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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

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

OHS Emergency Recovery Plans

0 Comments   Posted: 12/04/10   by Inspire Media

OHS Emergency Recovery Plans

Far too often in the workplace, tasks are performed without due care to occupational health and safety being thought out and exercised prior to commencement of the task. Job Hazard Analyses (JHA’s) are one tool to assist OHS that can be found for most tasks and roles, but they are only a small function of Read the full post


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