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.

August 21, 2017

The answer to the question in the above heading lies in four sections of the WHS Act, sections 17, 18, 19 and 28. This article explains why the answe...

April 18, 2016

We recently received a success story from the manager of a company who attended one of our SafeWork 5 day HSR courses. The wins that the manager had...

May 23, 2014

You are welcome to download and distribute the article in
your workplace if you feel it may be useful

May 22, 2014

You are welcome to download and distribute the article in
your workplace if you feel it may be useful

May 21, 2014

You are welcome to download and distribute the article in
your workplace if you feel it may be useful

May 20, 2014

Bullying in the workplace is an issue that is receiving a lot of attention in Australia.

The rising awareness of the effect that bullying can have on...

May 20, 2014

You are welcome to download and distribute the article in
your workplace if you feel it may be useful

April 25, 2014

What HSR Training is available for a Health and Safety Representative?

A Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is entitled to attend:

  • a 5 day HSR...

March 18, 2014

What is Work Health and Safety Risk Management?

Risk Management is the systematic process of identifying hazards, assessing the risks associated with...

February 23, 2014

What is Manual Handling?

Manual handling includes any task that requires a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry or otherwise move, hold or restrai...

February 9, 2014

The answers are not always obvious.  The key places to look are in the Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act) and the Work Health and Safety Regulation...

January 26, 2014

Return to Work Coordinator

An effective Return to Work Coordinator can assist a business in the following ways:

- coordinate and monitor the recovery o...

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