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Newsletter Archive 2013

Listed here under are the editions of the SafeTman newsletter that have been released and we hope that you found the articles both interesting and informative. If, however , you require any additional information or have any articles to share , please contact us at enquiry@safetman.com.au

 

SafeTman Newsletter - December 2013 Edition - 13 

- Call For End Of Year Safety Diligence
- Pre-Christmas Checklist
- Driver Distraction & Inattention
- Driver Fatigue
- Driver Attitude
- Drink Driving
- Avoid Heat Stress
- Sun Safe Hats
- Protecting Your Eyes From The Sun
- The Role Of Clothing In Sun Protection
- Transitional WHS Arrangements Extended: QLD

SafeTman Newsletter - November 2013 Edition - 12 

- Working In Heat
- Dehydration
- Sun Protection In The Workplace
- Snakes
- Toolbox: Beat The Heat – Stay Cool
- Being Prepared In Storm Seasons
- Do You Know How Your Employees Store Their PPE When On Breaks?
- What Drives Our WHS Management Behaviour?
- Managing Fatigue Related Risk: An Accident Waiting To Happen
- Challenging your Safety Paradigms – How Do People Get Hurt?

SafeTman Newsletter - October 2013 Edition - 11 

- Managing Ill Or Injured Workers: Best Practice Guide
- Do Line Managers In The Workplace Know  How To Identify & Manage Mental Health Risks?
- What Are The Germans Finding Out About Stress In Their Workplaces?
- Which Managers & Supervisors Are At Greatest Risk Of Stress?
- Australian Workplace The Most Volatile In Terms Of Employee Turnover
- Drug & Alcohol Use & Safety Issues In The Workplace
- What Is A Workplace Warning?
- Revised Draft Model For Construction Safety Code On Track
- Sweat & Power Tools
- Bi Fold Horizontal Workshop Doors
- Absolute Shocker

SafeTman Newsletter - September 2013 Edition - 10 

- Dogging Licence Class Exemption
- Important Information About HRW Licences Due To Expire
- Protective Structures On Some Earthmoving Machinery No Longer Required
- Two-Post Vehicle Hoist
- Electrical Cables Shorting On Moving Parts
- Avoiding Tyre Pyrolysis Explosions
- Petroleum & Gas Safety Alert 58
- Blocked Tank Vents
- Fingersaver: Safety For Your Fingers
- How To Improve Safety Communication Outcomes
- Focus On Young Worker Safety
- Taking Steps To Improve Crane Safety
- Construction Helmet To Protect Workers From CO Poisoning
- Glove Shows Its True Colours
- Portable 4 Socket-Outlet Assemblies (PSOAs)

SafeTman Newsletter - August 2013 Edition - 9 

- About Driver Fatigue
- The Myths About Reducing Fatigue
- Minimising Electrical Risks In The Workplace
- Builders Urged To Check Their Temporary Power Boards For Asbestos
- How To Choose The Right Safety Equipment
- Industry Guide For Collision Management Systems In Mines
- Drill Mast Bolt Fatigue Failure
- Dealing Effectively With Others in WHS
- New Legislation Changes Definition Of A Worker
- Managing Contractor Arrangements : A Team Approach
- Take A Seat? The Deadly Risk Of Your Sedentary Workplace
- The Increased Production & Use Of Nanoparticles Causes Concern  In OH&S
- Absolute Shocker

SafeTman Newsletter - July 2013 Edition - 8 

- Why Correct Storing & Labelling Of Chemicals Is Important For Safety
- Solvents & Thinners Low Risk Chemicals Or Killers?
- Model Code Of Practice : Labelling Of Workplace Hazardous Chemicals
- Securing Executive Support For Safety
- Understanding The Importance Of Safety Cultures
- CEO’s Need To Play Greater Role In Safety Leadership
- Testing & Tagging Of Electrical Equipment : In A Nutshell
- Importance Of Safety Signs & How To Choose The Right One
- Notified Fatalities :  July-December 2012
- First National Asbestos Register Launched

