Personal Protective Clothing for Field Work

Personal Protective Clothing for Field Work

When out doing field work, no matter what your speciality, it is paramount to consider what personal protective clothing and equipment (PPE) will be appropriate.  Consideration should be given to weather, location and work being undertaken.  PPE on the hierarchy of...
Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994, Section 44

Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994, Section 44

The Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (the MSI Act) is the key piece of legislation in WA focusing on the protection and management of safety and health hazard associated with prospecting, exploration, mining and processing.  The Act and regulations seek to promote...
Electrical Safety – Test & Tag

Electrical Safety – Test & Tag

The modern world relies on electricity; electricity is in use around us so much that we may forget to consider the serious risks and dangers associated with electricity. As children we are taught that electricity is dangerous: taught that we should not stick a knife...
New & Young Workers Safety

New & Young Workers Safety

All employees should be aware of WHS risks and responsibilities, and it is the duty of the employer to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Young workers (15 – 24 years old) form a significant portion of our workforce. They are, unfortunately, more prone to...
Leading & Lagging Indicators

Leading & Lagging Indicators

Most of us have heard of the saying “if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it”, as a result, most businesses require that metrics and indicators be established and regularly reported on. Reporting metrics have become an essential part of any management process...
Food Safety at the Workplace

Food Safety at the Workplace

When we consider safety within the workplace we often think of occupational hazards such as dangerous equipment and chemicals. But have you considered the importance of food safety? Unfortunately, offices are full of germs, and if you are not careful you could ingest...