Safety + Injury Management Blog

What You Need to Know About Working in Heat

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jan 16, 2019 2:02:45 PM

Given the Bureau of Meteorology's recent statement advising that 2018 is the third hottest year on record, it's even more important that we understand the risks of heat on our body, and how we can...

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New Year, New You: Top 3 tips for your health & fitness in 2019

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jan 7, 2019 10:32:21 AM

Christmas is done and dusted for another year. You’ve seen the New Year in with a bang, and you’ve consumed your body weight in treats of the sugary, fattening and alcoholic varieties. You’ve...

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Which foods for which moods? How your diet can impact your mental health

Posted by Recovery Partners on Dec 17, 2018 1:38:00 PM

 

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Can you eat drink & stay merry? Stop alcohol spoiling your Christmas cheer at work

Posted by Recovery Partners on Dec 7, 2018 10:45:20 AM

Australians have a culture around alcohol consumption that can make it pretty hard to say no when someone suggests a drink. This attitude permeates a lot of our workplaces. At this time of year,...

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Is it time to update your Drug and Alcohol Policy?

Posted by Recovery Partners on Dec 6, 2018 9:43:00 AM

With the party season just around the corner, it may be time to refresh your Drug and Alcohol Policy or familiarise your staff with its contents. Whenever employees consume alcohol at a work-related...

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Reduce Your Risk Of Injury When Driving

Posted by Recovery Partners on Dec 3, 2018 3:12:52 PM

 

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What To Expect From a Good Health and Safety Training Program

Posted by Recovery Partners on Nov 19, 2018 3:38:19 PM

The health and safety training program that you choose for your workforce must give your employees the knowledge and skills they need to stay safe and avoid injury in the workplace. The exact...

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What's Involved in a Pre-Employment Assessment

Posted by Recovery Partners on Oct 29, 2018 10:32:00 AM

 

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What is the Difference Between "Comcare" and "WorkCover"?

Posted by Recovery Partners on Oct 16, 2018 1:20:00 PM

 

What is Comcare?

Comcare is a National system of occupational health and safety and compensation established under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act (SRC Act). The scheme...

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How Long Should You Keep Old Visitor Books?

Posted by Recovery Partners on Oct 10, 2018 2:59:00 PM

So, how long do you need to keep old visitor books?

After a review of standards and codes of practice, Recovery Partners have concluded that there is no set time frame that records of visitor...

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Disclaimer – these articles are provided to supply general safety information to people responsible for OHS in their organisation. They are general in nature and do not substitute for legal and/or professional advice. We always suggest that organisations obtain information specific to their needs. Additional information can be found at www.workcover.nsw.au