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RFS volunteer exercising rights as a ‘worker’

Readers of this blog will be familiar with changes to the law that came with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (the ‘ 1,455 more words


NSW Paramedics' Death and Disability benefits

There has been commentary in the media, and an extensive campaign by NSW Paramedics, regarding changes to the Death and Disability benefits scheme.  This comment, dated 22 August 2016, was on Facebook page called “ 2,083 more words


Jubilee Ford fined $35K after worker injured in workplace accident

Saskatoon-based Jubilee Ford has been ordered to pay a fine of $35,000 after a worker suffered a fractured arm.

The worker was attempting to repair an overhead door in January 2015 when an anchor bracket became loose, causing the door to come down on the worker’s forearm, causing several fractures. 104 more words


Know When

Forgot to mention yesterday that my back was acting up pretty often on the golf course. The crazy thing is I never feel it during a swing; it is always when I’m standing around on the tee box or on the green. 193 more words


Legal issues when installing a defibrillator?

The representative of a company that sells Defibrillators was:

… recently surprised to find an order returned as the company believed there was a legal risk to their staff or the company if one ever had to see use.

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Risky Conversations - enlightening and confusing

Recently SafetyAtWorkBlog reviewed a safety book of terrific content but poor presentation.  Last week  received an Australian book which presented different issues.  “Risky Conversations – The Law, Social Psychology and Risk… 1,141 more words


BOB-OHS-MUs, gulp/Climbing OHS/On-Ramp begins Tonight

Monday August 22, 2016

On-Ramp Begins:6:00pm-7:00pm

50 Bar Over Burpees
30 Overhead Squats, 95/65/45
15 muscle-ups

Work to a heavy 3… 121 more words