Safety Alert – Electric Shocks

Even the briefest contact with electricity (50v+) can have serious consequences to a person’s health and safety. High voltage shocks can cause more serious injuries including contact burns and damage to internal organs. Electric shocks may also lead to other injuries,...

Safety Alert – Heat-Related Illness

HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS SOLAR UV RADIATION Working in heat is a hazard that can result in severe health problems for many workers – whether they work indoors or outdoors. If the body has to work too hard to keep cool, it starts to overheat and a worker begins to suffer...

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020

ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK 23 – 29 NOVEMBER It is easy to forget that asbestos is still present in millions of Australian homes, but it’s a fact that if a house was built or renovated before 1990, there’s a good chance it has some asbestos. National Asbestos Awareness...

Safety Alert – Electric Shock

Electric Shock Incident Access, Egress and Emergency Procedures Background An electrician was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a critical condition after receiving an electric shock whilst in the ceiling space of a King William Rd business at around 3:00pm on...
Safety Alert on Fragile Roofing

Safety Alert on Fragile Roofing

Mitigating the Risk of Falls Over the past several months in South Australia, there have been 3 falls from fragile roofing, one of those being a fatality. SafeWork SA has now issued a Safety Alert in relation to working on this type of roofing, to ensure people...

COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus Safety Alert Over the last week, it has been announced that South Australia has acquired new cases of Covid-19, especially among those under the age of 30.  This serves as a reminder that we must not be complacent, and we must all do what we can to stop...


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