I'm possibly going to use four casual workers to paint a pitched roof and therefore will make use of fall arrest equipment (already sorted). This is a one time job - not an official business. What do... [read more]
There are a number of environmental laws you need to comply with as a business. These include the National Environmental Management Act and National Environmental Management Waste Act.
To comply... [read more]
You give new employees safety induction training to make sure they know your health and safety procedures.
But how much of it do they actually remember?
The truth is, when you give them so... [read more]
The OHS Act says you have to identify risks in your workplace so you can deal with or remove them.
The Act goes on to say you must give your employees health and safety induction training as part... [read more]
I recently heard a story about an employee who refused to wear his safety boots because of a health issue with his feet. Apparently, he had a skin condition that made his feet itchy and swell if he... [read more]
How often do you replace your employees’ personal protective equipment (PPE)? Every three years? Once a year? Twice a year? Every few months?
Because PPE costs so much, replacing it more than... [read more]
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