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Water Recycling - May 2012

What do a brewery and a vast urban development have in common? Two things is the correct answer.
The huge Central Park complex ...

Key Statistics May 2012

Key Work Health and Safety Statistics
Implementing a live workplace health and safety program improves the bottom line of any b...

Work-Life Balance May 2012

Small firms beat larger rivals in work-life balance health: Report ...

Emergency Plans - Apr 2012

The PCBU must ensure an emergency plan is prepared, maintained and implemented for the workplace by the person conducting a business or ...

Does your First Aid kit leave you exposed? - Apr 2012

You could be held responsible for medication being misused or taken unsafely.
Painkillers (analgesics) are dru...

Know your Officers - Apr 2012

The term 'Officer' is a new categorisation of person in your company under the WHS Act.
It is absolutely essential to kno...

Motivating Staff - Mar 2012

Have you got any good tips on how to motivate staff?
By Vicki Crowe
When you Google "How to Motivate Staff" you'll f...

Pushin' the Barrow - Mar 2012

Use protection to prevent falls
Source: WorkSa...

The Invisible Army - Mar 2012

Source: WorkSafe Victoria
Marissa Deeble from WorkSafe's Prevention Strategy Division focuses on the safety of wor...

How to handle a conciliation conference - Feb 2012

A conciliation conference occurs when parties to a dispute meet to try and settle the issues they are in disagreement about. It can also...

Working from Home – Feb 2012

Workplace Health & Safety Implications
Workplace Health and Safety laws apply to workers who are working f...

WHS Grants – Feb 2012

Businesses in NSW and Victoria could be eligible for cash grants for Workplace Health and Safety activities.
NSW WorkCo...

Neck Pain Therapies - Feb 2012

Study explores neck pain therapies
Source: IOSH / Press Association A study has revealed that people living in r...

Workplace Health and Safety Webinars - Feb 2012

Workcover NSW offer a variety of webinars on workplace health and safety topics.
A 'webinar' is a type of conference, meeting o...

Avoiding Employee Discrimination - Feb 2012

It is the employer's responsibility to ensure that discrimination does not occur in the workplace.
Discrimination can happen at...

WHS (OHS) harmonisation update - Jan 2012

Over 1200 submissions were made to Safe Work Australia recently as part of the public comment process for the draft model Work Health an...

Stress and Wellbeing – Jan 2012

In 2011, as part of National Psychology Week, the Australian Psychological Society conducted a survey examining the stress and wellbeing...

Avoid being hacked by your WiFi - Jan 2012

by Rebecca Moonen - iiNet's Compliance Manager (www.iinet.net.au)
When you're on the run,...

Additional Penalties Applied - Dec 2011

The Full Bench of the NSW Industrial Court has handed down new penalties against a Woll...

Effective OHS policies and procedures - Dec 2011

Keeping your workers safe is an integral part of running a successful business.
If employers - known under the new national mod...

New Work Health and Safety laws: will your business comply? (Nov-2011)

The new model Work Health and Safety Act is due to take effect next January for most Australian states.L&am...