Safety only for the Rich and Powerful

Safety only for the Rich and Powerful We see today that safety is only for the strong, wealthy and powerful (https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-25/victorian-junkyard-woman-sentenced-to-jail-over-death/10746110?pfmredir=sm). If you run a small business and can’t afford safety or lack competence in safety, or are isolated in the bush, watch out – you’re off to gaol. If you are a mega corporation, …

Robots eliminate injuries for small business too

Robots eliminate injuries for small business too. Guest Post When the topic of robotics comes up, many immediately start thinking about expensive, complicated technology which is out of reach for small manufacturers. It wasn’t that long ago that might have been the case; however that is all changing thanks to a new generation of easy …

12 ways to make small business safer

New safety guide out from Worksafe Vic Quote from the Guide: "This handbook describes 12 workplace health and safety hazards that safety inspectors regularly find during visits to small businesses. It also describes some of the injuries or illnesses that can happen if these hazards are not controlled" Manual handling, Housekeeping – slips, trips and …

Safety Standards for Your Small Business

Safety Standards for Your Small Business Guest Post You probably know you need to have First Aid kits available for your small or medium-sized business. But do you know how many are required for the square footage of your operations building? You know you need fire extinguishers. Do you know whether they expire or not? …

Health and Safety for Small Businesses

Health and Safety for Small Businesses In business, it’s essential that employers provide a safe working environment for employees, and there are some general health and safety precautions which every business should take, as well as specific ones based on circumstances and sector. Fire Any business premises must have appropriate fire escapes by law, and …