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  • stalking incident - Work Safety Hub
    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 stalking incident Life Savers At Risk On Violent Situations Tweet Over the past two years some 74 incidents of workplace violence or injuries were recorded that involves ACT emergency personnel There were 17 incidents recorded over the past two years involving workplace violence where a paramedic was assaulted physically and verbally based from the reports acquired by the ABC The paramedics were kicked or punched by patients in the stomach or face One patient grabbed the paramedic around the neck with both of his arms The usual incidents include bruising and injuries on the soft tissues of the human body and cuts that seriously require medical attention Tags stalking incident verbal and physical threat Violent Situations Workplace Bullying workplace violence Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O

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  • Petroleum Leasing Company Punished for Faulty Pipeline Installation - Work Safety Hub
    on Monday 11 November 2013 Prosecutions Petroleum Leasing Company Punished for Faulty Pipeline Installation Tweet Due to a fatality caused by attempts to dislodge underground pipe with a chain connected to an excavator a coal seam gas company CSG was convicted and fined Hence it led to the arrival of the decision from Industrial Court of NSW to fully implement the NSW safety laws for the coal seam gas industry The matter of Nash v Eastern Star Gas Ltd 2013 NSWIRComm 75 the company now known as Santos NSW Pty Limited was convicted and fined 120 000 for a breach of the then Occupational Health and Safety Act which arose from an incident at a work site in August 2009 This case happened in September 2013 During the process the labourers responsible for the underground pipe work were constructing pipes using a horizontal directional drilling machine A pipeline was stuck and the labourers tried to retrieve the pipe through a chain connected to an excavator to release the pipe The chain between the excavator and the pipe failed during the retrieval process The pipe that came into contact with one of the labourers while the pipe is recoiling killed the said worker Firms in the CSG industry must comply with safety requirements of the WHS Act Operations within the coal seam gas industry are now governed by the safety requirements as set out in the NSW Work Health and Safety Act The WHS Act has encompassed the application of the safety laws in order that the business or undertaking PCBU is urged to ensure as far as reasonably practicable that the health and safety of persons are not at risk from the work carried out Officials of a PCBU are also required to have an effective due diligence system in

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  • coal seam gas company - Work Safety Hub
    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 coal seam gas company Petroleum Leasing Company Punished for Faulty Pipeline Installation Tweet Due to a fatality caused by attempts to dislodge underground pipe with a chain connected to an excavator a coal seam gas company CSG was convicted and fined Hence it led to the arrival of the decision from Industrial Court of NSW to fully implement the NSW safety laws for the coal seam gas industry Tags coal seam gas company coal seam gas industry Faulty Pipeline Petroleum Leasing Company 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

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  • Faulty Pipeline - 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 Faulty Pipeline Petroleum Leasing Company Punished for Faulty Pipeline Installation Tweet Due to a fatality caused by attempts to dislodge underground pipe with a chain connected to an excavator a coal seam gas company CSG was convicted and fined Hence it led to the arrival of the decision from Industrial Court of NSW to fully implement the NSW safety laws for the coal seam gas industry Tags coal seam gas company coal seam gas industry Faulty Pipeline Petroleum Leasing Company 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

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  • Petroleum Leasing Company - 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 Petroleum Leasing Company Petroleum Leasing Company Punished for Faulty Pipeline Installation Tweet Due to a fatality caused by attempts to dislodge underground pipe with a chain connected to an excavator a coal seam gas company CSG was convicted and fined Hence it led to the arrival of the decision from Industrial Court of NSW to fully implement the NSW safety laws for the coal seam gas industry Tags coal seam gas company coal seam gas industry Faulty Pipeline Petroleum Leasing Company 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

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    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 Safe Guarding the Safety of Victoria Farms Tweet Worksafe Victoria pursued a 12 month campaign to help rectify and eliminate the root causes of traumas and fatalities amongst agricultural places in Victoria covering more than four hundred sixty farms In the course of the campaign the safety inspectors focused on beef cattle farms and dairy with specific attention to animal handling unsafe manual handling and hazardous machinery Tags Victoria Farms Victoria Farms workplace guidance workplace guidance WorkSafe Australia WorkSafe Australia WorkSafe inspectors WorkSafe inspectors 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 currently offline on Monday 30 September 2013 Facilities and the Working Environment Bundaberg Ocular Audit of Work Safety Quality Inspectors Tweet Some on the spot ocular audits were conducted by the Workplace Health

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  • Prosecutions in Work Health & Safety Resumes in Parliament - Work Safety Hub
    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 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 Prosecutions Prosecutions in Work Health Safety Resumes in Parliament Tweet A legislation was initiated to resume the work health and safety prosecutions by solicitors and to empower jurisdiction in the Local and District Courts to conduct hearing in the Parliament on matters about Work Health and Safety The Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill of 2013 or the WHS Bill has the purpose of explaining that court proceedings for WHS offences may be prosecuted through WorkCover inspectors It is for this matter that the District Court has vested authority to conduct court hearings related to WHS prosecutions to allow court proceedings for offences done under the previous Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 also called the OHS Act to continue That is if only allowable under the WHS Bill even though that the limitation period to begin those court proceedings has already lapsed In the wake of the legislative challenges the WHS Bill was introduced to the jurisdiction of the District Court to conduct hearing on WHS matters The first case was Inspector Brock vs Empire Waste Pty Ltd NSWDC 38 in which it faces the hurdle to determine whether the new WHS laws were properly empowered the Court to conduct hearings endorsed under the OHS Act The next one is Inspector Walsh vs Built Pty Ltd 2012 NSWDC 171786 which is into whether proceedings began by process signed by a WorkCover solicitor as opposed to the investigating inspector were not legally acceptable These matters have been endorsed for debate before the Parliament under the NSW apellate Courts This is not the first time that an intervention happened to standardise prosecutions that have already started An invalid initiating process was corrected by legislation in the high profile Gretley trial There is no major issue with the High Court in that matter so such a challenge is made available to correspond to the WHS Bill after it is being enacted Charges which were not valid may not be reconvened by the WHS Bill on the condition that the defence argument is correct In simpler explanation the WHS Bill once enacted will not be capable of fixing the problem Tags Prosecutions in Work Health and Safety WHS Bill WHS prosecutions work health and safety Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts Mine safety Measures to Prevent another Pike River Tragedy The methane explosion that killed 29 men last November 2010 still haunts the memories of The Pike River coalmine disaster in New Zealand In line wi By Robert O neill on Mar 20 in Incident Management and Performance Management Audit on QLD Work Health Safety

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  • WHS prosecutions - Work Safety Hub
    the latest OHS case studies Case 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 WHS prosecutions Prosecutions in Work Health Safety Resumes in Parliament Tweet A legislation was initiated to resume the work health and safety prosecutions by solicitors and to empower jurisdiction in the Local and District Courts to conduct hearing in the Parliament on matters about Work Health and Safety Tags Prosecutions in Work Health and Safety WHS Bill WHS prosecutions work health and safety Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 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

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