Staying safe when using a ladder. 🪜Falls from any height can be dangerous. As a guide, when using a ladder, make sure you follow the safe points below. 1. Maintain three points of contact on the ladder at all times 2. Use a tool belt or side pouch 3. Ensure only light work is carried out on the ladder where tools can be operated safely with one hand 4. Make sure that no-one works underneath the ladder 5. Do not allow anyone else on the ladder at the same time 6. Do not strad
What is a safety climate survey? Safety Climate Surveys can identify the perception your organisation has on safety culture. Is it positive, or is there room for improvement? A positive safety within your organisation is directly linked to improving your overall safety performance. When ownership of safety takes place, workplace accidents and incidents can be considerably reduced. Read more about our Safety Climate Survey services: https://bit.ly/3QRL0SJ Let us take the risk
There have been three separate reported instances in 2022 alone of high-pressure cleaners being used on corrugated asbestos sheet roofs. Each incident involved unlicensed painters. The result of each event was ACD (asbestos contaminated dust or debris) spread across neighbouring yards, vehicles, footpaths and surrounding areas. Investigations continue to develop. Read more: https://bit.ly/3A5vfC8 Any PCBU in Queensland must take steps to manage risks involved in their work.
A spate of near misses where aerosols stored in toolboxes have become projectiles has highlighted the issue of storing hazardous chemicals safely on construction sites. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland How much do you know about the safe storage of chemicals, particularly on construction sites? A few tips on storing flammables or aerosols (spray paint, gas touchers, plumber's glue, etc.): ☑Make sure you are storing these products upright at all times ☑Store in a locatio
Using an unsafe temporary elevated platform in a Molendinar warehouse has cost a Gold Coast property management company $60,000 for exposing an individual to a risk of death or serious injury. Continue reading: https://bit.ly/3v4so9E Outsource Safety can help you ensure your safety obligations are met. Contact us today to see how we can help you! 📞 1300 776 469 💻 www.outsourcesafetyaus.com ✉️ firstname.lastname@example.org #safetyfirst #worksafe #safetymeeting #injuryfree #ohs
There is a risk of fire in every workplace. While some working environments may be at a higher-risk; the risk of workplace fires is prevalent, no matter the industry. Ensuring your safety in regard to fire hazards comes down to more than just emergency procedures alone. Identifying fire hazards, assessing the risks, putting measures in place and monitoring the hazard is crucial. Let us take the risk out of managing safety. 📞 1300 776 469 💻 www.outsourcesafetyaus.com 📩 info
A recent High Court of Australia ruling has reaffirmed an employer’s duty of care to its workers to take reasonable care to avoid mental injuries in the workplace. What this means for employers: Employers must provide a safe system of work and take steps to reduce or avoid foreseeable risks of both physical AND mental harm. It's important for employers to be on the lookout for, and have systems in place to detect, early signs of both mental and physical injury so that employe
Did you know that fatigue is four times more likely to contribute to driver impairment than drugs or alcohol? 😴 A fatigued driver will have reduced reaction times, impaired decision making and make riskier choices. 31 lives and 462 serious injuries occur each year due to driver fatigue. Read more: https://bit.ly/3yn8eZh Implementing structured and compliant fatigue management procedures into your workplace is crucial to minimise risk of fatigue-related workplace accidents. C
A spate of serious incidents has prompted a warning for crane owners to ensure hoist limits always comply with the manufacturer's instructions. Read more: https://bit.ly/3wDysqD
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