How workplace drug testing reduces risk, harm + costs

Drug testing in the workplace has become increasingly significant as employers seek to ensure that they have the safest working environment possible. But how can employers introduce testing without encroaching on their privacy? Darren Lee of Safe Work Laboratories agrees that workplace drug testing can…

Odd Spot: Would a little vintage help you get the message?

Image Source: staffingtalk.com; vintagegoodness While we were browsing the web in search of this month’s odd spot, we came across these fantastic vintage safety posters. Some of the messages are still really catchy and we can’t help but think these would still hold up in…

The quick connect specialists

With the rapid industrial development following the war, compressed air was increasingly used as an energy source for pneumatic tools and equipment. This resulted in growing demands for reliable efficient components, such as the need for a convenient, leak-proof method of quickly connecting airlines. Couplings…

How to step up safety in the building & construction industry

  Why does the building and construction industry in Western Australia have a poor safety record?  Joanne Garlick, Consultant, Conexus Consulting believes it could be a case of old habits die hard. “The industry in general and certainly in WA has an old culture, by…

Is it a prank or drink spiking?

via Australian Drug Foundation The phrase ‘drinking spiking’ is often associated with a drug being added to someone’s drink to facilitate sexual assault. However, there is evidence to suggest that an increasing number of drink spiking incidents involve a friend or acquaintance buying double or…

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…

Australia highest rate of skin cancer in the world

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with melanoma the fourth most common cancer diagnosed.* With these staggering statistics it’s even more alarming to learn that Australians are still ignoring warnings to have their skin regularly checked by professionals.…