Common Misconceptions about Safety Barriers and General Safety in the Workplace

Common Misconceptions about Safety Barriers and General Safety in the Workplace

Allow us to debunk some of the usual myths surrounding workplace safety and safety barriers. Misconceptions about workplace safety can have a significant impact on your business. Whether you operate a grocery store, an office, or a construction site, you and your employees face potential danger during work shifts. Some are obvious, yet others are […]

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 […]

Benefits of a Modular Handrail

Benefits of a Modular Handrail

Modular handrails offer more than just safety in the workplace. Railings enhance the design of our decks and porches. They also serve as a perfect spot to hang lights and flower beds. People like to lean on them because they are strong, sturdy, and aptly sized. A railing’s primary purpose is to provide safety. We […]

Vital Steps in Building a Safe Work Environment

Vital Steps in Building a Safe Work Environment

Now more than ever, there’s a pressing need to make sure that the work environment, especially for people working in production buildings and major warehouses, is as safe as possible. According to Safe Work Australia, the Australian economy loses around $60 billion each year due to work-related injuries. That represents almost 5% of Australia’s gross […]

The Difference Safety Signs Can Make

The Difference Safety Signs Can Make

All workplaces must be safe and secure. This requirement is even more critical when it comes to warehouse and production companies, which often manage serious workplace hazards. For a company owner or warehouse manager, there are various ways to enhance safety in the workplace. One of those is the adding safety signs around your property, […]

The Industrial Manslaughter Conviction for No Traffic Management Plan

The Industrial Manslaughter Conviction for No Traffic Management Plan

The industrial manslaughter law in Queensland The industrial manslaughter provisions were added to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (ES Act), and the Safety in Recreational Water Activities Act 2011 (SRWA Act) were introduced in response to the tragic fatalities at Dreamworld and an Eagle Farm work […]

How to Properly Layout Your Work Area

How to Properly Layout Your Work Area

How you layout your work area will determine the safety and efficiency of your people. The layout and design of a workspace will determine the flow of people, materials, and equipment. Layout planning is deciding on the best and most efficient arrangement of all physical resources that will need space in a work area or […]

Is Due Diligence Enough ?

Is Due Diligence Enough ?

Following the last blog post, I came across this article and thought I might give some insights. On Friday 19 Jul 2019, ATTA Quality Training Services Pty Ltd, an occupational health and safety training organisation has been convicted and fined $200,000 for falsifying scaffolding and forklift training records. ATTA Quality Training Services, a WorkSafe approved […]

Automation a Safer Option for Mezzanine Safety

Is Due Diligence Enough ?

Mezzanine floor are commonly found and erected in workplace.  The installation of mezzanine floors are claimed to be a cost-efficient solution that maximise the available space and could potentially double the size of the workspace and solve storage issues. Mezzanine floors are used in a variety of industries and workplaces such as: warehouses and industrial […]

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 […]