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Dangerous Good vs GHS Classification

Posted by Ian Good on 6 February 2018
For businesses in the Work Health and Safety jurisdictions that adopted the Global Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for determining placard and manifest levels, the change from using Dangerous Goods Packing Groups to the GHS hazard categories has been a conf...
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Returning to Work from a short break!

Posted by Andy Perry on 23 January 2018
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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New Year's Resolution 2018 - Making a Conscious Decision to Focus on Health and Safety

Posted by Richard Forster on 9 January 2018
Most New Year's Resolutions start off with good intent but tend to fade over time. "My resolution is to give up making resolutions" is a statement often said in jest. A fresh start to the year always presents itself as an opportunity to reflect on what was and to plan where to ne...
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Vehicle Safety Procedure Blog

Posted by Andy Perry on 5 December 2017
Recently, HAZCON has been asked, should companies have a Vehicle Safety Procedure? Regardless to what health and safety legislation your organisation is current under, the duty holder must establish a system of work that identifies risks to the business and employees when operating company...
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The run in to Christmas and the Jobs at Home Day Campaign

Posted by Richard Forster on 28 November 2017
It is a sad but true fact that workers are more likely to be seriously injured or killed in the months of November and December than at any other time. According to statistics from WorkSafe Victoria that cover the past decade, almost 25 per cent of all workplace fatalities occurred in November...
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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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