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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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The Value Of Customer Feedback

When was the last time you booked a hotel or restaurant without first checking out online reviews? When you need a plumber, do you ask your neighbor for a recommendation? How much merit do you place in a business having great reviews, testimonials or ratings?
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Reusing Your Vanguard Wireless System

While we love to sell customers new systems, there are occasions where an existing system is no longer required for a completed site but could be used wholly or partially at another site. Reusing a Vanguard Wireless nurse call or evacuation device – or a group of them – has numerous environmental and budgetary benefits. From an environmental perspective, reuse helps to save energy, limits pollution, conserves natural resources and reduces greenhouse gas emission. From a budgetary perspective, it reduces the amount you need to invest in a system on another site. Provided the devices are in good working order and have been used in accordance with the operations manual, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t reuse.
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Responsibilities As A UAV (drone) Pilot

on Nov 19, 2019 10:28:55 AM By | Simone Poulter | 0 Comments | safetyonsite safetyalertsystems safetyregulation droneflying UAVpilot
Originally published by Safety Solutions:
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How To Run An Effective Toolbox Meeting

on Oct 14, 2019 2:56:27 PM By | Igor Kazagrandi | 0 Comments | safetyonsite safetyalertsystems safetyregulation toolboxmeeting
Building a culture around safety cannot be overstated enough when it comes to construction or site management. Toolbox meetings are a great way to prioritise this in your business and can be used as a training tool. It’s the ideal way to keep your team up-to-date with safety awareness and reminders to reduce risk on a daily basis.
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Discrepancies between workplace safety regulation and legislation

The Australian Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 stipulates that a person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure that an emergency plan exists, covering: procedures, testing and training.
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Construction Safety Injury Snapshot in Australia

on Feb 3, 2019 4:00:00 PM By | Igor Kazagrandi | 0 Comments | safetyonsite safetyalertsystems safetyregulation
In Australia there are thousands of construction projects underway that vary in size and scale. Although we have organisations such as Safe Work Australia keeping us informed about safety and compliance, those within the industry physically carrying out construction work, must remain aware and vigilant in maintaining the highest degree of safety for themselves and their co-workers.
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