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Is Australia still mopping up the effects of Asbestos?

Asbestos is a group of silicate materials consisting of long, thin, fibrous crystals and millions of microscopic fibrils. Its affordability, tensile strength and ability to resist heat, fire, chemicals and electrical damage, made it widely used as a construction and fire proofing material in the 20th century. 580 more words


Emergency Preparedness & Response (EPR) planning in Nepal: How relevant today?

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In today’s world, an organization needs to manage risks as part of its core management operation if it aims for a sustainable growth that ensures safety of employees and well-being of community in which it operates. 1,036 more words


A Deeper Look at ISO 45001

ISO PC 283 was inaugurated in London in October 2013 with the aim of developing ISO 45001, the international standard in occupational health and safety management. 581 more words

ISO Standards

Why should you promote physical & mental health at workplace?

The upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference 2016 will examine the strategies to enhance the well-being and productivity of the Australian workforce.

This conference will focus on 10 industry case studies this year – featuring : 805 more words



A sunny day makes most of us feel good, but too much sunlight can be hard on the skin. It is not simply sudden exposure while on holiday that is harmful. 907 more words

Health Promotion

Putting Your Best Foot Forward and Other Idioms for 2016

‘Put your best foot forward’, it’s ‘time to shine’, ‘take the bull by the horns’, let’s not ‘beat around the bush’ or ‘bark up the wrong tree’, if you’re ‘always the bridesmaid and never the bride’ it’s time to ‘turn over a new leaf’… 1,135 more words

Health And Safety Regulations