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First Aid Obligations For Workplaces

The average person will spend approximately 90,000 hours, or one third of their life, at work. Businesses are required to ensure (under the WHS Act) that workers and other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the business or undertaking. Specific obligations includes: Provision of emergency equipment such as nurse call systems, defibrillators, first aid kits, and emergency alert communication devices (evacuation sirens) Ease of access to these facilities; for example they can't be in a locked room or limited security space within the building An adequate number of workers trained to administer first aid at the workplace or that workers have access to an adequate number of other people who have been trained to administer first aid Management have a duty to exercise due diligence to ensure that the business is complying with regulations. Workers have a duty to take reasonable care for their own health and safety and must not adversely affect the health and safety of other persons. Everyone on site must comply with any reasonable instruction and cooperate with any reasonable policy or procedure relating to health and safety at the workplace, such as procedures for first aid and for reporting injuries and illnesses.
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Understanding How Female & Male Workers Regulate Temperatures

Did you know that the chromosomes that distinguish men and women play a significant role in determining an individual's thermoregulation processes, which impacts the comfort level of workers in the workplace. For teams responsible for worker health and safety, it’s crucial to have a factual understanding of how thermoregulation impacts their workforce, particularly the risks of heat and cold-related hazards that could threaten workplace safety.
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Safety Innovations Making Workplaces Safer

"Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let's all go exploring." Edith Widder In the ever-evolving world of technology and innovation, safety has always been a top priority. Each year, we see new advancements that take safety to new heights, and 2023 is no exception. From cutting-edge developments in transportation to breakthroughs in workplace safety and health, this year has brought us an array of safety innovations that promise to make our lives safer and more secure than ever before.
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Devices Specified By CPB, John Holland, & Multiplex

Are you considering Vanguard Wireless systems for your site? Vanguard Wireless provides the exclusive combination of hardware and software for construction nurse call and evacuation systems in Australia. These systems are trusted and chosen by numerous industry leaders in construction and civil works for their large-scale civil and infrastructure projects. What are the standout features of our system?
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Ensuring Your PPE Works For Everyone

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) plays a critical role in ensuring the safety and well-being of any workers in high risk industries such as construction, mining, civil works, rail, and manufacturing. for PPE to work best, it must properly fit. Not only is ill fitting PPE redundant, it can actually expose a worker to further risk.
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ESG and How It Pertains To Your Workplace Emergency Alert System

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) is a comprehensive framework that evaluates an organisation's practices and performance on sustainability and ethical issues. It provides a systematic approach to measure business risks and opportunities in these areas. How your business approaches workplace safety is a critical component of this.
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Icon Construction Improving Emergency Communication - May 23

We're collaborating with Icon Construction to contribute to its mission to "create a positive culture with a robust safety and risk management system". Our easy-to-use evacuation and nurse call triggers and sirens, world-class operating system, and smartphone app improve emergency event communication for everyone on site.
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Australian National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month - October 2023 Since 2009, Safe Work Australia has led a national campaign each October to build community awareness and knowledge of work health and safety. National Safe Work Month is hugely popular and provides a great platform to promote WHS and encourage everyone to work towards healthier, safer workplaces.
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The 'Fatal Four' And Emergency Alert Communication

Enhancing Safety in Hazardous Workplaces Safety in high-risk workplaces is not a luxury; it's a necessity. Safety conscious businesses operating in the construction industry - such as developers, builders, electricians, and other specifiers - are constantly on the lookout for ways to minimise risks and safeguard their workforce. As we dive into the realm of advanced technology, we find several tools designed specifically to mitigate some of the industry's most fatal hazards.
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Transforming Workplace Safety With Innovative Technology

Offering Peace Of Mind To Workers In the modern, high-speed world, safety is of paramount concern, especially in high-risk workplaces. In response smart, safety forward businesses are harnessing innovative technology to improve safety measures, ensuring everyone can work with peace of mind. By enhancing evacuation or nurse call emergency communication systems, you can significantly mitigate risks, paving the way to a safer work environment.
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