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New Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations in Victoria - are you up to speed?

Posted by Richard Forster on 13 June 2017
As of 18th June 2017, Victoria has new OHS law to comply with as the OHS Regulations 2007 sunset to be replaced with the newly made OHS Regulations 2017. This once in a decade event is a significant opportunity for modernisation and streamlining of the regulations to better reflect current Vic...
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Effective Consultation, Cooperation and Co-ordination

Posted by Andy Perry on 30 May 2017
Safety regulators take the view that effective participation of employees and the representation of their interests in Occupational Health and Safety are crucial elements in improving workplace morale and safety standards. The Victorian OHS Act (section 35&36) requires employers to con...
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FREE Information Webinar

Posted by Ian Good on 25 May 2017
Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and Globally Harmonised System (GHS) What you should know: The relevance of the ADG with respect to dangerous goods legislation. Duties of consignors, packers, transport companies and drivers. Vehicle permits and dangerous goods lic...
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Measuring Performance

Posted by Richard Forster on 16 May 2017
Measuring and reporting on work health and safety An excellent publication with a bit of a  'glass jaw'? There is much to like about the new publication from Safe Work Australia Measuring and reporting on work health and safety. http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/SWA/abo...
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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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Quick tips on being happier and healthier

Posted by Richard Forster on 15 May 2018
Why not discuss some of the following tips with your co-workers at a team meeting? You could then undertake some further research and devise som...
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Spill Response - Risk Based

Posted by Ian Good on 1 May 2018
HAZCON has been requested numerous times to develop and deliver spill response training as well develop site specific procedures to address spil...

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