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POSTED BY in Asset Risk, Equipment, Human Resources, IBA, Legal Risk, Manual Handling, Production Risk, Risk Management, Safety

How Technology is Putting the ‘Pro’ in Proactive Manual Handling

Workplace injuries can happen any day of the year and with a 16% rise in legal proceedings resulting in convictions, it is crucial that businesses equip themselves with the necessary tools to minimise their risk, and the relevant armour to combat any road-bumps along the way. In our highly stressful and time-poor day-to-day, we tend to dive headfirst into tasks…

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One in Five: Mental Wellness in the Workplace

From 20 second hand-washing guidelines to dreaded slips, trips, and falls: when we think of safety, mental health is unlikely to be among our first concerns—however, when one in five workers are affected, why are we not being proactive about Mental Health? “It’s important that we’re proactive instead of reactive and work in a way that we can create systems…

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What does the food industry have in common with FIFA?

A Four Corners investigation that aired in early May revealed widespread exploitation of labour on Aussie farms and factories who supply some of our country’s major supermarkets. Some labour hire contractors are playing the middle-man between vulnerable migrant workers and food producers, paying these workers below their entitlements to win lucrative contracts. In some cases, this exploitation extends to slave-like…

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