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  • Robert O'neill - Page 64 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Robert O neill http www worksafetyhub com au Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Work Safety Hub and has over 10 years experience in managing safety and risk management programs His key specialities include safety leadership culture safety systems independent advisor and facilitator roles risk assessments and independent audits His other areas of expertise include coaching managers and supervisors in leadership skills Robert was previously Capital Projects HSE Manager at George Weston Foods OHS Manager of Don Smallgoods Project Safety Manager at Boral Building Products Engineer and keen public speaker and blogger Robert is a Chartered Professional Member of the Safety Institute Australia CPMSIA Registered Safety Professional Aust and certified as a lead auditor OHS with the RABQSA Robert is also appointed to the WorkSafe Victoria panel of consultants on the Medium Segment Intervention Strategy Subscribe to blogger updates Subscribe to feed Work Safe Week 2012 22 October to 1 November Tweet Work Safe Week 2012 is locked in for 22 October to 1 November Tags Awareness Campaign Conferences 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

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/blogger/listings/roneill?start=126 (2014-01-05)
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  • Robert O'neill - Page 65 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Robert O neill http www worksafetyhub com au Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Work Safety Hub and has over 10 years experience in managing safety and risk management programs His key specialities include safety leadership culture safety systems independent advisor and facilitator roles risk assessments and independent audits His other areas of expertise include coaching managers and supervisors in leadership skills Robert was previously Capital Projects HSE Manager at George Weston Foods OHS Manager of Don Smallgoods Project Safety Manager at Boral Building Products Engineer and keen public speaker and blogger Robert is a Chartered Professional Member of the Safety Institute Australia CPMSIA Registered Safety Professional Aust and certified as a lead auditor OHS with the RABQSA Robert is also appointed to the WorkSafe Victoria panel of consultants on the Medium Segment Intervention Strategy Subscribe to blogger updates Subscribe to feed Businesses urged to enter WorkCover Mentor Program Tweet WorkCover NSW is calling for small and large businesses from Sydney and the Illawarra to take part in its 2012 13 Mentor Program Tags Untagged 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

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/blogger/listings/roneill?start=128 (2014-01-05)
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  • Robert O'neill - Page 66 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Robert O neill http www worksafetyhub com au Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Work Safety Hub and has over 10 years experience in managing safety and risk management programs His key specialities include safety leadership culture safety systems independent advisor and facilitator roles risk assessments and independent audits His other areas of expertise include coaching managers and supervisors in leadership skills Robert was previously Capital Projects HSE Manager at George Weston Foods OHS Manager of Don Smallgoods Project Safety Manager at Boral Building Products Engineer and keen public speaker and blogger Robert is a Chartered Professional Member of the Safety Institute Australia CPMSIA Registered Safety Professional Aust and certified as a lead auditor OHS with the RABQSA Robert is also appointed to the WorkSafe Victoria panel of consultants on the Medium Segment Intervention Strategy Subscribe to blogger updates Subscribe to feed Tasmanian Minister launches cutting edge OH S campaign to promote Workplace Safety Tweet David O Byrne the Tasmanian Minister for Workplace Relations launched a new campaign yesterday to remind Tasmania businesses to get ready for the new National Laws Tags Untagged Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/blogger/listings/roneill?start=130 (2014-01-05)
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  • Robert O'neill - Page 67 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Robert O neill http www worksafetyhub com au Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS Dip Bus QA CPMSIA RSP Aust Robert is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Work Safety Hub and has over 10 years experience in managing safety and risk management programs His key specialities include safety leadership culture safety systems independent advisor and facilitator roles risk assessments and independent audits His other areas of expertise include coaching managers and supervisors in leadership skills Robert was previously Capital Projects HSE Manager at George Weston Foods OHS Manager of Don Smallgoods Project Safety Manager at Boral Building Products Engineer and keen public speaker and blogger Robert is a Chartered Professional Member of the Safety Institute Australia CPMSIA Registered Safety Professional Aust and certified as a lead auditor OHS with the RABQSA Robert is also appointed to the WorkSafe Victoria panel of consultants on the Medium Segment Intervention Strategy Subscribe to blogger updates Subscribe to feed Company fined 90 000 after worker s arm crushed in machine Tweet Goodman Fielder Consumer Foods Pty Ltd was convicted and fined 90 000 yesterday over an incident at its Pampas factory in West Footscray which left a worker with serious and permanent injuries to his arm after it was crushed in a machine Tags Untagged Continue reading Posted by Robert O neill Robert O neill Certified OHS Professional GradDip OHSM GradCert OHS

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/blogger/listings/roneill?start=132 (2014-01-05)
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  • Australian Retailers' Plea for Work Safety - Work Safety Hub
    the end of each day said WorkSafe Regional Director Melinda Collinson She emphasised the importance of work safety on top of everything else during the holiday rush Also Ms Collinson raised the issue that employees should be able to address the issues by speaking up if they are doubtful in doing a particular job safely She firmly stated This time of year many businesses put on Christmas casuals for the summer months so it s particularly important that young or new employees receive appropriate training and supervision They should also be encouraged to speak up if they are uncertain about how to do something safely Researchers revealed that in the Australian footwear and clothing manually handling crates cartons boxes and other items comprised 53 of injuries related to manual handling Fall injuries trips and slips were the injuries usually caused by ladders Being proactive is the key message of all these said Ms Collinson Each employee has an important role to take a proactive stance in reporting and resolving work safety issues She concluded The good news is that these types of injuries are preventable and the solutions to the hazards are often simple fixes One of the easiest ways

