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
Ongoing bushfire activity can decrease air quality and may affect the health of all workers, not just those involved in fighting fires. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has released a new guide for workers in preparation of bushfire season. For business owners, make sure your business is compliant to keep up to Queensland WHS Standards. Take the risk out of managing safety by instilling the guidance of a licenced Safety Consultant. We're here to help! Chat with our team
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
A transport company has faced fines after breaching the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 - where they failed to report an employee's notifiable incident to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) immediately. In fact - the WHSQ weren't known to the incident until more than 12 months after the accident happened - when the injured worker came forward. Read more here https://bit.ly/3jbtb2T Avoiding situations like this comes from minimising workplace risks and sticking tru
Why Brisbane businesses are benefiting from professional Safety Auditing services. Safety Audits are a crucial element involved in maintaining the health, wellbeing and safety of employees - whilst ensuring compliance with WH&S Acts and Legislations. Keeping productivity levels high, risks low and unexpected business overheads at a minimum. From a business perspective, safety auditing is crucial. For starters, a safety audit will: 🦺 Reduce legal risk - you can avoid the cost
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
Just one of the many examples of what can happen when engaging in unsafe practices. ❌ "Using Facebook to advertise an air-conditioning installation business over the summer of 2018/19 may have been the undoing for an unlicensed electrician who was recently fined $16,000 in the Brisbane Magistrates Court." Read more: https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/news-and-events/news/2021/unlicensed-electrical-contractor-fined-$16,000 📞 1300 776 469 💻 https://www.outsourcesafetyaus.com/ •
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.
Ending the week with a little #WHS game. Spot The Safety Breach. Spot the safety breach here. We’ll give you a tip: Ute’s are great for a lot of things, but not for everything. #workfromheight Employing safety measures in each workplace is paramount. Avoiding injuries, reducing risk and keeping our Australian workplaces safe. It's what we do. Outsource Safety. #outsourcedservices Get to know our team... 📞 1300 776 469 💻www.outsourcesafetyaus.com/ 📩 info@outsourcesafetyaus.
#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 👇
https://bit.ly/2RkBjTs Thoughts? #safetyfirst #worksafe #safetymeeting #injuryfree #ohs #whs #workplace #health #safety #s
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
You won’t see it. You won’t hear it. Until it’s too late. Electrical faults; the silent and invisible killer no one can see coming. Don’t risk it! #fridayreminder: Test, tag & stay alive. Testing and Tagging is a foolproof system that’ll allow accountability for each testing equipment guideline, to keep your workplace safe day in and day out. Read more and enquire today. 👉 https://www.outsourcesafetyaus.com/electrical-test-and-tag #brisbanelockdown #safetyfirst #worksafe #sa