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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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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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Posted by Andy Perry on 28 April 2020
Worksafe has successfully prosecuted a company that provides welding, fabrication of products, repairing and maintaining stainless steel machines...
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Looking after yourself so that you can look after others

Posted by RichardForster on 22 April 2020
I am reflecting on the current situation that the whole world is facing regarding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Mindset matters. I...
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