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Newsletter Archive 2014

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 2014 Edition 12

- Pre-Christmas Safety Checklist
- Toolbox: Drink Driving Fact Sheet
- Toolbox: Christmas and New Year
- Do You Know How Your Employees Store Their PPE When On Breaks?
- Safety Santa
- Toolbox: Stings and Bites
- Toolbox: Snakes and First Aid Treatment
- Toolbox: Beware of Snakes
- Wild Weather Safety: Severe Thunderstorms
- Road Safety: Drive Safely This Christmas
- Safe Driving Tips When It Is Raining
- Swimming Pool Safety Fact Sheet
- Home Pool Safety Checklist
- Kids In And Around Water Brochure
- Beach Safety
- Boating Safety
- Beach Driving
- Sun Safety Tips For Beachgoers
- Absolute Shocker: Dragging The Anchor

SafeTman Newsletter – November 2014 Edition 11

- Are Your Workers Potentially Exposed To Exhaust Fumes?
- BHPB’s Approach To Diesel Exhaust
- E-Waste Produces Carcinogenic Effects When Not Treated Properly
- What The WHS Legislation Says About Carcinogens
- Hazchem And The Law
- Working In Heat
- How To Prevent Heat Illness From Working Outdoors In Hot Weather Or Where Heat Is Generated As Part Of Work
- How Heat Affects The Human Body
- The Essential Guide To Hydration In The Workplace
- What The WHS Legislation Says About Working In Heat
- Toolbox Talk: Sunburn
- Toolbox Talk: UV Radiation – Working In The Sun
- Toolbox Talk: Being Sun Smart
- Guide: Exposure To Solar Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR)
- Protect Your Eyes From The Sun
- Explosives Safety Alert: Ammonium Nitrate Explodes During Transport Incident
- Safety Warning: Phosphine Fumigation Hazards
- Product Recall: Advanced Lighting Technologies Australia Pty Ltd (ADLTA)—Cree CXB High Bay LED Light Fitting
- Load Restraint Study In Transport Industry
- Campaign To Target Truck And Trailer Fatalities
- Absolute Shocker

SafeTman Newsletter – October 2014 Edition 10

- OX Fibreglass Platform Ladder
- Infinity & Olsent Branded Infinity & Orange Round Electrical Cables
- Incident Alert: Large Diameter HDPE Butt Welding Machine
- Safety Alert: Heavy Vehicles & Trailers Hitting Or Crushing Workers
- Safety Alert: Multi-Purpose Mobile Plant Compliance
- Safety Alert: Flushing Canister Bursts
- Safety Alert: Split Rim Tyre Risks
- Safety Alert Winch Type Sign Failures
- Hazard Alert: Hardened Steel Tool Impacts
- Remote Work Impacting On Mental Health
- Are We Focussing In The Right Place With Mental Health In The Workplace?
- How To Manage Mental Health & Suicide Risk Amongst FIFO Workers?
- Night & Shift Work Hurts Your Sleep?
- Resilience Key To Return To Work Comcare
- Is Drug Testing Working As A Deterrent?
- Does Your Alcohol & Drug Policy Cover Consumption Or Just Levels Required When You Turn Up For Work?
- Lowest Compensated Fatality Rate In A Decade
- Your Ageing Workforce: Are You Helping Them Stay Injury-Free & Healthy?
- Do You Know Why Your Workers Are Taking Sick Leave?
- Prepare For Evacuation
- Prepare An Emergency Plan
- Prepare An Emergency Kit
- Absolute Shocker

SafeTman Newsletter – September 2014 Edition 9

- How Not To Work At Heights
- Renew A High Risk Work License
- Managing The Risk Of Falls At Workplaces – Code Of Practice
- Preventing Falls On Construction Sites
- What Does The Law Say About Confined Spaces?
- Code of Practice: Confined Spaces
- Important Facts About Confined Space Entry
- Understanding Confined Spaces
- Working Safely In Confined Spaces
- What Does The Law Say About Excavations?
- Code of Practice – Excavations
- Adequately Communicating Trench Risks?
- Absolute Shocker: Forklift Loading

SafeTman Newsletter – August 2014 Edition 8

- Colds
- Swine Flu Returns As Australia Suffers Through Severe Flu Season
- Managing Influenza Viruses In The Workplace
- Hand Washing: Why It Is Important
- Correct Hand Washing Techniques
- How Beneficial Is Your Shift Regime To Promote Health In Your Workers?
- What Sort Of Health Surveillance Should Occur In Our Workplaces?
- Your Workplace Solvent Exposure Affecting Your Unborn Children?
- Exposure To Diesel Fumes Always Safe?
- Workforce Over Weight: Let’s Get Some Exercise Equipment Or Gym!

