Safety + Injury Management Blog

Safety Guidelines for Being a Parent

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 10:35:09 PM
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Reasonably Practicable Risk Management

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 10:32:48 PM

I often get asked what is “reasonably practicable” risk management? The new WHS Act and Regulations require persons who have a duty to ensure health and safety to “manage risks” by eliminating health...

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Factsheet: Return to Work Coordinator (RTWC)

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 10:29:32 PM

A return to work coordinator is an employee nominated by an employer (or a contractor engaged for the role) whose principal purpose is to assist injured workers to return to work in a safe and...

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Factsheet: Residual Current Devices

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 10:27:38 PM

Residual current devices (RCDs), commonly referred to as ‘safety switches’, are electrical safety devices designed to immediately switch off the supply of electricity when electricity leaking to...

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Factsheet: Employee Assistance Program

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 10:22:59 PM

Employee Assistance Program including Mediation & Debrief Counselling.

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Factsheet: Employees Working from Home

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 10:18:25 PM

An employer’s safety duty extends to employees conducting authorised work from home. In response to demand from clients, Recovery Partners are now able to offer an assessment to assist employers meet...

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Safe Work Procedures - BBQ

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 9:59:55 PM

We are about to enter the BBQ season. Therefore it is important to refresh your memory on the etiquette of this sublime outdoor cooking activity. When a man volunteers to do the BBQ the following...

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What Is The Difference Between “Hazard” And “Risk”?

Posted by Recovery Partners on Aug 8, 2016 9:52:00 PM

We often get asked about what the difference is between a “hazard” and a “risk”? Often it is felt that the two terms mean the same thing. With the new WHS laws it is important for your business to...

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Factsheet: Manual Handling Training

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 9:48:11 PM

At the end of the manual handling training sessions, participants will be able to;

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Factsheet: Quad Bikes

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 9:42:30 PM

Quad bikes are four-wheeled motorbikes that can be a lot of fun as well as a useful form of transport. However there can be a number of safety hazards associated with them. Even if you are an...

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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