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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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Asbestos Health and Safety Regulation's Unintended Consequences

Posted by Ian Good on 14 November 2017
Following a recent Webinar that HAZCON delivered, there were some discussions regarding the changes in the OHS Regulations 2017, one of the participants raised a question regarding asbestos removal; specifically, the removal of asbestos contaminated soil. Based on the Dangerous Goods Order...
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Plant Safety

Posted by Andy Perry on 31 October 2017
Recently there have been several incidents involving the use and handling of Plant that has caused some significant injuries or death to employees, not to mention the disruption to business after the incident. WorkSafe Victoria has just convicted and fined a poultry contractor $1.13 millio...
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Construction project comes to an end

Posted by Richard Forster on 17 October 2017
HAZCON is proud to have worked with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the architects since 2011 on the upgrade of the multi-storey accommodation tower, 510 Lygon Street in Carlton. This exciting project has now reached its conclusion. All 14 floors (each containing 18 units o...
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Contractor Management - Blog

Posted by Andy Perry on 9 October 2018
The management of contractors in todays safety environment is some what challenging to many organisations, having regard to legal responsibility...
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Heads Up - October is Safety Month!

Posted by RichardForster on 25 September 2018
Time flies and October will soon be upon us. October is traditionally National Safe Work Month, a specific time to commit to building safe and h...
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