COVID-19 RESOURCES

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources   PEER takes the health, safety and working environment of its staff, apprentices, host employers and the wider community very seriously. While the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing daily, we can all do our part to help reduce the spread of the virus.   The government has announced a range of…

PEER’s Approach to COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update   PEER takes the health, safety and working environment of its staff, apprentices, host employers and the wider community very seriously.   As you will be aware, the situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing regularly. PEER is continuing to operate as usual and we are proactively monitoring the situation.   We…

SAFETY ALERT on Ladders

Recently we had an apprentice take a two-metre fall off a ladder, resulting in five facial fractures requiring surgery and some significant time off work.  The apprentice was very lucky because the fall could have easily resulted in a much more serious injury. Ladders can be hazardous if they are not correctly maintained and used.…

Vehicle towing capacities explained

Trailers are common tools used by most tradies and carry everything from: tools of the trade, materials for jobs, equipment including scissor lifts, and recreational equipment for those weekends away. What people don’t realise, is the significance of vehicle towing capacities and the requirements for towing trailers. Just because you have a vehicle with a…