Safety in Your Workplace: How to Focus on Prevention

Safety in Your Workplace: How to Focus on Prevention

Rather than wait until an injury in your workplace, focus on prevention and harm minimisation. The promotion of safety and wellbeing of employees is crucial to a positive and efficient work environment. Here are a few ways you can focus on prevention when it comes to safety in a workplace: Training Training for a job […]

Is the Risk Worth the Cost? 

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Forklifts are among the most frequently used pieces of equipment in the workplace; because they are small compact machines, designed to navigate very narrow aisle and have a great lifting capacity.     They are efficient for moving heavy goods and supplies from one place to another with little effort; yet the most dangerous and cause serious accidents.     There are many […]

The Real Costs of Non-Compliance

The Real Costs of Non-Compliance

Many workplaces are under the fallacy that once an incident or injury occurs in their workplace they are covered by insurance and it will have little to no impact in terms of liability and cost. This leads them to take a laid-back attitude towards safety compliance.  What they need to understand is that insurances do […]

Cost of forklift accident Vs cost of prevention

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Forklift near misses happen everyday and most go unrecorded. Accidents can happen just far too quickly. Possible scenarios Forklift hits main conveyor line halting dispatch for multiple days until repaired Forklift hits and injures staff member walking in factory Forklift hits end of pallet racking bringing it all down Forklift hits structural column weakening support […]

Where to Use Expandable Barriers

Where to Use Expandable Barriers

If you go to concerts or big sporting matches, then you’ve most probably seen a barrier for crowd control. Note, however, that this heavy cold-looking steel object is not the only type of barrier there is. An increasing number of establishments now use expandable barriers in their operations. Aside from their flexibility, they are generally […]

CASE STUDY: KERRY INGREDIENTS

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Verge Safety Barriers helps businesses solve their workplace safety issues by upgrading traffic management plans and installing appropriate products to create a safe working environment. Project: Kerry Ingredients Australia Pty Limited Location: Murarrie (Brisbane), QLD Year: 2018 Product: 32 x lineal meters of Verge HD barrier 8 x Verge self-closing V-gates 4 x 600mm domed […]

How Barriers Can Reduce the Accident Rate in Your Warehouse

How Barriers Can Reduce the Accident Rate in Your Warehouse

Accidents happen. It’s just a part of life. But when it comes to business, there are steps and measures to avoid costly accidents. Warehouse accidents can put a business majorly out-of-pocket. Compensation pay, equipment downtime and loss of productivity can have severe effects on a business budget. Accidents take place when complacency creeps into the workplace. […]