VIDEO: The top 3 things employers need to know about work health & safety

What are the most common legal cases in relation to work health and safety? How we can prepare for them? and what rights do workers have in terms of compensation and personal injuries? In this short video chat, Cathy Spurr, director of Halfpennys Lawyers explains…

Top End turns out for safety

The Darwin Convention Centre was abuzz with industry professionals checking out the latest in technology, knowledge and innovation for the first ever Safety in Action Darwin, produced by Informa Exhibitions. With Darwin’s import and export trade showing no signs of slowing, continuing to boom due…

NT alcohol crackdown a success, but still a long way to go

While we all know the personal cost alcohol abuse can have on an individual, there’s also the negative impact it can have on their family, friends, work colleagues and community at large. According to a recent report in The Australian, ‘alcohol abuse costs the NT…

And the poll results are in...

We recently posted a poll on our Australian Industrial Relations and Work Safety LinkedIn Group with the following question; ‘A worker is under pressure from the owner to hit manufacturing quotas. To do so, he disables a safety interlock on a machine that helps speed…

The essential first step #DBYD

Unfortunately, incidents do happen. There are hundreds of thousands of kilometres of underground pipes and cables which carry our essential services to households and businesses around the country. Over the years Dial Before You Dig have seen a wide variety of accidents and disruptions from…

Protecting the environment, one drop at a time

A leaky pipe can be unsightly and costly. Not to mention the unnecessary wastage. Which is why  Spill Crew FIXAPIPE is so genius. This new product has cleaned up and simplified the process of repairing leaks on any damaged pipe. It’s a quick and easy…

Inovative solutions for the handling & storage of dangerous goods

If you work in a business where dangerous chemicals are a daily norm, it pays to ensure they are kept secure and handled in a safe, efficient manner. To help you to make the correct decisions on how to manage, store and handle dangerous goods…