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How to meet Safety Consultation obligations in Construction

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Jun 4, 2018 2:49:59 PM

489364717-280x240The harmonised Work Health and Safety legislation imposes several obligations among construction duty holders to consult, under reasonably practicable circumstances, with their workers and other construction duty holders regarding the management and identification of risks when it comes to safety and health in the construction industry.

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Topics: Communication, Consultation and Involvement, Blog

Unions Claim Mining Employers Stifling Safety on Sites

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 10, 2015 9:53:00 PM

Safety StickersDespite the prohibition imposed by employers, workers continue to wear safety stickers on their work day in their aim to further encourage and promote safety in the workplace. The current safety promotion campaign is the result of the tragic death of three miners in Queensland within the year and after standards for safety across the industry has once again dwindled.

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Topics: Hazard and Risk Management, Contractors, Suppliers, Visitors & Customers, Communication, Consultation and Involvement, Safety Culture

Initial OHS Training Course for HSRs

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 10, 2015 9:23:00 PM

OHS trainingCreating a culture of consultation leads to fewer injuries and incidents

Whatever the industry you work in or the size of your organisation, the HSR Initial OHS Training Course leads to a culture of consultation and fewer injuries and incidents.

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Topics: Training and Competence, Communication, Consultation and Involvement

Australian Lawyers Alliance: Comcare Expansion Likely to Threaten Workers’ Safety

Posted by Robert O'Neill on May 26, 2015 12:20:00 AM

australian lawyerUpcoming plans on expanding the role of the national workplace safety regulator was believed to be a disaster waiting to happen, according to statements from lawyers who explained that the organisation’s failures from previous regulations suggest that it is not up to the task at hand.

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Topics: Communication, Consultation and Involvement

WorkSafe Week calendar of events now available

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Dec 9, 2014 3:49:00 AM

worksafe logoDon't risk missing Work Safe Week in 2012. It's free to attend and could have a big impact on how you implement health and safety, return-to-work and health and wellbeing at your workplace.

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Topics: Communication, Consultation and Involvement, Blog