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Work Health and Safety for Trainers and Assessors

0 Comments   Posted: 15/01/13   by Brent Rogers

Work Health and Safety for Training and Assessment

Health and Safety in Training and Assessment As a trainer and assessor you have a duty of care. You need to be aware of a number of number of health and safety considerations during supervision, training and instruction. Basic health and safety considerations in training: You need to create a safe environment for your training Read the full post

OH&S Courses: Is Your Office Compliant?

0 Comments   Posted: 15/01/13   by Inspire Media

Is Your Office OHS and WHS Compliant?

Written by Brent Rogers  Keeping Safe in the Workplace (WHS Training) Like many Australians across the country, your workplace may consist of an office.  Many Australians are working within the technology field like data processing, communication or information technology and as such, the once traditional office space has turned into a flexible workplace including off-site Read the full post

Computers and Occupational Health and Safety

1 Comment   Posted: 11/01/13   by Brent Rogers

The OHS and WHS concerns about computers and how to avoid them

Hi Guys! Hope you are all having a fantastic start to 2013!  Two weeks have passed and we are well and truly into the New Year! In light of everyone being back at work, I have decided to compile a post addressing correct computer usage to ensure excellent Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace. Read the full post

Q&A New OHS Law and OHS Training

0 Comments   Posted: 05/12/12   by Brent Rogers

Current Situation of OHS Regulations As many of you know this year marked the introduction of the new harmonised occupational health and safety laws across Australia. While not all states and territories jave adopted the legislation at the moment, by 2013 we hope to have harmonisation nation-wide. However, the new laws have many of us Read the full post

What is Occupational Health and Safety?

0 Comments   Posted: 26/11/12   by Brent Rogers

OH&S Course Aims The overall aim of OHS is to ensure the health and safety of workers in their respective workplaces by ensuring the environment is healthy through implementation of adequate safety procedures and that employees have appropriate access to personal protective equipment. OHS is implemented by maintaining and promoting the health and well-being of Read the full post

OHS Training: Construction Better than Hospitals

0 Comments   Posted: 09/08/12   by Brent Rogers

Health Sector More Unsafe than Construction Studies of more than 8 000 workers have proved that contrary to popular beliefs, nurses, doctors and community service workers across Australia feel less safe in the workplace than construction workers. Importance of OHS Training There are commonly held misconceptions about the types of hazards that can be considered Read the full post

OHS Asbestos Scare

0 Comments   Posted: 30/07/12   by Brent Rogers

Asbestos Scare in the Parliament South Australia’s lower chamber of Parliament has been closed amid a huge occupational health and safety asbestos scare. Though the risk is believed to be low, paint and dust within the chamber have tested positive to asbestos and the Parliament will remain closed until OH&S officials deem it safe to Read the full post

Career Pathways after OHS Certification

2 Comments   Posted: 04/07/12   by Brent Rogers

Career Pathways for OHS Certification

Occupational health and safety aims at reducing the risk of injury or illness in an occupational setting. Traditionally, employers and safety officers have had the approach of fixing problems as soon as they become apparent. Today, there is emphasis placed on the prevention of OH&S problems through training, policy making, managing human resources and implementing Read the full post

OHS Training Shows Unhealthy Habits

0 Comments   Posted: 07/06/12   by Brent Rogers

OHS Reports that Manufacturing Workers are Most Unhealthy Blue Collar VS White Collar Traditionally, blue collar workers perform manual labour such as manufacturing, mining and construction. The physical nature of their occupation portrays an image of health and fitness. However, this change within the manufacturing industry is attributed to the integration of technology leading to Read the full post

OHS Training: Safety Reps and Safety Officers

0 Comments   Posted: 13/04/10   by Inspire Media

Bullying in the Workplace and WHS OHS

There seems to be confusion for many people who work in the safety industry over what a Health and Safety Representative is required to do, and how the company they work for should act towards the Safety Rep. Here is some information to clarify the role of the Health and Safety Representative and try to Read the full post

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