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Work Related Event Safety Considerations

As the festive season approaches, it's important for employers across Australia to remember that workplace celebrations and work related events, while festive, come with their own set of risks and responsibilities. Workplace injuries during office parties are not uncommon, and it’s crucial for employers to understand when they might be liable for workers' compensation and [...]

By |2023-12-14T14:31:34+09:00December 14th, 2023|Safety Advice|0 Comments

The McLellan Freight Case – Traffic Management Implications for Warehouse Managers

A horrific traffic management accident at a warehouse leased from South Port in Bluff New Zealand, involving McLellan Freight Limited, Transport Services Southland Limited, and Herberts Transport Limited, serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of effective traffic management planning and safe processes. In February 2017, a tragic accident resulted in the [...]

By |2023-11-16T17:53:17+09:00November 16th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Specialist Asbestos Consultants

The critical role of specialist asbestos consultants in advancing asbestos education has been underscored by the launch of an important asbestos resource. This initiative, part of the 10th annual National Asbestos Awareness Month campaign by the Asbestos Education Committee and Advocacy Australia, focuses on providing crucial knowledge to those frequently encountering asbestos in residential [...]

By |2023-11-06T09:03:49+09:00November 6th, 2023|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Safetysure backs safety standards as a Silver Member of AIHS

Safetysure, a leading work health and safety consulting firm, has solidified its commitment to the advancement of workplace health and safety by upgrading it status as a Silver Member of the Australian Institute of Health & Safety (AIHS). This important membership status underscores Safetysure’s dedication to fostering safety standards and safer work environments across [...]

By |2023-11-06T08:41:33+09:00November 6th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Warehouse racking failure stresses importance of safe racking

A recent alert from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has underscored the critical importance of warehouse racking safety after a distressing event where a young employee sustained severe injuries from collapsing welded mesh sheets. Preliminary findings suggest the injured person was aiding in the transportation of 19 mesh sheets using a forklift, aimed at [...]

By |2023-11-02T14:27:44+09:00November 2nd, 2023|Governments, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Lithium Ion Battery Standards Australia

Ensuring the safety and reliability of lithium-ion batteries across various applications is paramount, particularly in light of their critical role in modern technology and energy solutions. A suite of international and regional standards have been established  in Australia to guide manufacturers, transporters, and users in maintaining high safety levels for these energy storage devices. [...]

By |2023-11-02T09:30:40+09:00November 2nd, 2023|Research, Standards|0 Comments

Safety Performance of High-Demand Lithium-Ion Batteries

In the relentless push towards a net-zero future, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) stand at the forefront of technological innovation. Lithium Ion batteries are pivotal in driving the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), supporting grid storage, and enabling portable electronics. Yet, as demand surges, safety concerns under abnormal conditions, particularly thermal runaway (TR), have become a [...]

By |2023-11-02T09:33:01+09:00November 2nd, 2023|Research, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Safework Australia | Insights from 2023 Data

Work Health and Safety in Australia: A Closer Look at the 2023 Statistics Australia's workplaces have seen a significant number of traumatic injuries over the past decade, leading to both fatalities and extended absences. A staggering 1,850 traumatic injury fatalities and 1,140,000 serious workers’ compensation claims indicate a profound impact on the nation's workforce. [...]

By |2023-11-01T08:07:47+09:00November 1st, 2023|News|0 Comments

NSW Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2023 – What you need to know!

We've analysed the changes to the Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2023 and what they mean for organisational compliance.  The Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2023, alters the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (NSW). Here are some key takeaways. Incorporation of the [...]

By |2023-10-19T11:58:29+09:00October 19th, 2023|Legislation, News|0 Comments

Office Safety – Actionable tips to make your office safer

Today's offices are no longer just clusters of cubicles where employees mechanically punch in hours. They're vibrant, dynamic spaces that influence, and are influenced by those who occupy them. In this article we’ll provide some tips and actionable insights on 'office safety' and how you can take some positive steps to improving the office [...]

By |2023-10-16T14:58:48+09:00October 16th, 2023|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments