Work Health and Safety Articles

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...

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