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  • WorkSafe inspectors - Work Safety Hub
    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 WorkSafe inspectors 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 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

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  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing - Work Safety Hub
    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 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Subscribe to this category Subscribe to feed 23 posts in this category 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 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 Tags Australian footwear and clothing rush of holiday season work safety

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  • Train Drivers in Australia Put Their Lives on the Line - Work Safety Hub
    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 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 14 October 2013 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Train Drivers in Australia Put Their Lives on the Line Tweet A study by Safe Work Australia found out that majority of Australians and their jobs can lead to a variety of stresses like fatigue and burn out heart disease and diabetes They also cost a fortune with a whopping figure of 15B that was lost to the economy each year due to stress related problems It is for this reason that train drivers were considered to have the toughest occupations with 1 025 claims made per 100 million hours worked which is about 26 times more than the average job for males According to the spokesperson of Safe Work Australia For males drivers of public transport in particular train drivers had very high rates of workers compensation claims arising from mental stress This is likely due to the unfortunately large number of suicides witnessed by these workers on the rail network The spokesperson added Occupations associated with high rates of workers compensation claims arising from mental stress tended to involve work where there are high levels of personal responsibility for the welfare of other people and where there is potential exposure to dangerous situations The main point to note is in many of these occupations both male and female workers may have very little control over their exposure to traumatic events or aggressive or abusive people The largest number of claims made is classified under general pressure bullying and harassment and violence for both men and women Safe Work Australia likewise noted that law and order professions like security guards and paramedics were highly exposed as well to workplace dangers High risk jobs for men Train drivers and assistants Police ambulance officers and paramedics Prison officers welfare and community workers Fire fighters bus and tram drivers General clerks and nursing assistants Special care workers and secondary school teachers Guards and security officers Primary school teachers and education mangers High risk jobs for women Police and prison officers Ambulance officers paramedics Welfare community workers and social workers Secondary school teachers and special education teachers Personal care and nursing assistants General clerks and customer service managers Vocational education teachers and education aides Enrolled nurses and education managers Tags Safe Work Australia stress related problems Train Drivers 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 Hazards of Engineered Nanomaterials Investigating the emissions of nanomaterials from composites and other solid particles during machining process

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  • Train Drivers - 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 Train Drivers Train Drivers in Australia Put Their Lives on the Line Tweet A study by Safe Work Australia found out that majority of Australians and their jobs can lead to a variety of stresses like fatigue and burn out heart disease and diabetes They also cost a fortune with a whopping figure of 15B that was lost to the economy each year due to stress related problems Tags Safe Work Australia stress related problems Train Drivers 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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  • Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace - Work Safety Hub
    related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency of consumption of alcohol outside the workplace and beyond working hours The employer who is punished on use of alcohol through hospitality at work related events may suffer consequences on legal liabilities and corporate image It is estimated that alcohol use by an employee contributed to approximately 5 of Australian workplace deaths and 4 to 11 of non fatal workplace injuries Alcholism can incur an annual cost of absenteeism to an estimated 437 million to 1 2B For public health and policy practice it is an imperative for Australian employers to reduce the negative outcomes of alcohol Social and economic costs associated to workplace injuries death and productivity deterioration are not only the responsibility of employers but also the wider community Work safety strategists have argued for a shift away from the traditional approach to managing alcohol and related hazards in the workplace to a broader primary prevention approach There are two basic components of such an approach that are central to good practice responses that are likely to be effective 1 Standard Workplace Policy As the work safety norm dictates the policy should be documented comprehensively that contain all the objectives methods of arriving at the objective and the detailed responsibilities of personnel in charge to enforce the policy The policy should outline the organisation s position on alcohol with guidelines and strategies Under what conditions alcohol is made available at workplace functions and incorporation of strategies are considered One approach is ADF s Good Host program The program assists in mitigating alcohol related risks at workplace social events Thus this could help in policy formulation

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  • Alcohol Risk in the Workplace - Work Safety Hub
    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 Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Tweet Managing alcohol risk related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency of consumption of alcohol outside the workplace and beyond working hours The employer who is punished on use of alcohol through hospitality at work related events may suffer consequences on legal liabilities and corporate image Tags Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Alcohol Risk in the Workplace alcohol risk related issues alcohol risk related issues Australian workplace deaths Australian workplace deaths employee assistance program employee assistance program Work safety strategists Work safety strategists 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 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Tweet Managing alcohol risk related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency

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  • alcohol risk related issues - 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 Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged alcohol risk related issues Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Tweet Managing alcohol risk related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency of consumption of alcohol outside the workplace and beyond working hours The employer who is punished on use of alcohol through hospitality at work related events may suffer consequences on legal liabilities and corporate image Tags Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Alcohol Risk in the Workplace alcohol risk related issues alcohol risk related issues Australian workplace deaths Australian workplace deaths employee assistance program employee assistance program Work safety strategists Work safety strategists 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 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Tweet Managing alcohol risk related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency

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  • Australian workplace deaths - 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 Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged Australian workplace deaths Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Tweet Managing alcohol risk related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency of consumption of alcohol outside the workplace and beyond working hours The employer who is punished on use of alcohol through hospitality at work related events may suffer consequences on legal liabilities and corporate image Tags Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Alcohol Risk in the Workplace alcohol risk related issues alcohol risk related issues Australian workplace deaths Australian workplace deaths employee assistance program employee assistance program Work safety strategists Work safety strategists 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 Occupational Health and Wellbeing Straightforward Policies Help Mitigate Alcohol Risk in the Workplace Tweet Managing alcohol risk related issues in the Australian workplace do not always offer a straightforward solutions Workers who labour and drink during work hours have certain problems on workplace safety and productivity This considers the frequency of

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