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/australian-retailers-plea-for-work-safety?tmpl=component&print=1 (2014-01-05)
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  • Top 10 Work Safety and Security Tips for Injured Workers - Work Safety Hub
    Responsibility Authority and Commitment Top 10 Work Safety and Security Tips for Injured Workers Tweet WorkCover Tasmania has commissioned Worker Assist to be a service funded entity to render assistance on work safety issues Unions Tasmania primarily operates this and its main purpose is to help injured workers explore through Tasmania s workers compensation system Worker Assist has been operational for around 18 months already It proved to be helping many workers with different work safety issues WorkCover Tasmania has identified top ten tips for those workers who were injured while doing work 1 Render notice of any incident or injury regardless of whether small or big incident immediately to your supervisor 2 Make sure to put it into writing Clearly describe what your injury is and state what you have been doing during that time Briefly state when the incident injury happened 3 You need to secure a Workers Compensation Medical Certificate from your GP and a Workers Compensation Claim Form from your employer if you are not able to perform your normal duties at work or if medical treatment is necessary It is required to lodge these important documents immediately 4 Don t be threatened not to give a statement to an investigator 5 You have the right to select your own GP 6 You also bear the right to change your GP during the course of your claim on the condition that you give your employer a notice Authorising the transfer of your medical records to your new GP is also part of the procedure A downloadable form can be obtained at WorkCover s website please visit www workcover tas gov au and click on changing your medical provider 7 You are not allowed to endorse to anyone your GP appointment You must attend the GP appointment alone 8 Allow your rehab provider or in which case the other person involved in your return to work to be in after attending your GP appointment to discuss thoroughly your plan to return to work Pay attention on what you can do at work you are much better off getting back to work smoothly sooner than later 9 After you recovered from your injury a Final Certificate should be secured only if your GP considers it as appropriate 10 Contact Worker Assist on 1300 0 ASSIST 1300 027 747 or email This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it should you require any advice on your work situation WorkCover Evaluated IMP Guidelines Tasmania s workers compensation scheme is supported by the Injury Management Programs for almost three years now The WorkCover Tasmania Board will evaluate a better version of the Injury Management Program Guidelines in order to establish the accomplishments that have been already achieved during this time The Guidelines are an indispensable tool in determining the elements that comprise systems insurers and thus employers need to prepare for good injury management Then the success of this will allow employers to be

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/top-10-work-safety-and-security-tips-for-injured-workers (2014-01-05)
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  • Safe Guarding the Safety of Victoria Farms - Work Safety Hub
    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 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 Around three hundred seventy five improvement notices were issued by WorkSafe inspectors Some more sixty four breaches were actually dealt with by employers in the workplace itself during the 12 month campaign Out of the three hundred seventy five notices approximately 30 were inflicted by machinery On that 30 nearly half of it is due to poor workplace guidance Machinery and attachments that are used incorrectly poorly maintained and inadequately guarded is still the biggest problem on farms Farmers are practical and creative but machinery should only be used for the purpose it s intended said WorkSafe chief executive Denise Cosgrove The WorkSafe chief executive added that the beef farms and dairy had been granted a priority as 50 of agriculture s 1 000 claims on serious injuries happened on livestock farms over the past two years Trips slips fall hazards poor ladder access to silos lack of personal protective equipment and neglect in securing chemical register and Material Safety Data sheets that offer safe storage and handling advice were also included in the safety issues being identified in the course of the campaign Around seven involved in the machinery and two in handling of animals comprised the nine fatalities that happened in Victoria farms over the same period WorkSafe Victoria argued that the cost and impact an injury or fatality has on the individual the family business and the community particularly in country areas is immense around 1 000 serious injury claims are only the tip of the iceberg as many farmers operate hobby farms or are self employed and do not fall within the workers compensation system Our priority is to ensure workplaces are as safe as possible and that workers get to go home to loved ones at the end of the day said Ms Cosgrove WorkSafe Australia shared some safety tips for the farms 1 Ensure livestock handling equipment infrastructure is fit for breed characteristics and cattle size 2 Build gates with spring loaded latches in yards 3 Build cat wlaks on loading race and make sure ramps have both sides covered 4 Secure yard design to permit safe exit in case of emergency 5 Maintain yards pens and gates 6 Wearing of helmets for quad bike operators Tags Victoria Farms Victoria Farms workplace guidance workplace guidance WorkSafe Australia WorkSafe Australia WorkSafe inspectors WorkSafe inspectors WorkSafe Victoria Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts Mark McCabe s Stance on ACT

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/entry/safe-guarding-the-safety-of-victoria-farms (2014-01-05)
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  • Facilities and the Working Environment - Work Safety Hub
    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 Facilities and the Working Environment Subscribe to this category Subscribe to feed 5 posts in this category 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 Rail Safety Week Delves On Labourer Safety Tweet The Australian Transport Safety Bureau ATSB composed a video that offers information on the hazards and risks of working on a railway as part of Rail Safety Week It was held

    Original URL path: http://www.worksafetyhub.com.au/blog/categories/listings/facilities-and-the-working-environment (2014-01-05)
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