New Code to Help Reduce Manual Handling Risk

New Code to Help Reduce Manual Handling Risk

Posted on 16 June, 2017 | In OH&S News

  One of the most important documents for helping businesses improve their workplace safety is now available. It is Victoria’s Hazardous Manual Handling Compliance Code 2017. This legal document developed by leading OHS regulator WorkSafe Victoria raises the standard on what employers s..

Victoria Improves It’s OHS Laws

Victoria Improves It’s OHS Laws

Posted on 18 April, 2017 | In OH&S News

  The state’s Andrews Labor Government will introduce new laws on July 1 to amend its portfolio of OHS laws enforced by its OHS agency, WorkSafe Victoria. The omnibus WorkSafe Legislation Amendment Bill 2017, currently before state parliament, aims to “improve” Victoria’s main OHS..

Sometimes Heavy Lifting is Necessary. But is It Safe?

Sometimes Heavy Lifting is Necessary. But is It Safe?

Posted on 29 March, 2017 | In OH&S News

  There are still many work tasks that require lifting heavy objects. While Australia’s safety regulators warn against this where there may be a risk of injury, in the “real world” there is often no alternative than to use muscle power. Australia’s uniform OHS manual handling laws..

Why Forklifts and Pedestrians don’t mix

Why Forklifts and Pedestrians don’t mix

Posted on 20 March, 2017 | In OH&S News

An informative video on the importance of keeping pedestrians safe in areas that are frequented by pedestrians that has been produced by the NSW Workcover Authority. [embed]http://vimeo.com/209145143[/embed] Click here to view our range of Warehouse Barrier Rails and safety solutions. ..

Unsafe Manual Handling remains the biggest workplace OHS problem

Unsafe Manual Handling remains the biggest workplace OHS problem

Posted on 22 February, 2017 | In OH&S News

  New figures released by the Victorian OHS regulator, WorkSafe Victoria, show that unsafe manual handling persists as the biggest worry for government OHS regulators and that means an ongoing legal problem for workplaces that are not managing the risk of their manual work. The Victorian ..

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