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How can I use my brain as PPE? - Part 2

10 August, 2009 by Cristian Sylvestre*

In the previous Safety Solutions eNewsletter, we presented key findings from research into what contributes to workers making unintentional mistakes that often lead to workplace injuries. This article follows on by presenting guidelines on how to stop yourself from making unintentional mistakes and reducing human error by using your brain as PPE.


Manual handling course

07 August, 2009 by

The Konekt Manual Handling workshop is designed to provide practical and task-specific education on how to safely complete manual handling tasks.


Workplace first-aid training campaign

22 July, 2009

St John Ambulance is undertaking a Victoria-wide workplace first-aid training and awareness program.


How can I use my brain as PPE? Part 1

13 July, 2009 by Cristian Sylvestre*

Although human error is a part of everyday life, many industries seem to be reluctant to look at reducing the unintentional mistakes people make that can cause injuries. The more popular approach seems to be trying ‘fix’ the problems instead.


Equipment manufacturer fined for providing confusing information

26 June, 2009

An equipment manufacturer has been convicted and fined $140,000 in a case where a worker was killed while conducting maintenance on the company's equipment because the maintenance instructions it provided were "hopelessly inadequate".


Warehouse safety training material

18 June, 2009 by

Vocam’s Warehouse Safety Training Solutions staff training material is suitable for training large numbers of staff in various remote locations, as well as for group training classes.


In-house industrial training

09 June, 2009 by

Vocam provides in-house industrial safety training that reduces training costs and delivers results.


Online safety training

09 June, 2009 by

Safety-TV is an online safety and HR training program that features advanced online training and content delivery for businesses.


Free safety information for NSW businesses during June

28 May, 2009

The NSW government has announced a series of training events across the state for the month of June as part of Manual Handling Month.


Ten tips for preventing stress in the workplace

20 May, 2009

Stress can make the workplace unsafe. To contribute to a safer workplace, a number of steps should be taken to reduce the stress in it, as workplace advocate Return To Work Matters points out.


Online safety tips to help young workers

19 May, 2009

Young South Australians now have a dedicated website to answer their questions about workplace safety, fair pay and conditions.


Safety program for young workers

06 February, 2009

WorkSafe WA has launched an updated version of its SmartMove website in an effort to minimise the incidence of workplace injuries of young workers.


OHS diplomas

11 October, 2008

SAI Global’s Advanced Diploma in OHS offers industry professionals the opportunity to extend their knowledge and formal qualifications in line with the latest in OHS theory and practice.


Manual training DVD

11 October, 2008

The ‘Manual Handling’ training DVD takes viewers through a range of tips, procedures and preventions for improving the safety of manual handling tasks performed in the workplace.


Height safety training course

11 October, 2008

The ‘Work Safely at Height’ training course is designed for persons who could be required to undertake routine procedures involving working at height. The course is designed to expose persons who work at height to a broad range of height risk situations and to correctly implement a safe working procedure.


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