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…

Hi Vis workwear never looked so good

For most who work in industries where safety hi vis uniforms are compliant, the standard colour scheme can be a little underwhelming. Well it’s time to change it up and thanks to Mantra Uniforms hi vis never looked so good. In the 8 years Jaye…

Infographic: Common hazards for the home handyman

via ProChoice Safety Gear Australians are 9 times more likely to be injured in the home than at work, yet the majority of Australians dive into DIY projects with little to no safety training or awareness of the risks involved. The following infographic presents an…

The good oil? Great for machinery, but not for hands

We have all heard it before:”a bit of grease never hurt anyone”. Unfortunately, this is not true, because commonly used grease and lubricants are capable of causing health complications that range from contact dermatitis up to those more serious, including a variety of cancers. Engineering…

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…

Arax®- The Cutting Edge in Hand Protection by ProChoice

Working with sharp materials and tools is a hazard even with the correct level of hand protection, so don’t you think you and your workforce deserve the best cut protection available? According to the Australian Bureau Of Statistics most recent Work-Related Injury report, 640,700 people…

Why is health and safety training so important?

Work Health Safety Training is essential for every person in the work place.  There are so many reasons why training in work health safety is important, a safer workplace or working environment effects not only the business, the employees and their families but also the…