It's important for young people starting out in construction to understand how to stay safe at work. Young workers lack experience and might not know about all the hazards yet, which coul...
 
Tools, vehicles, and heavy equipment all create vibrations that can affect your body. This is a normal part of any tradie's day, whether you're picking up power tools or jumping in the ut...
 
Engineered stone ban summary On 1st July 2024 an engineered stone ban will take effect in all states and territories. The ban prohibits the use, supply, manufacture, processing or instal...
 
Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is essential gear for protecting you from inhaling hazardous substances. In this blog, we'll explore the important role of RPE, whether you are deal...
 
How to reduce psychosocial hazards on your work site  The workplace hazards that create risks of harm to psychological (mental) health are known as psychosocial hazards. These hazards,...
 
Lithium batteries are common in everyday life and on the worksite, their lightweight, long life, interchangeability and quick charge benefits mean that they are now used in everything fro...
 
Making sure your scaffolding is safe and ready for action is key. Here are the times you have to give it a good once over:  After Installation: Right after it's set up. At least e...
 
MSDs, also known as Musculoskeletal Disorders are one the most common types of work-related injury in Australia, with construction accounting for 14% percent of all serious workers’ compe...
 
Hazardous substances are chemicals or substances which can be toxic, corrosive and can cause harm. So it makes sense that we document what’s on-site and how much we have. If you have h...
 
When it comes to construction sites, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone on-site is the top priority. It’s more than just wearing hard hats and high-vis vests. It involves caref...
 
  Long gone are the days of “she’ll be right mate”. Staying on top of your health and safety makes your site safer - simple as that. We all want our team members to get home safel...
 
The reality is unsafe work at heights can have devastating consequences. Falls from heights are one of the leading causes of fatalities and injuries in the construction industry within Au...