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TOWER-CRANE-OPERATIONAL-SAFETY-ZONES

The following has been created to outline tower crane safety zones https://sa.cfmeu.org.au/file/582  

Quarry fined following worker death

Here’s some simple tips: Make a list of all your site risks. Are any of the items listed High Risk Works? Rate these, high, medium, low. High risk works or your own risk matrix to privatise these risks / activities. Engage with your staff and contractors to develop safe work instructions or safe work method statements. […]

Plant Hazard Risk Assessments

Conducting plant hazard assessments on your equipment is an essential part running a successful business.

Placarding requirements for hazardous chemicals in bulk containers

When hazardous chemicals require a bulk storage placard they do not need a label. Dr Paul Taylor, Director of Chemicals at Safe Work Australia, said that this will reduce costs to businesses because warning information does not need to be duplicated for chemicals stored in bulk. “Correctly labelling hazardous chemicals stored in bulk is an important aspect […]
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Memorandum of Understanding on

Memorandum of Understanding on the regulation of dangerous goods transportation by rail in NSW, NT, SA, TAS, and VIC between The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (‘ONRSR’) and NSW Environment Protection Authority NT WorkSafe SafeWork SA WorkCover NSW WorkSafe Tasmania Victorian WorkCover Authority (‘Competent Authorities’)   original source: https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/162082/Dangerous-Goods-MOU-HWSA-and-ONRSR-Signed-v1-April-2015.pdf

Man airlifted after roof fall near Maryborough

A HERVEY Bay man was airlifted to hospital after falling from the roof of a Maryborough building earlier this morning. The man had been puting a new roof on the scout camp building north of Maryborough when he fell at 11am, suffering suspected leg fractures and a hand injury. He was transported by Queensland Ambulance […]

Series 8, It’s not for everyone.

I know people enjoy spending hours in front of the computer screen, searching, copying, saving and then creating safety plans.  

Keep it real, promote it and then do it. Fake safety never works.

Developing a safe and secure environment for workers is a legal requirement and demanding to the long-running business. It will be helpful for owners in many ways such as: Help you to increase the employee productivity Reduce the chances of injuries and illness in workplace Help to maintain employees Minimize the cost of injuries Minimize […]

Poor ergonomics can be as much of a risk a lifting

Manual Handling Risk Assessment applies to a wide range of manual handling activities, such as lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying and sitting at the office desk. Regardless of whether the load is inanimate such as a trolley or a box, or a person or an animal or prolonged sitting at the office desk, manual […]

Company charged over Southbank crane collapse

Following a comprehensive investigation into the crane collapse at 42 Balston St, Southbank in August 2015, WorkSafe has charged GC Crane Hire Pty Ltd, trading as General Cranes, with two breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004. The charges, which have been filed in the Melbourne Magistrates Court, are: One charge contrary to […]

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