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 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...

March 25, 2019

The main WHS focus for any PCBU has to be to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of Workers and Others in their workpl...

January 25, 2016

A safe and healthy workplace is easier to achieve when workers are consulted and involved. And the WHS Act (section 49) says workers must be consulte...

January 4, 2016

Over exposure to ultra violet radiation (UV radiation) can cause skin cancer and sunburn.

What is UV Radiation (Ultra Violet Radiation)?

UV radiation...

April 7, 2015

WorkCover prosecutions are a potent reminder of the need to do everything reasonably practicable to ensure health and safety in our workplace. The in...

December 12, 2014

Risk Management consists of 4 steps which, when done in sequence, will lead to informed decisions and action on how best to eliminate or control risk...

March 17, 2014

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