• Mobile Plant Still Causing Traumatic Injuries In Workplaces

    Not only is mobile plant causing two thirds of workplace traumatic fatalities in Australia but mobile plant is continuing to cause significant workplace risk. Mobile plant, such as forklifts, elevating work platforms, delivery vehicles, order pickers, earth moving equipment, prime movers and cranes, …

  • Using Your Multimeter May Be Live Work

    Working to live electrical testing regimes developed in accordance with the requirements of the now repealed NSW OH&S Regulation 2001 may be placing your company at risk of prosecution.The NSW WHS Regulation 2011 now treats the testing of electrical circuits energised at voltages above extra …

  • Accredited Training Provider

    SAFEgroup is an Approved Training Provider for the delivery of Health and Safety Representative training courses under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

    Some of the training courses available through SAFEgroup include:

    Hazardous Areas - General Awareness

    Hazardous Areas – General …

  • Chain of Responsibility Training & Load Restraint Assessment

    The SAFE loading of vehicles is vitally important in preventing injury to people and damage to property.Facts:Under compliance and enforcement provisions, everyone in the supply chain has a general duty to ensure breaches of road transport laws do not occur.All parties concerned in the supply chain …

  • Safeguarding Of Machinery Requires More Than A Shopping Trip

    A Safeguard is defined in AS4024.1201 as a ‘Guard or Protective device’. Guards, generally the province of the mechanical engineer, come in many forms including: Fixed guard; Adjustable guard; Interlocking guard; Interlocking guard with a start function control guard; Interlocking guard …

  • Hazardous Area Compliance

    WHAT IS A HAZARDOUS AREA?A location or part of your workplace where an explosive atmosphere due to flammable gases, vapours or mists or combustible dusts may occur.WHEN COULD AN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE OCCUR?The explosive atmosphere may occur all of the time, occasionally or only upon plant or process …

  • Can you afford an injury?

    WHS legislation requires you to manage, to As Low as Reasonably Practicable (ALARP), all risks to a worker’s health and safety. But what does this really mean and how do we continue to manage this when the budget belt tightens?If the unexpected happens the costs associated with a WHS incident …

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