Did you know you can register an AED with your states Ambulance provider?

By |2021-08-03T13:28:39+10:00August 2nd, 2021|Health, WHS / OHS|

Shockingly statistics show 600 people every week die from Sudden Cardiac Arrest, including kids, teenagers, and fit adults. While it’s fantastic that more businesses, community groups and private homes are now purchasing AED’s (Automated External Defibrillator), did you know you can register your defib with ambulance services in most states.  By registering your AED’s location [...]

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Southern Highlands NSW – Another Australian workers life saved with a defibrillator.   

By |2021-07-07T20:51:01+10:00July 7th, 2021|Health, WHS / OHS|

At RME, we love a good news story and the attached video of Guy Leech visiting the workplace of cardiac arrest survivor Mick Ritchie is simply awesome.  RME proudly partners with Guy & Heart180 to help businesses, clubs, community, or home users to make one potentially lifesaving decision - purchasing a defibrillator.  Unfortunately, Sudden Cardiac Arrest kills more Aussie’s [...]

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Risk Management Essentials covers all your PPE and safety product needs

By |2021-05-19T11:01:35+10:00May 5th, 2021|General, RME News, WHS / OHS|

Workplace to loud! Need to isolate a work area? RME is here to help. Risk Management Essentials is a one-stop shop for all your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safety products. Quick Service, Good Prices. The relationship we have built with our suppliers ensures we not only get fast efficient service, we also get the [...]

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RME now provides Electrical Testing and Tagging Services

By |2021-05-09T16:38:53+10:00February 11th, 2021|General, RME News, WHS / OHS|

Risk Management Essentials now provides Electrical Testing and Tagging services in Canberra and surrounding NSW areas. Why Test and Tag? We Test and Tag electrical equipment in compliance with the AS/NZS 3760:2010 Australian Standard. This is to reduce the likelihood of workplace incidents involving faulty electrical equipment/tools, and the risks related to electricity such as [...]

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Returning To Work In A Covid Safe Environment

By |2020-10-19T09:06:03+11:00June 26th, 2020|Covid, Health, WHS / OHS, Worksafe|

By: Dianne Rawlings As many of you are returning to work within Covid restrictions there are many new issues and tasks that are required.  While we’re now used to not shaking hands, physical distancing, and the hygiene practices needed to manage restrictions with our clients, customers, and contractors.  It is important to keep in mind and [...]

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Is Isolation Affecting Your Mental Health

By |2020-10-19T09:06:58+11:00June 26th, 2020|WHS / OHS|

By: WorkSafe Victoria Reduce risks for your employees associated with working alone or in isolation Understanding the risks People who work alone or in isolation face different levels of risk compared to other situations. They may be unable to access immediate assistance from team members, other people, or emergency services due to the location, time [...]

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Industrial Manslaughter/ss-6/20

By |2020-10-19T09:07:23+11:00June 17th, 2020|WHS / OHS|

By: VACC Recently there have been several bulletins distributed about the introduction of Industrial Manslaughter offences under the Victorian OHS Act 2004 which will come into effect on 1 July 2020.  Even before the legislation has commenced, a significant change has been passed by the government which increases the penalty from 20 years to 25 [...]

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Mt Waverley developer’s fine increased on appeal

By |2020-10-19T09:07:29+11:00June 12th, 2020|WHS / OHS, Worksafe|

By: Safety Solutions/NSCA Chloch Homes & Developments, a Victorian developer, has pleaded guilty to one charge of failing to ensure that the workplace was safe and without risk to health and safety. The developer was fined $15,000 without conviction. The Director of Public Prosecutions appealed the fine in the Melbourne County Court, where Chloch was convicted and [...]

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SA enforces exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica

By |2020-10-19T09:07:38+11:00June 7th, 2020|WHS / OHS|

By: SafeWork SA SafeWork SA  will implement a reduced workplace exposure limit (WEL) for respirable crystalline silica on 1 July 2020. Work health and safety (WHS) ministers have agreed by the requisite majority decision of Safe Work Australia to reduce the WEL for respirable crystalline silica to an eight-hour time-weighted average of 0.05 mg/m3. WHS ministers agreed [...]

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