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Spill Kits and Bunds

22 Jun, 2021

We've all spilled liquid before, but it's a bigger deal in the workplace than it is at home. Do you know enough about spill kits and bunds?   Spill Kits and Bunds There's a lot of different spill kits on the market - general purpose, biohazard, oil & fuel, etc. These all have their own niches...
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What's Best for Fighting Dehydration?

3 Jun, 2021

Dehydration is almost a fact of life, but some drinks are better suited for fixing it than others. Do you know which ones?   Three types of drinks exist based on tonicity - hypotonic, hypertonic and isotonic. Tonicity refers to the concentration of carbohydrates (sugars) and electrolytes in a solution compared to the concentration of these components...
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Winter Weather and Whether It Matters

19 May, 2021

Winter and the cold, wet and windy weather it brings presents numerous hazards and can increase workplace risks. It’s important for everybody to have a proactive approach to managing winter-related risks, implementing controls and strategies for staying safe. Some of the key risks include: Cold Hands Working in cold weather without appropriate gloves and clothing...
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Lockout/Tagout In The Workplace

12 May, 2021

Lockout/Tagout is an important safety component of your workplace. In fact, it’s critical to safeguarding workers and employees around the machinery and equipment they operate, service and maintain. This valuable safety practice involves de-energising all forms of energy so any hazardous energy isn’t re-introduced while equipment is being serviced. That way, your employees can get their...
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Cardiac Arrest and Defibrillators

5 May, 2021

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the leading cause of sudden death in Australia, ahead of prostate cancer, bowel cancer, breast cancer and road deaths. Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere. Even if you've got CPR on lock, the chances of somebody surviving it are fairly low - unless you've got a defibrillator on hand....
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Work Safely On Roofs

28 Apr, 2021

In March 2021, a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell approximately six metres through a roof after walking on an old skylight panel that had previously been covered. It appears the void cover plate was held in place by pop rivets. These findings are still undergoing investigation and are not confirmed. Safety Issues Falls,...
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Economy-Priced PPE Costs More Than You Think

21 Apr, 2021

It’s not what you spend — it’s what you get. Everybody loves a bargain, yet no discount is worth putting workers at risk. With PPE, there’s a monumental difference between buying cheap PPE and buying high-quality equipment that include benefits beyond the dollars you spend.   Why not use the cheap stuff? One of the most...
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Forklift Safety - Know the Risks

14 Apr, 2021

In February 2021, a warehouse facility worker was seriously injured when several pallets fell onto the forklift he was operating. Initial enquiries indicate he was using the forklift to place a stack of pallets onto storage racking when for reasons yet to be established the pallets fell and landed on the forklift’s overhead protection cage...
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Working at Heights Remains a Leading Cause of Death

7 Apr, 2021

Working from heights continues to be a high-risk activity, and the leading cause of death and serious injury in Australia, according to the latest figures from Safe Work Australia.   Safe Work Australia has crunched the numbers for the past five years (2015-19) and the data shows there were 122 fatalities from falls from heights...
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What You Need to Know About Hard Hats

24 Mar, 2021

We’ve trained ourselves to look at the label’s expiration date on medicines, milk, bread, and other perishable foods. But we also know that some of these dated consumables can still go bad before their time if not handled properly. For example, your glass of cold milk can sour quickly if left in the hot sun....
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