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Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Beyond Blue recognises and understands the feelings of anxiety, distress and concern many people may be experiencing in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and offers the following wellbeing advice. "As humans, we are hardwired to be afraid of the unknown and of something that appears random and uncontrollable. If you find yourself becoming anxious about [...]

By | 2020-03-26T16:00:52+11:00 March 20th, 2020|Health, WHS / OHS|0 Comments

NSW: company enters into $334,000 enforceable undertaking

By: National News Rivalea (Australia) Pty Limited (an agri-food company in Albury who distributes pork nationally and overseas) recently entered into an enforceable undertaking with a total expenditure of $334,136 following an incident in which a subcontractor conducting work on a roof stood on a sheet of mini-orb ceiling material and fell through the roof [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:48:38+11:00 February 24th, 2020|Worksafe|Comments Off on NSW: company enters into $334,000 enforceable undertaking

VIC: developer fined $125,000 for serious safety failures

By: WorkSafe Victoria A property developer in Victoria has been convicted and fined $125,000 for putting workers and the public at risk of serious injury or death. Mainline Developments Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Melbourne County Court to four charges over safety breaches during the construction of a residential complex at Narre Warren. The [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:48:44+11:00 February 19th, 2020|Worksafe|Comments Off on VIC: developer fined $125,000 for serious safety failures

Industrial manslaughter laws come into effect in Victoria on the 1st of July 2020

The new industrial manslaughter laws come into effect in Victoria on the 1st of July 2020 and WorkSafe aren’t holding back on their advertising. By: WorkSafe Victoria Tougher laws. Safer workplaces. - From July, workplace manslaughter will be a jailable offence. If you fail to do your job, we'll do ours, and make sure you [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:49:20+11:00 February 14th, 2020|Worksafe|Comments Off on Industrial manslaughter laws come into effect in Victoria on the 1st of July 2020

Working at Heights – Safety Alert

By: Greg Jones: ACT Work Safety Commissioner – 06/02/2020 The tragic death of a 60-year-old worker occurred this week, after falling from the second storey of a residential construction site in Denman Prospect. This is the second death of a worker on a residential construction site in Denman Prospect in less than a month. The [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:48:58+11:00 February 7th, 2020|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Working at Heights – Safety Alert

Reduce the Risk of Corona Virus

By: NSCA Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illness from the common cold to more severe illnesses, such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:49:03+11:00 January 28th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on Reduce the Risk of Corona Virus

Understanding Safety Systems on Worksites – Safety Alert

By: Greg Jones: ACT Work Safety Commissioner – 23/01/2020 In recent site visits WorkSafe ACT has identified a number of workers and officers of companies signed into, and allegedly working to, safety systems which they clearly do not understand. In response to these incidents WorkSafe ACT has issued a Understanding Safety System on Worksites Safety [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:49:12+11:00 January 22nd, 2020|Worksafe|Comments Off on Understanding Safety Systems on Worksites – Safety Alert

SafeWork NSW conducts safety blitz on silica exposure

A cross-industry strategy lead by SafeWork NSW has significantly increased awareness of silicosis and standardised practices of exposure prevention. SafeWork NSW has visited every stone manufacturing business in the state and in addition, has had 448 interactions with businesses in the tunnelling, domestic and civil construction, foundries, and building products industries. SafeWork NSW is just [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:46:49+11:00 January 15th, 2020|Worksafe|Comments Off on SafeWork NSW conducts safety blitz on silica exposure

Community Defibrillators – will you be a change maker?

48-year Greg Page (Yellow Wiggle) is shining a light on the need for business and clubs to supply accessible defibrillators after he’s near death experience. Greg who suffered a SCA (sudden cardiac arrest) during a bushfire relief show, has described himself before the incident as being in good health and very fit with recent health [...]

By | 2020-02-24T19:46:11+11:00 January 7th, 2020|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Community Defibrillators – will you be a change maker?

What is directors and officers insurance?

There is a common misconception that directors and officers insurance covers everything, exclusions in the fine print however could be your undoing….. for example: Directors and Officers insurance Exclusions The term ‘exclusions’ refers to those acts or losses that are not covered by the D&O insurance policy. Typically, a D&O insurance policy will specifically exclude: [...]

By | 2019-12-03T13:15:59+11:00 December 3rd, 2019|Insurance|Comments Off on What is directors and officers insurance?