Over 50% serious work injury claims are related to hand, fingers or thumb

Over 50% serious work injury claims are related to hand, fingers or thumb

The Australia Worker’s Compensation Statistics for 2012-13 stated that in over 8330 serious claims, over 53% of these related to injuries to hand, fingers or thumb. (Source:  Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics Report 2012-13). The Glove Company is the optimal one fit company for all glove…

Roadside and construction site protection with Ironman Hybrid

Press Release from Saferoads Temporary barriers around construction sites and other work areas must prevent out of control vehicles entering work zones and threatening the lives of workers, but at the same time not restrict everyday activities in the area. Some common types of barriers,…

Watch your language… and not `just' the swear words!

By Michelle Farley, Director SafetyJourney Safe Work Australia has recently released its Work-Related Traumatic Fatalities, Australia 2013 report. This report notes that the Construction Industry suffered 19 work related fatalities in 2013, the lowest number for this industry since records began in 2003. Whilst this…

VISIONSafe releases a new Traffic Cone LED Light

Traffic cones are frequently used on roads or footpaths to temporarily redirect traffic in a safe manner, merge lanes during road construction projects, mark off hazardous areas and a variety of other useful tasks. But what happens if it is wet and raining, or dark…

How can we build a safer construction industry? A chat with Dr Susanne Bahn.

The building and construction industry in WA has a poor safety record due, in the main, to the many unique challenges it faces. Included among them are a tendency towards subcontracting, an influx of unskilled workers (which in itself has its own safety implications) and…

Just as tough as they’ve always been, but now Blundstone are a lot more comfortable too

With a history dating back to 1870, Blundstone has earned iconic status with their premium range of safety footwear. While the organisation consists of a highly integrated group of companies, it’s owned and operated by a family whose history can be traced back to the…

Keep your staff safe with professional training

Is your business up to date with WHS? In order to maintain a high standard of workplace health and safety, ensure your OHS co-ordinators are professionally trained. It’s easier than you think. HBA Learning Centres – a privately owned Registered Training Organisation since 1989 –…