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National Campaign - Scaffolding Inspections

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The safety of scaffolding in the construction industry will receive attention from South Australian workplace safety inspectors as part of a national campaign. Read Full Article

Employees Who Ignore Safety Rules

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

From time to time we come across an employer who asks for advice about an employee in their workplace who will not follow safety rules.  You may in fact have one or more in your workplace.  So what can you do?  Are you still liable if something happens to them? Read Full Article

When An Accident Occurs

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Every business or organisation needs to be prepared to respond to a serious workplace accident. By not being prepared your ability to respond to and treat a seriously injured person could be compromised.  This  sub-standard response capability could have serious moral and legal implications. Read Full Article

Cost of Workplace Accidents

Sunday, June 07, 2009

A detailed study of workplace accidents reveals the following statistics, the average cost (to the employer only) for all types of accidents (combined average) is $2470.   Read Full Article

Construction Safety Management

Friday, May 29, 2009

Construction safety management is a difficult and often dangerous affair.  Over the years we have made a number of observations about key aspects of running a safe and productive construction site.  Here are some of the rules that you should keep in mind.... Read Full Article

National Safety Laws - One Step Closer

Friday, May 29, 2009

Australia:  A National system of workplace safety laws was endorsed by state and federal ministers in Western Australia this month.  The new system places responsibilities for workplace safety on both employers and employees.   Read Full Article


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