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Construction Education and Training

A question that health and safety training experts suggest employers ask is whether they educate their staff or simply provide training? At first glance they may seem like the same thing but in fact educating workers on safety and simply

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White Card Update: Addressing Bullying From Senior Staff

Employers should understand the importance of addressing bullying in the workplace but we need to recognise that bullying doesn’t always occur horizontally, between employees or colleagues, bullying can also occur from the top down. A recent case which took place

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White Card Update: Latest Fatalities Report Released

The latest Safe Work Australian Notifiable Fatalities Monthly report has been released for December 2013 and according to it, there were 24 work related notifiable fatalities reported during this time. Nineteen male workers as well as 1 female worker were

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How Training can Help Reduce Incidents on a Work Site

Exploring the Importance of White Card and other Safety Training in Construction The construction sector is one of the most high risk not just in Australia but globally and in most countries there is a mandatory safety course that construction

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White Card Update: Addressing the Main Causes of Accidents in the Construction Sector

One of the main purposes of the White Card course which is mandatory for all construction workers is to teach people entering the construction field about the common concerns and their duty of care when it comes to safety on

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White Card Update: Importance of Safety Plans and Training

Anyone involved in any type of construction including mining construction must undergo general construction safety training and when you review the figures over the last few years of the number of people who have been killed in the line of

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White Card Update: Falling Hazard Prevalent on Construction Sites

A teenager has suffered head injuries after a bad fall from a roof in New South Wales.  The young man may have been involved in construction work being done on the roof of a home when the incident occurred. SafetyCulture.com.au

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White Card Update: Safety Tips for Construction Drill Usage

It seems that one of the most widely utilised yet incorrectly utilised tools in the construction and building sector is the simple drill. Often it is the most commonly used items that are abused and those tools which we tend

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White Card Update: Queensland Workplaces for Wellness Program to boost OHS

The Queensland government is offering businesses in the state an incentive to develop innovative health and safety ideas for the workplace by introducing a grant under the Working for Wellness Program Initiative. Safe and healthy workplace ideas are being encouraged

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White Card Update: Keeping Plant and Machinery in Good Condition

An important part of workplace health and safety on construction sites in particular involves ensuring that all plant, machinery and equipment is properly maintained and in excellent working order to ensure its continued effectiveness. Machinery that is not properly maintained

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