SafeTman Newsletter – June 2013 Edition - 7 

- Health & Wellbeing Programs On The Rise
- Is Sitting The New Smoking?
- Work Health In The Construction Industry
- What’s The Answer To The Stress Epidemic?
- Businesses Urged To Manage Workplace Noise
- What Happens When Music Equipment Is Set At Levels That May Damage Our Hearing?
- Designer Drugs Challenge Workplace Testing Programs
- Reducing Workplace Fatigue Through Effective Rostering
- Preventing Serious Hand Injuries In Mines
- Safety Warning Over Drive Drilling Rigs
- Warning On High Risk Work Licences In WA
- Warning Over Hydrocarbon Gas Fires

SafeTman Newsletter – May 2013 Edition - 6 

- Should Companies Vaccinate Staff Against Influenza?
- Influenza or The ‘Flu’
- Influenza and Immunisation
- 10 Tips For Staying Healthy This Winter
- Medical Aid : Laceration to Hand
- Medical Aid : Pinched Finger
- Hand Safety
- WHS Considered in the Purchase, Inspection or Maintenance of Your Hand Tools?
- Electrical Hazards
- High Pressure Water Jetting
- Notified Fatalities: January – June 2012
- Truck & Trailer Ramps
- Potential For Explosion of Aluminium Alloy Oil / Water Separators Fitted to High Pressure Air Compressors

SafeTman Newsletter – April 2013 Edition - 5 

- Reminder to Remain Vigilant When Returning to Work
- Important Facts: Confined Spaces Safety
- Understanding Confined Spaces Code of Conduct
- Improving  The Underground Working Environment
- Respiratory Protection Against Exposure To Diesel Particulate
- Possible Link Between Electronic Billboards & Highway Crashes
- Links Between Visibility & Safety From Roadway Lighting
- Use of Gas Struts
- Warning Over Carbon Monoxide Dangers
- Inspection & Maintenance of Scaffolding Stair Flights
- Polyester Sling Alert

SafeTman Newsletter – March 2013 Edition - 4 

- Reminder to Remain Vigilant When Returning to Work
- Are You Suffering From The ‘Back-To-Work Blues’?
- Still Killing People With Mobile Plant
- Legislation: Mobile Plant in Construction
- Mobile Plant in Civil Construction: Sample Site Safety Checklist
- How Safe is Your Choice of Mobile Plant?
- New Ladder Research Calls For Rethink
- Caged Ladders: A Case of Mistaken Identity
- Contractor Fined For Ladder Collapse
- Work Health & Safety Act 2011
- Work Health & Safety Regulation 2011
- Asbestos

RESOURCES
- Operating cranes and mobile plant in the vicinity of overhead electric lines
- Securing loading ramps for mobile plant
- Working around mobile plant during construction of roadwork and related infrastructure
- Counterweights on mobile plant
- Risks of short legging when using mobile plant

SafeTman Newsletter – February 2013 Edition - 3 

- Employers Urged to Protect Workers   from Heat Stress
- Sun Safety and Heat Stress
- First Aid in the Workplace
- First Aid Facilities
- Construction Workers Awarded for Crane Fire Bravery
- Class Exemption Granted
- Compliance and Enforcement
- Work Fatalities Falling But More Needs to be Done
- Work-Related Traumatic Injury Fatalities, Australia  2010–11
- Harm Index: Where The Construction Industry Fits In
- Are You Getting the Right Contractor for the Job?
- Enforceable Undertaking Tackles Steel Coil Safety

SafeTman Newsletter – January 2013 Edition – 2

- Fatigue & its Causes
- What is Fatigue?
- Effects of Fatigue
- Managing Fatigue: A Guide for the Workplace (Worksafe QLD)
- Fatigue Prevention in the Workplace (Worksafe VIC)
- Fatigue: Safety & Legislative Obligations
- Driver Fatigue
- Why is ‘Fitness for Work Important’?
- Tool Box: Shift Work & Long Hours
- Tool Box: Work Fatigue
- Checklist : Self Manage Fatigue

SafeTman Newsletter – January 2013 Edition

- Dehydration
- How to Manage Dehydration in the Workplace
- Heat Stress in Outdoor Workers
- Heat Illness
- Working in Heat
- Chill Out : Avoid Heat Stress
- What Law Applies for Sun Safety / Heat Stress

Resources:
- Tool Box Talk : Heat Stress
- Tool Box Talk : Beat the Heat
- Checklist : Internal Audit