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3003, 2015

Fatality reports released

March 30th, 2015|Work Health Safety|0 Comments

Safe Work Australia CEO Rex Hoy has announced the release of two reports examining fatalities due to work-related traumatic injury, and injuries and fatalities arising from falls from height.

The first report – Work-related injuries and fatalities involving a fall from height, Australia – shows there has been no improvement in the number of workers killed each year due to falls from height, with 232 workers dying following a fall from height over the eight years from 2003 to 2011.

“This latest report shows more needs to be done to prevent workers falling from heights, particularly in the construction industry,” said Hoy.

The […]

3003, 2015

Health and Safety In your work place

March 30th, 2015|Work Health Safety|0 Comments

Could this happen anywhere your employees are working?
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating an  incident that occurred on Friday 22 November 2013 at a roadworks site east of Charters Towers on the Flinders Highway. A road worker died when he was struck by a reversing work vehicle.

As a business owner you have an obligation to ensure all your workers are safe and are aware of the hazards in the work place

3003, 2015

Asbestos Awareness Month

March 30th, 2015|Work Health Safety|0 Comments

Asbestos

Watch the video to see where you may find asbestos in your home or work place. It is very helpful to builders and homeowners alike and will make us all aware of the dangers of asbestos removal.

https://www.youtube.com/jjoYiwnEOng

3003, 2015

A Guy cutting Boabab Tree in TETE Mozambique

March 30th, 2015|Work Health Safety|0 Comments

No Safe Work Method Statement Here

3003, 2015

Divorced people more likely to die from preventable accidents than married people

March 30th, 2015|Work Health Safety|0 Comments

Divorced people are more likely to die from preventable accidents than their married counterparts, according to a new study from sociologists at Rice University and the University of Pennsylvania. The study also found that single people and those with low educational attainment are at greater risk for accidental death.

The study, The Social Side of Accidental Death, examines the links among social relationships, socioeconomic status and how long and well people live. The authors found that divorced people are more than twice as likely than married people to die from what the World Health Organization (WHO) cites as the most preventable […]