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.

December 8, 2018

The content below was sent out as an email to our database on the 27th of November 2018.

I am writing to let you know that in the January to June 2019...

November 22, 2018

Last week we sent you an article about “reasonably practicable” WHS requirements based on a train that had to be derailed in West Australia. In the s...

November 15, 2018

The safety message for the past week must surely be; “Always be prepared for the unexpected and the unlikely ”. Even though the message came from Wes...

November 8, 2018

Our article this week could be of particular interest to Return to Work Coordinators and HR Managers. They may have an opportunity to compare their w...

October 16, 2018

Our WHS article last week listed the responsibilities and functions that a Supervisor might perform in most workplaces. If you missed seeing that the...

October 9, 2018

This article considers the responsibilities of a Supervisor and the functions a Supervisor could perform. These will be different from one workplace...

October 1, 2018

October 2018 is almost here and October is National Safe Work Month. Perhaps you have already prepared to reinforce your safe work efforts by joining...

September 18, 2018

As you probably know the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) inherited the NSW workers compensation functions from WorkCover NSW. Those funct...

September 12, 2018

This WHS article is a continuation of the first article, What is a “Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard?. In Part 2 we have set out a number of actions tha...

September 5, 2018

As you know, a PCBU has a duty under Section 19 of the WHS Act to ensure, so far as "reasonably practicable", the health and safety of workers and ot...

August 13, 2018

We talk with people about WHS every day and it is clear that a significant number of people have an uncertain or incomplete concept of what or who is...

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