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  • OHS Body of Knowledge - Work Safety Hub
    books Tools Fast facts businesses need to know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged OHS Body of Knowledge OHS consultants must be Certified Professionals Tweet Tags AOHSEAB Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board Certified OHS Professional Legal Requirements OHS Body of Knowledge OHS BoK OHS Professionals Professional Advice Safe Work Australia Safe Work Australia Safety Institute of

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/tags/tag/ohs-body-of-knowledge (2014-01-05)
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  • OHS BoK - Work Safety Hub
    E books Tools Fast facts businesses need to know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged OHS BoK OHS consultants must be Certified Professionals Tweet Tags AOHSEAB Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board Certified OHS Professional Legal Requirements OHS Body of Knowledge OHS BoK OHS Professionals Professional Advice Safe Work Australia Safe Work Australia Safety Institute of Australia

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  • November & December: Most Dangerous Time of the Year - Work Safety Hub
    and extra care during the last weeks going into Christmas Mr Rich Phillips made a comment The festive season is about to begin and Victorians are starting to think about Christmas with their families and friends and relaxing over the summer holidays But we know from harsh experience that when people take their minds off safety they risk a tragedy And we want everyone to get home safely for Christmas The statistics of WorkSafe Victoria further analysed that seven individuals died between November and December This figure is more than double the number of fatalities compared with any two month period last 2012 Meanwhile nine fatalities were recorded between November and December last 2011 all within a six week period Ms Denise Grove WorkSafe Chief Executive believes that Australians minds automatically turn to things other than work as the year end approaches It only means that work safety may be not a priority or worse totally forgotten She added We also know that many fatalities at this time of year involve experienced workers doing routine tasks which suggests their minds may not be fully on the task at hand Together it all adds up to a dangerous mix It has become a tragic news not only for WorkSafe Australia so Ms Grove heightened the alert by saying When a worker doesn t return home safe at the end of the day it is a tragedy for all involved families friends workmates employers and the wider community We want the festive season to be a happy time for everyone So please take care Recap of 2012 Occupational Injury Fatalities Just to review the summary of the findings of WorkSafe Australia in its report Work Related Traumatic Injury Fatalities Australia 2012 Injuries at work resulted in the deaths of 223 workers in 2012 This is similar to the previous two years and represents a significant fall from the 311 deaths recorded in 2007 Over the past 10 years 2 596 workers have been killed while working The 223 fatalities in 2012 equates to a fatality rate of 1 93 deaths per 100 000 workers This is the lowest fatality rate since the series began 10 years ago The highest fatality rate was recorded in 2004 at 2 95 Over the past 10 years 62 of fatalities occurred within three industries Transport postal warehousing Agriculture forestry fishing and Construction The Transport postal warehousing industry accounted for the highest number of fatalities 65 to 29 in 2012 This is the highest number since 2007 70 Within this industry the Road freight transport sector recorded 29 09 deaths per 100 000 workers 15 times the all industries rate The Agriculture forestry fishing industry recorded 53 fatalities in 2012 one of the lowest numbers in the series However this still equates to 12 74 deaths per 100 000 workers nearly seven times the all industries rate The Construction industry recorded 30 fatalities in 2012 the lowest number in the 10 years and a substantial fall from

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  • Dangerous Time of the Year - Work Safety Hub
    Studies Watch industry leaders and experts discuss a range of workplace health and safety topics Podcasts and Videos See how specific industries are performing and gauge how well your business is doing in compassion E books Tools Fast facts businesses need to know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged Dangerous Time of the Year November December Most Dangerous Time of the Year Tweet According to a study conducted by WorkSafe Victoria November and December are the most dangerous periods of a year in workplaces As a result Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich Phillips made an appeal to every Victorian employer and employee to take precautionary measures and extra care during the last weeks going into Christmas Tags Dangerous Time of the Year statistics of WorkSafe Victoria WorkSafe Victoria Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is

