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NSW Regulators put construction and resources sectors on notice.

By: Australian Institute of Health and Safety Resources Regulator Chief Inspector of Mines Garvin Burns said the new campaign is the result of an industry-wide roundtable held last year. “While the NSW mining industry’s safety record exceeds other high-risk industries and is statistically one of the safest in the world, there is no room for [...]

By | 2019-11-14T14:24:03+11:00 October 16th, 2019|WHS / OHS, Worksafe|Comments Off on NSW Regulators put construction and resources sectors on notice.

Federal Government steps in on quad bike problem

By: health and safety bulletin The long-running debate over the safety of quad bikes in Australia may be set to end with the ABC News reporting this month that the Federal Government may be introducing laws requiring mandatory rollover protection for all new quad bikes. The move by the Federal Government follows on from a [...]

By | 2019-11-14T14:14:06+11:00 October 10th, 2019|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Federal Government steps in on quad bike problem

Risk Essentials Teams Up With Heart180 To Save Lives This Summer

Risk Management Essentials (RME) has recently partnered with Heart180 and shares the same passion and belief as the Director Guy Leech on the importance of defibrillators (defib) and their availability. We want to raise the education levels around critical heart care, so all realise how easy and safe defibrillators are to use and have readily available. [...]

By | 2019-11-14T15:48:01+11:00 October 2nd, 2019|Health, RME News|Comments Off on Risk Essentials Teams Up With Heart180 To Save Lives This Summer

October is – National Safe Work Month—Campaign Kits are now available

By Worksafe Australia The campaign kit for this year’s National Safe Work Month campaign is now available. Using the campaign kit, everyone can support a safety culture at their workplace and promote best practice work health and safety initiatives. This year, the kit includes: NSWM brand kit posters editable posters flyers web graphics infographics (coming [...]

By | 2019-09-04T09:13:04+10:00 September 25th, 2019|Worksafe|Comments Off on October is – National Safe Work Month—Campaign Kits are now available

Grey Fleets – the risk to organisations

We first became aware of the term ‘grey fleet’ around 2015 and it is still widely unknown but a high-risk factor in most organisations. The term defines vehicles being used by a business that it doesn’t own; vehicles owned and used by employees to conduct business and vehicles that are hired occasionally and used for [...]

By | 2019-08-29T00:20:34+10:00 August 28th, 2019|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Grey Fleets – the risk to organisations

Power tool and manual handling – Safety Alert

A number of separate incidents have occurred on the ACT’s worksites in recent times involving serious injury to several workers’ fingers. Some incidents have involved the use of power tools and others have involved placing hands in dangerous positions during various work activities. In response to these incidents, WorkSafe ACT issued a Power tool and [...]

By | 2019-08-29T00:20:47+10:00 August 28th, 2019|Governments, Worksafe|Comments Off on Power tool and manual handling – Safety Alert

AFL NSW / ACT – R U OK? Round kicking off life-changing conversations

By hello@ruok.org.au Across NSW and ACT, AFL players are pulling up their yellow socks and donning their club jerseys in support of the inaugural RUOK? AFL Round.  The round, established to inspire and empower the AFL community to meaningfully connect with people around them, is the first simultaneous initiate run across all 14 managed leagues [...]

By | 2019-08-29T00:21:28+10:00 August 28th, 2019|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on AFL NSW / ACT – R U OK? Round kicking off life-changing conversations

New & Young Workers – Rights & Responsibilities by SafeWork SA

If you’re a young person looking to start work, or an employer thinking about taking on a young worker, you need to understand your respective rights and responsibilities around work health and safety and employment conditions. Young workers can be vulnerable and at increased risk of workplace injury due to lack of experience, maturity and [...]

By | 2019-08-28T22:58:02+10:00 August 28th, 2019|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on New & Young Workers – Rights & Responsibilities by SafeWork SA

Avoiding driver fatigue

Drowsy driving is suspected to be a primary cause in more than 20% of road fatalities. Most fatigue-related accidents occur during normal sleeping hours, and the more severe the crash, the more likely it is that the driver or drivers were fatigued. Fatigue is a likely factor in almost one third of single-vehicle crashes in rural areas. [...]

By | 2019-08-29T00:21:42+10:00 August 26th, 2019|WHS / OHS|Comments Off on Avoiding driver fatigue

Sports clubs aren’t immune to cybersecurity issues and potential hacking and phishing.

Do you know what you would do if your club or business was interrupted by a cybersecurity threat? This great fact sheet covers: Key cybersecurity terminology Common cyber risks to look out for The life cycle of a data breach How to create a cyber incident response plan Cybersecurity is fast becoming one of the [...]

By | 2019-08-29T21:05:12+10:00 August 26th, 2019|IT Risk|Comments Off on Sports clubs aren’t immune to cybersecurity issues and potential hacking and phishing.