PPE Plays an Important Part in Warehouse Safety

PPE Plays an Important Part in Warehouse Safety

Warehouses are hazardous work environments that require necessary risk management strategies. In warehouses, risk management must be carried out prior to any work commencing and must consider any potential risks in the workplace and how the risk will be controlled or eliminated. A key requirement to warehouse safety management involves Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that […]

Managing the Risk of Awkward Loads

Managing the Risk of Awkward Loads

Forklifts are used primarily for moving heavy objects relatively easily to different locations. This helps to increase productivity and prevent hazardous manual handling injuries caused to workers lifting beyond their capacity or using incorrect lifting techniques. Before forklifts were invented, factories and warehouses used a system of ropes, cables and pulleys to move heavy objects […]

3 Safety Strategies to Win The War On Workplace Injuries

3 Safety Strategies to Win The War On Workplace Injuries

Between 2003 and 2016, 3,414 workers died in Australian workplaces. As of November 26, 115 people have died at work in 2018 alone. This is an unacceptable amount of workplace deaths – incidents that could have been avoided with the proper safety precautions set in place. Half of all workplace injuries and deaths occur in […]