Summer's here, and at this time more than ever - all of us across Australia are well aware that working in heat can be extremely hazardous. But how well do we work to minimise the risk of heat-related injury or illness? Some common risks of working in heat include heat-related illness, dehydration, burns and reduced concentration. To further educate and prevent heat-stress risks, a new safety guide as been released. You can find out more here 👇 https://bit.ly/3zY4pdy Want to
A new report from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland reveals the serious injury claim rate in Queensland has increased over the past four years. Queensland recorded 59 fatalities claims a year on average. Read more: https://bit.ly/3m5Hgjq If you want to minimise the risk of notifiable incidents taking place in your workplace, or need help dealing with one - reach out to our team today. Phone 1300 776 469 💻 www.outsourcesafetyaus.com 📩 email@example.com #safety
What are the top five types of workplace hazards? Commonly, the top five workplace risks are 1) Repetitive Work Methods;
2) Electrical Hazards;
3) Accidental Falls & Falling Objects;
4) Exposure to Chemicals; and
5) Fire Hazards & Risk of Fire Speak to us today about securing the safety of your workplace or organisation today: 1300 776 469
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Do you know how to meet your work health and safety (WHS) legal duties to prevent sexual harassment? Just like any other risks, employers have a duty to reduce the risk of workplace sexual harassment. Find out more: https://bit.ly/30VneAG If you require any guidance on Sexual Harassment policies and procedures for your company, reach out to Outsource Safety today. 📞 1300 776 469 💻 www.outsourcesafetyaus.com 📩 email@example.com #safetyfirst #worksafe #safetymeetin
Site Safety Visits - Identifying aspects of the working environment and tasks that could lead to incidents or injuries. Inspections are an essential element in hazard reduction because issues are identified, assessed, fixed or reported. In this way risks are reduced and making the workplace safer. Inspections are only part of the hazard control strategy, they are complemented by: ✅Plant and equipment audits; ✅Task analysis and introduction of safety procedures; ✅Control an
Did you know that employers have a duty to protect workers from psychological risks as well as physical risks? Correct company policies and procedures can aid in developing proper guidelines and understandings amongst employees - in hopes to minimise employee mental stress. This can include sexual harassment, bullying and grievance resolution policies. It also ensures compliance with your "duty of care" for employers for providing a safe system of work. For more information o
What can your business do to minimise risks caused from hazardous manual tasks? You'll always benefit from an experienced Health Safety Environmental Consultant by your side. They will identify any physical or environment hazards which put your workers at risk and recommend the appropriate actions to eliminate or reduce those risks. ✅ Find out ways we can help https://www.outsourcesafetyaus.com/manual-handling #safetyfirst #worksafe #safetymeeting #injuryfree #ohs #whs #workp
Do you know the four steps to manage risks? In a simple view, the four steps to Risk Management are: ⚠ Step 1 - Identify hazards. ⚠ Step 2 - Assess risks. ⚠ Step 3 - Control risks. ⚠ Step 4 - Review control measures. Risk management is all about maintaining the safety of your workplace, consistently. Reach out to our team today for ways we can assist you! Services include: • Incident Investigation • Fire extinguisher testing • Test and tag • Maritime Safety • Spill Kit Mainte
Regular servicing and maintenance of fire equipment is essential. At Outsource Safety, we provide fire extinguisher and fire equipment servicing and maintenance to all clients ranging from small businesses to leading multi-site organisations across Australia. Find out more by heading to the link below https://www.outsourcesafetyaus.com/fire-extinguisher-testing #safetyfirst #worksafe #safetymeeting #injuryfree #ohs #whs #workplace #health #safety #safetyconsultants #brisbane
Approximately 6,000 infringement notices have been issued for non-compliant scaffolding in the 10 years since the current WHS commenced – leading to around $150,000 in fines. As of July 1st, new rules around scaffolding have come through in respect to protecting the lives of Queensland construction workers – to reduce risk of falls, improve safety and minimise risk. More information here. 👉https://bit.ly/3r756g5. These changes and updates are constant. It’s important to be a
UPDATE for small businesses #newtoolkit – a chance to better understand the legal requirements you face, for workplace safety. This toolkit is for small businesses, including sole traders, and will help you understand your legal obligations and comply with the law to create a safer, healthier and more successful business. Find it here. https://bit.ly/3qbU48K 📞 1300 776 469 💻 https://www.outsourcesafetyaus.com/ 📩 firstname.lastname@example.org • • • • • #safetyfirst #worksafe
Which one are you? #workfromheight 👷 With a little help and guidance... we can help you make the switch from (b) to (a) (and assist in minimising the risk of a nasty fall due to not utilising working from height safety measures) Contact us today for more information about our specialised WHS services.
Services include: • Incident Investigation
• Fire extinguisher testing
• Test and tag
• Maritime Safety
• Spill Kit Maintenance
• First Aid Kit Audits
• ISO Preparation Set Up
The (shortened) history of creating a safer workplace. ⚠️
Things haven't always been the way they are today.
Although reform has been largely successful, there’s still a bit of stigma against OHS and safety in the workplace - some say it's unnecessary, misplaced, a waste of time, not important... and the list goes on.
When faced with these assumptions: take a look back. Workplace injuries, deaths and serious issues were astoundingly high before regulations got stronger.
#factsheet Friday (swa.gov.au/coronavirus) Small business owners: it doesn’t stop here! There’s no doubt that there have been some pretty intense changes to the way we work and control health risks in these recent times of COVID. And it doesn’t end here. With the vaccine rollout – there will be new WHS duties we’ve got to follow. To get you started on the right path – follow these 5 WHS tips regarding the COVID-19 vaccines. Read here. https://bit.ly/3tSIlwe 📞 1300 776 469 💻
#didyouknow Attention desk-based workers: your health and safety matters!
Introducing: BeUpstanding (implementing strategies to stand up, sit less and move more at work.) 👩💻 A free, world-leading program that has been Improving the physical and mental health of desk-based workers whilst also increasing the productivity and lowering stress… Read more 👇
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Monday 3rd marks Queensland's Labour Day Holiday. How will you be spending your long weekend? 🤔 We recommend you pull out a chair, kick up your feet and share a drink with your best mate- and make a toast to your hardworking efforts. 🍻 It’s been a bit of a wild ride this past year, so enjoy the day while it’s here ‘cause you deserve it! #labourday #workers #hardworkpaysoff Outsource Safety #Celebrates all Queensland workers on Labour Day, May 3rd 2021. ✅ #safetyfirst #works
UPDATE: From 1st May 2021 – there will be changes to asbestos regulation. Are you up to date? Making sure you’re up to date with all worksafe.qld.gov.au updates is imperative to stay on top of things. ✅ From May 1st, low-density fibreboard a.k.a. asbestos insulating board will be classed as a friable material. Read more. Stay up to date. 👇 https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/news-and-events/newsletters/esafe-newsletters/esafe-editions/esafe/february-2021/changes-to-asbestos-regu