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Kids Visiting Worksites?

Is it ever ok for kids visiting work sites or work environments to occur? The simple answer is no unless you work in an office building wearing a suit and the most dangerous thing in your office is the coffee machine. If you make something, pack something, store...

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Builder Fined Over 3m Fall

Gold Coast builder fined $65,000 after a carpenter fell three metres through a staircase well and suffered a fractured skull. The company was fined after pleading guilty to breaching section 19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to meet its...

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Protecting Voids and Falls

A Thornleigh builder has been fined $75,000 after a carpenter suffered serious brain injuries when he fell through an unprotected stairwell void, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said. CTN Construction Pty Ltd pleaded guilty to failing to ensure the safety of...

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2017 Legal Recap

As the year comes to a close we look back at 2017 and give you a short Legal recap of the changes which are often inspired by tragic events. Law-makers moved to tighten restrictions and strengthen penalties in a number of different fields over the course of 2017 with...

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Celebrating the Safe Way

It's that time of year again and of course everyone loves a good Christmas party but how do we do it in a safe way? But don’t start celebrating too early after all, the unenviable job of navigating the legal minefields of the silly season needs to fall on someone’s...

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How to Hold a Great Toolbox Talk or Safety Meeting

How to Hold a Great Toolbox Talk or Safety Meeting

Firstly toolbox talk's and safety meeting's are not just for construction sites and major projects, every business needs to talk about safety and that's what these meetings are all about. So before you say, 'but I'm a small business I don't need these' think again,...

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