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How to Make the Workplace Safe for Employees

If you’re responsible for a business, you will need to create a safe working environment and maintain it. This is a crucial part of management because protecting the health and welfare of workers by providing a safe working environment and

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Builder Fined For Bullying Apprentice

A builder has been fined $12,500 for bullying an apprentice in his employ over a 2 year period. The bullying which came not only from the builder himself but other employees who he encouraged to join in on the bullying

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Bullying in the workplace is Unacceptable

A Geelong carpenter has pleaded guilty to one rolled up charge for workplace bullying under the 2004 OHS Act for failing to provide a safe system of work to an apprentice worker. The builder was charged $12,500 for bullying an

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Cool Off-shore Construction Vessel Footage

Deepwater construction vessel footage caught on camera shows just how high risk this type of work is. This may not be your regular construction, but even construction work on land can be high risk, which is why general construction induction

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China’s Tallest Building Ready

The tallest building in China and second tallest building in the world is complete. The 127-story Shanghai Tower took extremely long by Chinese standards to build – 7 years from ground breaking to completion. The only building in the world

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The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 Restores Rights of Queensland Workers

On 17 September 2015 the new workers’ compensation law was passed by Parliament and has been hailed as the Queensland Government’s fulfilment of a promise to restore the rights of Queensland’s injured workers. The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other

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WorkSafe WA Inspection Program Reveals Compliance in Licensing and Training

A WorkSafe WA inspection program conducted in the northern suburbs of Perth at the end of August revealed overall good results in terms of compliance with training and licensing. During the inspection 44 construction sites were visited and 29 improvement notices and five prohibition

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The Keys to Keeping Young Workers Safe

Young workers are arguably the most at risk on the worksite, mostly due to their inexperience on the job and in life in general, that is why I found an article written by Joanna Weekes on www.healthandsafetyhandbook.com.au useful. The post

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Developers in NSW to Cover Defect Costs

A report by the University of New South Wales has found that building defects are present in about 85 per cent of buildings since the year 2000 with the most common defects including shifting foundations, water leaks, wall cracks and tiling faults.

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Importance of Training to survive emergency situations

Although the number of incidents occurring on construction sites where workers are injured or killed is declining according to work authority statistics, it is still important to ensure safety is a priority so that these good safety records are maintained.

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