SafeTman Newsletter – July 2014 Edition 7

- Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2011-12
- Diseases Take A Dive
- Lowest Number Of Work Related Deaths in 11 Years
- Do Your Workforce Actually Take Ergonomic Breaks?
- How Safe Is Electricity At Your Workplace?
- Right Tool For The Job: EWP Grade Ability Ratings
- New Poll Has Revealed How Many Victorian Employees Take Sick Days Or Are Affected By Drugs At Work
- Mates In Construction Wins Suicide Prevention Award
- New Photographic Licences For Operating Heavy Equipment
- Know The Safe Working Load Of Your Plant
- Manage Fall Risks From Truck Trays And Cranes
- Use The Manufacturers Recommended Batteries On Emergency Equipment
- Lifting and Rigging Plans
- Safe Work Australia Release Practical Advice On Managing Risks
- Absolute Shocker: Use An EWP?

SafeTman Newsletter – June 2014 Edition 6

- Safety Alert: JLG elevating work platform wheel failure
- Safety Warning: Plate clamps and dropping loads
- Changes to work safety laws now in effect
- Clearance inspections after class B asbestos removal work
- Dangerous goods updated
- Old high risk work licences must be converted by June 30, 2014
- When can an employee return to work?
- Officer charged based on work health and safety legislation model
- Hearing loss a silent epidemic
- Capral aluminium workers find solutions for manual task risks
- Which businesses hold an asbestos licence?
- 6 simple ways to safely manage cold working conditions
- Absolute Shocker: Crane Circus Stunt

SafeTman Newsletter – May 2014 Edition 5

- New Amendments to QLD WHS Laws
- Asbestos – Related Disease Indicators Report Released
- Asbestos Strategy & Video
- Asbestos Overhaul: To Make Worksite Safer
- Action Needed on Chemical Hazards In The Workplace
- Wash Out Your Container
- What Is Happening With Asbestos Related Disease In Australia?
- Dangerously cold conditions for Sunshine state workers?
- Importance of the flu Vaccinations
- Mind the Gap – Preventing Falls Though Voids
- Are We Legislating And Managing For Accidents
- 30 Safety Lessons From Mining Dozer Accident
- Contractor Management
- Safety Alert: Imported Electrical Equipment Standards Safety Alert
- Absolute shocker – Socket To You

SafeTman Newsletter – April 2014 Edition 4

- Safety to stay in step with traffic control industry growth
- Queensland passes amended OHS laws
- Positive half-yearly results for Victorian work-cover authority
- January 2014 monthly notifiable fatality report
- Safety Communication Book
-Hazardous substances information system (HSIS) updated
- How can we design better communication round high risks & high risk work?
- New revelations regarding failed life-saving falls equipment after ABC 7.30 program
- What do you really understand about your highest WHS risks?
- Do your workers look at confined space risk assessments before entering them?
-Safety warning over Flashback Arrestors
- Do you know what is in your drilling fluids?
- Traditional manual handling approaches ineffective
- How well do you manage the potential for fall fatalities at your workplace?
- Are your signs working? Do people follow them?
- Yara Pilbara calls for ’passport’ to improve contractor safety

SafeTman Newsletter – March 2014 Edition 3

- 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 - February 2014 Edition 2

- Revised Model Work Health & Safety Regulations Now Available
- Bullying Awareness In The Workplace
- Do Your Workers Look At Confined Space Risk Assessments Before Entering Them?
- Repetitive Strain Injury: Is It Real Or Imagined?
- Keep Hydrated, Stay Productive – The Essential Guide To Hydration In The Workplace
- No Way Of Doing The Job Safely Is Not An Adequate Defence!
- How Safe Are Your Arrangements For Risk Management During Training?
- How Safe Is Your Hired Plant?
- Are Your Signs Working? Do People Follow Them?
- Safety Alert: Underground Storage Tank Removal
- Safety Warning : High Pressure Fluids and Gases
- Slightly Over Height

SafeTman Newsletter - January 2014 Edition 1

- Holiday Hangover
- Dehydration
- Tips To Help Employees Stay Safe At Work This Summer
- Heat Stress In Outdoor Workers
- Heat Illness
- Working In Heat
- Warning From Shell Oil
- Down Under’s Most Deadly Industries