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]
As part of your legal requirement as an employer, you must ensure your employees have access to first aid.
This means you need at least one first aider and a first aid kit.
But you also need to... [read more]
It's a legal requirement for you to ensure your employees can get first aid treatment in the event of an accident. You can find this rule under the General Safety Regulations in the OSH Act.
But... [read more]
Of all the emergencies that could happen, a fire is possibly the worst. It can quickly get out of hand and could destroy everything in seconds.
To save your workplace and your employees, you have... [read more]
It’s hard to keep your cool in an emergency. But you have a duty to get your employees out safely. That’s why you must remain calm and manage the situation.
You also have to keep everyone on... [read more]
The key to dealing with emergencies is an emergency plan. It outlines the rules for what to do during an emergency. These are the rules you and your employees must follow.
Once you create the... [read more]
When an emergency takes place, one of the most important things you can do is get your employees out – FAST. To do this you need to have evacuation procedures in place.
But even if you do, there... [read more]
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