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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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Safety Induction - Sometimes an effective process and sometimes not so...

Posted by Ian Good on 3 October 2017
Having to attend numerous workplaces across Victoria and Australia, I have to 'do' various safety inductions either delivered on-line or face to face. The on-line inductions are an inexpensive and efficient way of informing the inductee of the businesses health and safety poli...
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Unduly Short Construction Induction Training - a significant cause for concern.

Posted by Ian Good on 19 September 2017
The Australian Skills Quality Authority or ASQA, released a strategic review in June 2017 with the title 'A review of issues relating to unduly short training'.  The review considered a range of Vocational Education Training (VET) courses or units or competency across all sectors ...
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R U OK? Day - Thursday 14th September

Posted by Richard Forster on 12 September 2017
Just a reminder that Thursday 14th September is R U OK? Day. This is a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that we all have what it takes to ask the simple question "Are you ok?" We can all help to support those who may be struggling with life. Taking part can be a...
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Promoting Health and Safety in the Workplace - October is National Safe Work Month!

Posted by RichardForster on 5 September 2017
National Safe Work Month is nearly upon us again. Consider using it as a time to recommit to making safer and healthier workplaces for all. The theme for 2017 is 'Sharing safety knowledge and experience benefits everyone'. According to Safe Work Australia, since 2008 there has...
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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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Safe Work Method Statement [SWMS]

Posted by Andy Perry on 10 July 2018
Recently, HAZCON has been engaged to undertake several compliance audits across various constructions sites throughout Victoria. These compl...
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