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Health and Safety Tips For Managing Contractor Pre-qualification

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Nov 11, 2015 10:00:00 AM
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Last month was National Safe Work Month, encouraging Australian organisations to think of ways to make their workplaces safer and healthier.

Naturally, your attention will turn to the wellbeing of your employees. But what about consultants and contractors?

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Topics: Contractors, Suppliers, Visitors & Customers

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

Commercial Bakery Accused of Failing to Maintain Work Safety

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Apr 2, 2015 4:45:00 AM

safety firstA commercial bakery that has been accused for failing to implement work safety guidelines when a customer was hit by a prime mover while he was trying to pick up stale bread is among the many companies and businesses in ACT’s newly specialised industrial court.

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Topics: Contractors, Suppliers, Visitors & Customers

Electrician Accused of Tampering Switchboard after Worker’s Death

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Apr 1, 2015 2:44:00 AM

Electrician Accused of Tampering Switchboard after Worker’s DeathAn electrician is now facing charges for deliberately tampering with the building site’s main switchboard immediately after a young man died due to electrocution.

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Topics: Contractors, Suppliers, Visitors & Customers

How to manage contractor safety the smart way

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Feb 26, 2014 1:52:00 AM

16We often hear that managing contractors is extremely difficult, and that there is uncertainty surrounding the extent of the clients obligations. We also hear that some organisations feel contractors are not their responsibility and they are also unaware that this is not true. In this article we explain some strategies for managing contractors in a way that will reduce the burden and mitigate your risk.

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Topics: Contractors, Suppliers, Visitors & Customers, Blog