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Industrial Relations Minister Grace  said the harsher penalties would act as a deterrent for any employers who are tempted to cut corners when it comes to workplace safety. Ms Grace said the laws send a strong message that if you cost someone their life, you will pay. The State Government also said the laws would…

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Government announces the development of the new Work Health and Safety Bill The new Work Health and Safety Bill for WA, is in development, as announced by the Regulation for Health & Safety Government on the 12th July, it will be based on the national Work Health and Safety Act. The new, modernised Bill aims…

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What do Buzz Aldrin, Bon Jovi, Winston Churchill, Isaac Newton, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? The answer is that they have all suffered from mental illness. Winston Churchill even named this disorder “black dog”, indicating that it was his lifelong companion. According to the Mental Health Foundation, 1 in 6 New Zealand adults…

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FIFO workers from 143 different resource companies were part of the research carried out by Edith Cowen University in 2014/15, when they surveyed 629 fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers. The study found that over one-third (36%) of participants experienced depression, anxiety and/or stress symptoms, this being more than twice the rate for the general population. Over…

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“Treat employees like they make a difference and they will” – Jim Goodnight, CEO SAS It happens.  Bullying in the workplace is a problem.   Does your organisation understand the risks and do they know what can and should be done to manage the issues? Workplace bullying is the repeated “unreasonable behaviour” directed towards a worker…

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Managing Wellbeing in the Workplace

Do your Construction employees know these important response procedures? A recent article from Alsco First Aid, highlights that Construction workers are exposed to  a lot of life-threatening safety risks and workplace dangers that could result in serious injury or even death. That’s because they work at one of the most hazardous working environments anyone could ever…

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Construction Response Procedures.

ARE YOU READY FOR GHS? The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), as it’s name implies, is a system used globally to classify and communicate chemical hazards, using specified terms and information on chemical labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS), which are internationally recognised and consistent. GHS will be mandatory in…

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We know why workplace mental health is critical but the question that keeps coming up, is how do we actively identify and manage these issues at work? What can leaders do and what should employees be doing to help? What tools can we use and how do we reduce the stigma? Mental Health Issues in…

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myosh HSEQ Practitioner Profile Details Full name: Christopher Emeka Okorafor Company name and core business: CEO consulting. Occupational Health and Safety consultancy. Armed with the knowledge that identifying and controlling hazards is at the core of every successful OHS management system, we assist our clients in carrying out quality risk assessments to ensure that hazards…

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