Despite major advances in safety procedures and tools used by varied industries in the interest of their professionals, there still are various incidents and accidents that happen at work due to the negligence of using necessary safety equipment. Researchers and manufacturers are constantly coming out with new protective tools, safety gears, and equipment to keep workers safe for all kinds Continue Reading

Noise In The Workplace

NOISE Work-related noise-induced hearing loss is a preventable but irreversible condition that affects many Australian workers. Between 28–32% of the Australian workforce is likely to work in an environment where they are exposed to loud noise at work. Noise-related injuries are most common in the manufacturing and construction industries with technicians and trades workers, machinery operators, drivers and labourers most Continue Reading

Working Safely In Hot Conditions

Working safely in hot conditions The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 requires employers to provide and maintain, so far as is reasonably practicable, a working environment in which workers are not exposed to hazards. This applies to any risk to safety and health, including illness from working in heat.     What is heat Stress? Heat stress is the total heat burden Continue Reading

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