Safety + Injury Management Blog

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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Steps for GHS Compliance - Hazardous Chemicals

Posted by Recovery Partners on Oct 8, 2018 1:03:00 PM

Chemical use in the workplace can be a health or safety hazard if not handled or stored correctly. Safely managing the chemicals in your workplace is good for your business and it is good for your...

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How to Manage Bullying and Harassment at Work

Posted by Recovery Partners on Oct 5, 2018 10:36:33 AM

Many Australians underestimate the prevalence and detrimental effects of bullying and harassment in the workplace.  What many employers don’t realise is that workers affected by these problems...

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3 Tips For Effective Return To Work Practices

Posted by Recovery Partners on Sep 26, 2018 12:02:00 PM

Today, the benefits of having reliable return to work programs in an organisation cannot be understated. Getting workers back to work quickly after an injury may have a positive injury on their...

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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