Safety + Injury Management Blog

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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Factsheet: Noise

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 8, 2016 9:40:09 PM

The Work Health and Safety Act (the WHS Act) introduces increased responsibilities on employers² regarding noise. We will endeavour to explain the obligations in the simplest terms.

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Pokémon Go: Why You Shouldn't Ban It In The Workplace

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jul 13, 2016 9:07:04 AM

In less than one week, the latest craze Pokémon Go has quite literally taken the world by storm, already surpassing Tinder in the number of active users, and is tipped to soon surpass App giant,...

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The Risks Of Aircraft Fire Emergencies & How You Can Be Prepared

Posted by Recovery Partners on Jun 28, 2016 11:38:44 AM

When catching a flight, do you give your full dedication to watching the cabin crew’s safety instructions? Most of the time people think a quick skim through the safety card while idly listening...

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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