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Here’s How to Protect Your Eyes from Injury

Although eye injuries can happen anywhere, even at home, the construction site is a high risk work environment and may present an increased risk to our eyes due to the construction processes, tools, dust etc. One of the ways to

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Learn How to Choose a Welding Helmet

Protecting your face and eyes is of paramount importance when welding, which is why choosing the right helmet for the job is of such importance. With all the options on the market these days choosing the right helmet for you

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Personal Protective Equipment not Optional on Work Sites

What do you think of this guy’s PPE? Although this isn’t what personal protective equipment is, no work on a construction site should go on without the necessary PPE. The very basic PPE for construction work include hard hats and

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Protecting your Eyes on a Building Site

A seldom addressed risk on construction sites is the harm that can be done to one’s eyes, despite the fact that the eyes are one of the most important and central body parts which enable us to continue working on

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Help for Those Affected by floods and fires

According to an article on the website SafetyCulture.com.au ,WorkCover NSW is reminding the community to take extreme care during the clean-up and renovation of properties following floods and fires to avoid the potential exposure to asbestos. WorkCover has joined forces

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Appropriate PPE for Machinery Work

Machinery work can be extremely hazardous and in addition to safe work methods being established and implemented workers need to be provided with the adequate personal protective equipment to minimise the harm done by accidental contact with dangerous machinery parts.

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Importance of Eye Safety in Construction

Picture: http://toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au/demosites/series8/802/content/lo/lo_ohs/images/ppe_eyes.jpg While construction work presents a variety of hazards and each site is different, the need for eye protection cannot be argued. Personal protective equipment required on a site will depend on the types of hazards that a site

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Red Card Victoria: How to Avoid Safety Hazards on Building Sites

(Photo: Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) The Red Card Victoria has now been replaced with a more convenient, national “White Card” which is essential for acceptance on any construction site in Oz. The “Work Safely in the Construction Industry “course is

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White Card Update: Concrete Drilling and Cutting Safety in Construction

The proper manner of concrete drilling and cutting is an issue not often discussed on the construction safety sites. That is why we have decided to spread some light on the issue here for those workers that may be unsure. 

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White Card Update: The Responsibility of Using Nail Guns on Construction Sites

The reponsibility of using nail guns on a construction site was hammered home (excuse the pun!) recently for one worker, who received a hefty fine for firing a

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