On this page you will find all of our WHS articles and issues of ‘Your Safety Matters’ organised in a blog format. You can search for an entry by looking through the archives or selecting a subject tag.
March 24, 2020
You might think that we are exaggerating a little bit to have a title like, The Magic of e-Learning Courses on our WHS article this week. But we are...
March 15, 2020
You may find it useful to have a simple WHS tool that can help you identify areas in your workplace that are areas of concern that need WHS improveme...
March 2, 2020
When a WHS incident occurs in a workplace you can be almost 100% sure that it happened because of a failure to eliminate or minimise risks so far as...
February 5, 2020
Key Points of "Must Do" Risk Management
Every organization is required to manage health and safety risks in their workplace and the WHS regulation cla...
November 19, 2019
Because of your role and responsibilities in your organisation you may sometimes need to seek approval for a WHS Budget or WHS expenditure that you p...
November 10, 2019
1. Effective WHS Leadership Actions - Research Results
The Centre for WHS is a Division of the NSW Dept of Consumer Affairs and it recently completed...
November 5, 2019
If all WHS risks in your workplace have been eliminated or you have used the hierarchy of control measures to minimise all WHS risks so far as reason...
October 29, 2019
Minimising WHS risk so far as is reasonably practicable means that the risk is not eliminated but it is reduced to the lowest possible level that is...
October 22, 2019
Recent feedback from our trainers has again highlighted the fact that clients and onsite course attendees get the most enjoyment and satisfaction fro...
October 10, 2019
Motivated employees are key to workplace safety
Professor Mark Griffin from Curtin University, who co-authored recent research said,“Employers need to...
October 8, 2019
SafeWork NSW is successfully reducing the number of fatalities, serious injuries and illnesses using the strategy that is set out in the Work Health...
September 24, 2019
There are two very important clauses in the WHS Regulation 2017 that every PCBU needs to be on top of. When it comes to preventing accidents these tw...
September 17, 2019
On the 9th of July 2019 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) delivered its decision on whether an employer had made the correct decision in...
The Magic of e-Learning Courses
A WHS Tool to Help Identify Areas of Concern
The Lessons from Two Australian Workplace Tragedies
The Key Points of “Must Do” Risk Management
Minimise WHS Risk to Minimise Financial Loss
DYS Issue 68 - November 2019
How to Maintain and Review WHS Risk Controls
How to Minimise WHS Risks in Your Workplace
Which is Best?
Onsite or Public WHS Training?
DYS Issue 67 - October 2019
Using Realistic WHS Targets & Consultation for a Safe & Heal...
How to Help Prevent Injuries in Your Workplace
The Best Way to Set Up Work Groups for Consultation with Wor...
Changes in Two Important WHS Codes of Practice Updated by Sa...
September 10, 2019
The Benefits of Training the Chairperson of a Health & Safet...
August 26, 2019
Preventing Workplace Injuries
August 19, 2019
What is a Safety Champion?
August 14, 2019
Successful Health & Safety Committee Chairpersons
July 29, 2019
A Lack of Adequate Supervision Cost $588,000
July 16, 2019
DYS Issue 66 - July 2019
July 10, 2019
What is the “Adequate Number of Trained First Aiders”?
July 9, 2019
Manual Handling: Hazardous Manual Tasks
- Are They in Your...
July 1, 2019
Does Your Workplace Have Gaps in WHS Compliance?
June 4, 2019
The Values of HSRs and Health & Safety Committee Members
May 27, 2019
SIRA’s Competency Requirements for RTW Coordinators
May 21, 2019
Will There Be a 50% Increase in WHS Penalty Levels?
May 14, 2019
Where Do Manual Task Injuries Come From?
May 7, 2019
DYS Issue 65 - May 2019
April 30, 2019
Officer Ordered to Have Due Diligence Training
April 16, 2019
How to Review WHS Risk Controls
March 25, 2019
How to Comply with WHS Consultation Requirements
March 4, 2019
WHS Training: What Training?
February 19, 2019
Working with a SafeWork NSW Inspector
February 12, 2019
How to Ensure that WHS Risk Controls Remain Effective
January 14, 2019
Courtenell’s Public 1-day
Effective Health and Safety Commi...
December 8, 2018
“Reasonably Practicable” Fried Onions at Bunnings
November 22, 2018
How to Avoid a WHS Disaster
Do Everything “Reasonably Practi...
November 15, 2018
Return to Work National Survey Outcomes Summary
November 8, 2018
DYS Issue 64 - November 2018
October 30, 2018
The Focus of WHS Training For Supervisors
October 16, 2018
Your Wish List About Supervisor WHS
Responsibilities & Funct...
October 9, 2018
DYS Issue 63 - October 2018
October 4, 2018
October – The Benefits of Safe Work Month
October 1, 2018
Changes to the SIRA Training Requirement
for Return to Work...
September 18, 2018
What is a “Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard”? - Part 2
September 12, 2018
What is a “Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard”? - Part 1
September 5, 2018
What or Who is a PCBU?
August 13, 2018
August 6, 2018
DYS Issue 62 - August 2018
August 2, 2018
PCBU Interaction with HSRs and Health & Safety Committee
July 30, 2018