What is Work Health and Safety

What is Workplace health and safety (WHS)? Workplace Health and Safety (WHS), often referred to as Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) involves the assessment and migration of risks that may impact the health, safety or welfare of those in your workplace. This may include the health and safety of your customers, employees, visitors, contractors,

Working Alone

Working Alone presents unique challenges for both Employers and Employees. Every year Australians from all industries and workplaces are injured, assaulted, or killed whilst Working Alone. It is essential that all Persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs), safety practitioners, managers, supervisors and workers are aware of the hazards that may be present for

Safe Handling of suspicious mail

There are risk associated with handling, sorting and delivering mail for your workplace or organisation. Workers should remain vigilant and cautious at all times. It is important to remember that all mail handling risks can be assessed, the way these risks might be eliminated and the control methods that can be used to reduce

Safe Work Environment for Welding

The Model Code of Practice has laid out clear processes for workplaces that incorporate welding into their business activities. The Code of Practice for Welding Processes in approved under section 274 of the Work Health and Safety Act (the Act). Why is a Code of Practice important? The Codes of Practice is a practical guide

Aggressive People at work

Work related aggression or violence is defined as any incident where workers are threatened, abused, or assaulted at work. This can come in the form of either physical and/or verbal attacks. Aggressive people can be present in all workplaces and the reasons for their aggression can originate from stress at home, drugs, mental health problems, or