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  • Robert O'neill - Page 9 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Mental Health Literacy and Stigma in the Workplace Tweet A recent study found out that 4 in 10 workers are discrete and are willing to cover up depression problems from employers Majority of these workers or around 50 of them fear that their jobs might be compromised if the truth about their emotional health is unravelled A staggering four out of 10 Australian employees that file for sick leave for depression were discrete about it and would not tell their employers Tags Australian workplaces mental health Mental Health Literacy Mentally Healthy Safe Workplace Stigma in the Workplace 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

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  • Robert O'neill - Page 10 - Work Safety Hub
    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 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

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  • Robert O'neill - Page 69 - Work Safety Hub
    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 Crush injury fines total 35 000 as WorkSafe hits dangerous machines Tweet Two businesses have received fines totalling 35 000 after a contractor had his thumb crushed in an unguarded machine Tags Crush Injury Machine Guarding Prosecution 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

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  • Guest - 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 Guest Guest has not set their biography yet Subscribe to blogger updates Subscribe

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    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 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 Body Vibration Burdening Workers with Muscle Fatigue and Injury Tweet A contributing factor to most Australian labourers muscle fatigue stiffness and work injuries is whole body vibrations WBV which are due to high amplitude jolts and shocks Tags Australian Standard Body Vibration Occupational Health and Safety Australia Vibration Syndrome whole body vibrations work safety compliance 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 16 December 2013 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Dust Monitoring According To Australian Workplace Atmosphere Standards Tweet Work practices that cause excessive exposure to dust can damage a worker s health and can bring a lot of issues in many industries not only

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  • Body Vibration: Burdening Workers with Muscle Fatigue and Injury - Work Safety Hub
    Samples were collected to analyse set up condition seat efficiency seating selection efficiency terrain roughness and vehicle condition The sample results were also used to implement risk management controls in accordance with the hierarchy of control engineering to administration PPE recommendations including recommendations on pre employment warm up stretching programs training programs and checklists The hand arm vibration is the result of using vibrating hand held tools like pneumatic jack hammers chain saws drills and grinders These tools release a quick back and forth motion which are transmitted to the hands and arms of the worker These vibrations can lead to Raynaud s Syndrome or Vibration Syndrome and Vibration Induced White Finger VWF which are highly hazardous to workers health The Australian Standard AS2763 Vibration and shock Hand Transmitted Vibration does not directly imply exposure limits but it does report standards to the possibility of contracting VWF at various exposure levels Vibration Syndrome is a disease caused by vibrating tools that involve some symptoms like muscle fatigue muscle weakness pain in the extremities Meanwhile a Vibration Induced White Finger which is also coined as Dead Hand or Dead Finger is the outcome of poor blood supply in the fingers due

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    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 No

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  • Australian Retailers' Plea for Work Safety - 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 16 December 2013 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Australian Retailers Plea for Work Safety Tweet Inspectors at WorkSafe Victoria have made an ocular inspection among retail stores in Victoria Shop owners of these stores were guided about work safety in time for the rush of holiday season The ocular visitations are geared towards housekeeping practices stock management process and storage ladder safety and training for new workers The inspections will last the whole summer season We understand it s a very busy time for everyone in the industry but we re asking retailers to take particular care so that everyone can get home safely at 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 to prevent slips trips and falls is to make sure in store and back of store areas are free from clutter and excess stock Another simple solution to avoid manual handling injuries is to use an elevated work surface such as a trolley or table instead of lifting stock from the floor It s also essential that workers have the right equipment to access stock or displays at height Platform style ladders are often a better choice than A frame ladders which can be less stable and pose a greater fall risk Tags Australian footwear and clothing rush of holiday season work safety work safety issues WorkSafe Victoria Subscribe to updates Print Bookmark Related Posts OHS consultants must be Certified Professionals By Robert O neill on Dec 02 in Planning Objectives and Legal Obligations Fishermen Training Sessions On

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