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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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First Aid in Your Workplace

First Aid in Your Workplace

Managing First Aid in your workplace can be difficult. Learn about what you should do and get a free guide on implementing what your business needs.
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Failure to Notify

In Australia, there have been more than 10 prosecutions for failure to notify a health and safety regulator of a notifiable incident over the past 12 months. Moreover, since April 2015, there have been at least 33 such prosecutions - 16 of which occurred in Victoria...

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Company fined for forklift injuries

A Hardware store has been convicted and fined $85,000 after two workers were injured when heavy steel tubes fell from a stationary forklift. South Australian-based Balhahn Pty Ltd, trading as Balhannah Mitre 10 (the Company), pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to...

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