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Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 474

05 July, 2017

Are you aware of your workplace's fire evacuation plan? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.

Preventing Hazards in the Veterinary Industry

30 June, 2017

Veterinarians are subject to a unique range of workplace hazards on a daily basis, making it essential to keep health and safety top of mind.

Greencap Complimentary Breakfast Seminars

29 June, 2017

This article contains a calendar of upcoming Greencap breakfast seminars.

Powerline incident put lives at risk

29 June, 2017

A house-demolition excavator collided with live overhead powerlines in an incident on Phillip Island, Victoria, in February 2015. The demolition company has now been charged $25,000 by the court for failing to follow safe procedures, which could have put lives at risk.

A sporting chance for safety

27 June, 2017 by Dannielle Furness

Hosting the Commonwealth Games is more than a precise exercise in logistics, it also poses unique workplace health and safety challenges.

Battling on the frontline

22 June, 2017 by Denise Cullen

Morning peak hour traffic had just begun to subside late last year when Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Alisher stopped to pick up passengers. Minutes later, he was engulfed in flames after a man boarding the bus threw an incendiary device at him. As terrified passengers fled out the back door, Alisher, who'd only been on the job a few months, burned to death behind the wheel.

Performing your WHS obligations like a well-oiled machine

22 June, 2017 by Partner Carlie Holt, Senior Associate Susan Withycombe-Taperell and Lawyer Layla Langridge | Supplied by: Sparke Helmore Lawyers

In this article, we provide a straightforward guide to your obligations and best practice for ensuring workplace safety around machinery, to minimise the risk of serious harm in the workplace.

NSW workers compensation changes

22 June, 2017

JLT hosted an important NSW workers compensation panel discussion with icare and EML representatives to help clients navigate the changing workers compensation landscape.

Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 473

22 June, 2017

Do you believe your workplace health and safety policy and procedure updates are communicated to employees effectively? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.

Planning for emergencies

21 June, 2017 by Phil Archer, General Manager at FirstAction - Emergency Ready

How one man created a community around an emergency plan and drill that saved 2700 people.

Slowing down drivers to protect emergency workers

19 June, 2017

The Victorian government is introducing road rules to protect emergency workers on the road.

Embracing stress prevention at the workplace

19 June, 2017 by Todd Ewing, Director Product Marketing, Fleetmatics

Stress at the workplace can lead to unhappy, unhealthy employees. However, there are practical and easy measures to start actively preventing stress. Start by identifying triggers of stress to their workplace, such as the environment, inflexible working hours and tailoring actions to address these risks.

Impending changes to Victorian occupational health and safety legislation

15 June, 2017 by Senior Associate Sam Jackson and Partner Nicole Fauvrelle

The WorkSafe Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 (Vic.) (the Bill) will soon be passed, introducing changes to the Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004 (Vic.) (the Act) as well as other safety and compensation legislation.

The importance of reviewing workers compensation claims

14 June, 2017 by Kerry Foster, Director, Active Occupational Health Services | Supplied by: Active Occupational Health Services

Workers compensation cost of claims reports are coming into focus as 30 June approaches.

Ask the experts: How can safety leaders deliver on WHS?

13 June, 2017

This article includes insights from safety professionals about what leaders need to do to deliver on WHS outcomes.

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