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  • Process for Anti-Bullying Complaints Released - Work Safety Hub
    already available to the public for comments It basically covers how the Fair Work Commission proposes to handle complaints on bullying Initial Assessment and Application The employee will lodge the application Then the application will be evaluated to ensure it is valid and complete which will be forwarded to the employer and in some cases may be forwarded also to the bully Making a contact with the employer is allowable Before any judicial hearings all participants will be given an opportunity to be heard Meanwhile the team assigned in anti bullying submits to the Panel Head a report stating whether the case involves some potential jurisdictional issues the origin of the alleged conduct to determine whether if it fits the process of mediation reasons that may point out the depth of urgency and other important factors that would arrive at a decision regarding the process of said application Proper consideration will be given to decide whether the employee has used options for internal resolution or if there is still a need for any on going internal investigation The Panel Head will have the final decision if the matter will be delegated to a Member for determination or mediation Mediation This is voluntary and confidential and will only be presented if necessary with reference to the nature of the parties and the allegations made as indicated in the application The goal of mediation is to offer solution to the issues so that the parties can have a co operative and constructive relationships with each other The complaint will immediately proceed to hearing once mediation is not a solution or it does not solve the complaint It will be a public hearing The Member will then convene a preliminary conference of the concerned parties to comprehend the issues involved the parties position and the workable approach to the matter Either mediation or conciliation may also utilised at this stage Feedback There will be no fixed date for comments to be submitted However the Commission has decided that it would be appreciative of any feedback towards mid to late December of 2013 just in time for the commencement of the new anti bullying jurisdiction set on 01 January 2013 The Commission recognizes this is a fresh territory for anyone Hence it will evaluate the new system in July 2014 and July 2015 There has been some friction about the potential complexities for employers particularly the chance of dealing with claims raised by an employee in the Commission and at state level or perhaps having the internal investigations discontinued abruptly Eric Abetz who is the Minister for Industrial Relations has kept this issue open to legislative reforms and has said there should be a filter for the bullying claims and to the credit of the Fair Work Commission they are putting in rules and systems that may well provide that filter Now we are prepared to legislate but if the Fair Work Commission can achieve the same outcome by rules and procedures I will

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  • complaints on bullying - Work Safety Hub
    know about hazards in the workplace Fact Sheets Learn the tips and tricks to deal with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged complaints on bullying Process for Anti Bullying Complaints Released Tweet Approved policies on how to deal with bullying complaints are already available to the public for comments It basically covers how the Fair Work Commission proposes to handle complaints on bullying Initial Assessment and Application Tags bullying complaints bullying complaints complaints on bullying complaints on bullying Fair Work Commission Process for Anti Bullying Complaints Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 02 December 2013 Management Systems Process for Anti Bullying Complaints Released Tweet Approved policies on how to deal with bullying complaints are already available to the public for comments It basically covers how the Fair Work Commission proposes to handle complaints on bullying Initial Assessment and Application Tags bullying complaints bullying complaints

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  • Management Systems - Work Safety Hub
    with workers compensation reduce your premium and improve productivity Insights Download procedure and risk assessment templates ready for use at work Templates Talk to a certified OHS specialist about your workplace safety obligations Employer Helpline Courses OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Management Systems This category covers occupational health and safety management systems Subscribe to this category Subscribe to feed 9 posts in this category Process for Anti Bullying Complaints Released Tweet Approved policies on how to deal with bullying complaints are already available to the public for comments It basically covers how the Fair Work Commission proposes to handle complaints on bullying Initial Assessment and Application Tags bullying complaints bullying complaints complaints on bullying complaints on bullying Fair Work Commission Process for Anti Bullying Complaints Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 02 December 2013 Management Systems eBook on safety culture smashes download record Tweet Thankyou to everyone who has downloaded the ebook and thankyou for the wonderful engagement discussion and questions We are pleased to report that the eBook Keeping your Business in Business with a positive safety culture what you should know about

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  • Latest Entries - Page 11
    OHS Courses to keep your skills up to date and meet your legal obligations Short Courses Short sharp and easy way to get analysis insights and expert opinion on key developments Briefings Blog About Us Contact Us Recent Searches Anything in here will be replaced on browsers that support the canvas element OHS Business Subscription Trips Chemical Reps Health Violence Bullying OHS consulting Slips exposure Procedures Hazardous Substance Manual Handling Falls Fixed Fee Support View Audits Inspections Short Courses Videos Automation Employer Subscription Subscribe to blog Work Safety Hub The Work Safety Hub blog Great new eBook on safety culture We are pleased to release our new free eBook Keeping your Business in Business with a positive safety culture what you should know about and how to start The book describes the current thinking around advanced risk management some insights into Read More by Robert O neill Friday 13 December 2013 View more featured entries 1 Subscribe to feed Latest Entries State of the Art or State of Harassment Tweet Despite greater public awareness sexual harassment has become rampant in the workplace Unwelcome and unwanted behaviour have easily accessed communication channels via mobile phones use of emails and social media sites Tags anti discrimination law Australian Human Rights Commission Sex Discrimination Act sexual harassment Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the foun User is currently offline on Monday 28 October 2013 Incident Management and Performance Management Taking Advantage of Safety Management Systems to Promote Business Continuity Tweet There are critical dangers in the organisation that are huge enough to strike a blow to the most critical resources of the company and that is when a serious work incident happens in the

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