching up with emails, potential projects and even sharing news of their holiday break with others in the workplace. This is an ideal opportunity for employers to refresh their personnel with information and training, such ...
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Managing Contractors - WHS Management Plans - Blog

Posted by Andy Perry on 4 December 2018
As previously outlined in my last Blog in October, managing contractors is an on-going requirement to demonstrate compliance with legislation and industry standards. Generally, Principal Contractors are required to submit a Work Health and Safety (WHS) Management Plan or a Health and Safety Co...
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An Update on Compliance Codes Issued by WorkSafe Victoria

Posted by Richard Forster on 20 November 2018
Compliance codes are an important part of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislative framework In Victoria. They provide practical guidance to duty holders. If a person complies with a provision of a compliance code, they are deemed to comply with the OHS legislative duty covered by ...
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Nationally Accredited Training Courses

Posted by Andy Perry on 9 April 2019
HAZCON has had continued interest with delivering dangerous goods and hazardous substances accredited training courses to organisations and indi...
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National Guide for Vehicles deemed a Workplace

Posted by Andy Perry on 3 April 2019
Transport operators and drivers need to be aware of these changes that have been introduced in March 2019, which complements the National Heavy ...
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