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Survey provides unique insights into Transport Industry Safety Culture

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 10, 2015 9:29:00 PM

truck fatalitiesThe reputation of Australia’s trucking industry for being one of the country’s most dangerous sectors has once again reinforced in a survey conducted, with hundreds of employers participating and admitting to more often than not breaking workplace safety rules to have jobs completed on time and admit to having workplace injuries considered as typical day-to-day risks at work.

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Topics: Documentation, Document Control and Records, Safe Work Australia, Hazard and Risk Management, Industry Sectors

Numbers on Occupational Safety Don’t Lie

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Jul 2, 2014 11:12:00 PM

manufacturing industryAccording to a recent report, although occupational safety and health is rarely making headlines nowadays, it is not right to assume that manufacturing has become a safe occupation.

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Topics: Documentation, Document Control and Records, Blog

Revised Draft Model for Construction Safety Code On Track

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Sep 16, 2013 8:31:56 PM

thumb_1_depositphotos_5481667_mSafe Work Australia issued the revised draft code for Work Health and Safety Code Practice for Construction Work last 30 August 2013. The new Code incorporates templates for SWMS, case studies and Health and Safety Management Plans to enlighten those employees in the construction industry, in carrying out their duties.

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Topics: Documentation, Document Control and Records, Blog

Good Work Safety Records Don't Warrant Complacency

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 12, 2013 9:15:29 PM

thumb_1_depositphotos_7273633_mJanuary of 2013 was an unforgettable day for Tasmania as it commemorated the last of its recorded fatal accident. The forest industry of Tasmania has been a high achiever and meets quality standards in Work Health and Safety (WHS) over the past years. This was made possible through the efforts of a number of industry specific initiatives along with the cooperation of various stakeholders.

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Topics: Documentation, Document Control and Records, Blog

SWA released fatalities count in the workplace

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Aug 8, 2013 9:29:20 PM

work related fatalityJust recently, the Notifiable Fatalities Monthly report for the month of February 2013 was released by Safe Work Australia. The report provided a national summary of work-related deaths notifiable to Australian work health and safety jurisdictions through an estimate of the number of work-related fatalities. The said report showed 16 work-related notifiable fatalities within the month.

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Topics: Documentation, Document Control and Records, Blog