Guide: How Barriers Can Reduce Workplace Injuries

Guide: How Barriers Can Reduce Workplace Injuries

  Studies reveal that there are around 2.9 million workplace injuries a year. This number may seem shocking to some of you, but to others, it is a consistent reality. The goal that many companies want is to reduce injuries in the workplace to zero. While it may seem impossible to bring that number down to zero, […]

Common Workplace Injuries in Warehouses

  Workers running around carrying, pushing, and pulling different equipment is a common sight in warehouses. Without a doubt, working in highly technical environments can even be a source of workplace injuries. To better manage a warehouse and minimise accidents and injuries, it is best to be familiar with the following common injuries: 1. Heavy equipment […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CASE STUDY: USG BORAL

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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: USG Boral Location: Camilla, NSW Year: 2017 Product: 283 lineal metres of HD series Barrier 15 x 1 metre wide V-Gates 8x 1 metre wide Verge Vivid Gates 3x […]