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Welcoming some brilliant new additions to our team...

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 26, 2019 11:48:26 AM

We have been busy growing lately with three fantastic new additions to our team in Victoria and Queensland.

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Topics: Safety Consultants

Improving safety in the building and construction industry - OFSC Update

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 14, 2019 1:14:00 PM

Want to have your say? Update your contact details with the OFSC

The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) will be conducting its annual survey of accredited companies in August 2019. The survey helps the OFSC understand what being accredited means to accredited companies, and the role the Scheme has played in improving safety in the building and construction industry. The survey will also seek input about education and engagement activities the OFSC plans to undertake over the remainder of 2019 and 2020.
 
The OFSC will use the feedback provided in the survey to improve its operations and make sure that the Work Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme is improving safety in the construction industry.
 
As we are seeking only one survey response per accreditation, the survey will be sent to the primary reporting contact person the OFSC has on record for each accreditation. If you are unsure who the OFSC has on record as your primary reporting contact, or the contact details for your accreditation need to be updated, please phone the OFSC on 1800 652 500 (select option 1) or email fsconline@jobs.gov.au for assistance with this.
 
Information provided in the survey will be treated confidentially. The survey will be anonymous and the OFSC will not be able to attribute responses to individual companies. Survey responses will be used for research purposes, including to inform the ongoing operations of the OFSC. For more information about how the Attorney-General’s Department manages personal information, please visit https://www.ag.gov.au/Pages/Privacystatement.aspx

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Consultation on proposal to update the GHS under the model WHS laws is now open

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 7, 2019 12:06:05 PM

Safe Work Australia is conducting a public consultation on the proposal to adopt an updated edition of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for workplace hazardous chemicals.

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Topics: Safe Work Australia

Workplace exposure standards open for public comment - Crystalline Silica

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Feb 21, 2019 8:56:02 AM

SafeWork Australia is calling for comments on the recommended values for respirable crystalline silica and respirable coal dust.

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Topics: Safe Work Australia

How to communicate the safety message in Construction

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Jun 6, 2018 1:40:00 PM


513628781-280x240.jpgAccording to Herta A Murphy, Herbt W Hildebrandt and Jane P Thomas, authors and editors of Effective business communications, using ‘the seven Cs’ helps construction managers and workers to become better communicators by selecting the message content and style that best suits the purpose and recipient of a message.

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Topics: Safety coaching