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On-site tool servicing not only cuts downtime and optimises efficiency, it also helps improve and maintain workplace safety  Not having to ship out valuable maintenance and fabrication tools – including torque wrenches, hand pumps or cylinders – just for a service or calibration means staff can get back to the job quicker. Continue →
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Site Safe has launched its first-ever blended online course The not-for-profit membership health and safety organisation has designed a new course combining the advantages of online and in-class learning, so trainees will now have even more flexibility when they renew Site Safety Cards (Passports). Continue →
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Life today is such a non-stop scramble that too many of us end the day feeling overwhelmed and exhausted – but there are solutions says certified life coach, motivational speaker and founder of holistic wellness company Rise & Shine Jo van der Walle We let our well-being fall through the cracks simply keeping our heads above water and it’s taking a huge toll. Continue →
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A new world-first grass-roots guide for doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health professionals will give them a much-needed common language to deal with the growing number of natural and man-made disasters worldwide Edited by Professor Gerry FitzGerald, from QUT’s School of Public Health, and launched by Rob Cameron Acting Director General of Emergency Management Australia, Disaster Health Management: a primer for students and practitioners covers events including Cyclone Yasi, the US Ebola outbreak, Victoria’s bushfires, Iceland’s 2010 volcano eruption, Tokyo’s Sarin nerve gas attack and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Continue →
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Site Safe has announced a brand-new scholarship specifically for women in the construction industry The scholarship, which will fully fund study towards the Certificate in Construction Site Safety, was announced at the recent Women in Construction Forum in Christchurch. Continue →
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WorkSafe is consulting on a draft safe work instrument prescribing training requirements for asbestos removal work The Asbestos Regulations that came into force on 4 April 2016 created a new licensing system for asbestos removal and new training requirements for those involved in asbestos removal. Continue →
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“Technology is vital in many new safety improvements in the forest industry – and the upcoming Forest Safety Summit will be showcasing them and the people who established them,” says Forest Industry Engineering Association event manager, Gordon Thomson. Continue →
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Closing the office and downing tools for half a day would normally send any business into a spin, but that’s exactly what WEL Networks did recently to ensure everyone goes homes safely from work every day.  Continue →