21 02, 2022

What are the biggest electrical risks on a worksite?

2022-05-31T16:12:22+10:00

Did you know that electrical workers are still one of the most dangerous jobs in Australia? The fatality rate is 2.0 per 100,000, which doesn’t sound like much, but that’s only counting fatalities, not serious, crippling, or long-term injuries.   This is why it is important to have a robust Safe Work Method Statement template [...]

What are the biggest electrical risks on a worksite?2022-05-31T16:12:22+10:00
21 02, 2022

When Should Safety Equipment Be Replaced?

2022-05-23T15:26:26+10:00

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential for any worksite where hazards are a risk. It’s never the only step in compliance to safety regulations and best practices (the SWMS that you’ll fill out ahead of a project will highlight the full suite of risk mitigation plans), but it’s a critical one.   Employers are obliged [...]

When Should Safety Equipment Be Replaced?2022-05-23T15:26:26+10:00
21 02, 2022

Why is working from heights still a risk?

2022-02-21T21:32:55+11:00

If you have people working from heights, then you need to make sure that your working at heights SWMS is taken with the appropriate seriousness, as a critical component of your overall OH&S obligations. According to Safe Work Australia, falls from heights still account for a massive 13 percent of all fatalities on the worksite, [...]

Why is working from heights still a risk?2022-02-21T21:32:55+11:00
21 02, 2022

The four most common hazards for tradies

2022-02-21T21:12:35+11:00

It seems that no matter how much work is done to raise awareness, tradies still experience a disproportionately high level of injury risk. Research shows that a full 60 percent of serious injury claims in Australia come from tradies. Businesses might be completing their requires SWMS documents, and the tradies may well be wearing protective [...]

The four most common hazards for tradies2022-02-21T21:12:35+11:00
16 02, 2022

Air Conditioning Is A Health & Safety Imperative

2022-02-18T00:29:43+11:00

The focus that is being placed on air conditioning as a health & safety matter has escalated rapidly in the last two years. The COVID-19 pandemic and the need to improve ventilation in many spaces to ward against the disease has meant that air conditioning installations, repairs, and upgrades have been in demand like never [...]

Air Conditioning Is A Health & Safety Imperative2022-02-18T00:29:43+11:00
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