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National WHS Compliance and Enforcement Policy update

Posted by Pia Abrahams on

Safe Work Australia has updated the National Compliance and Enforcement Policy to improve clarity, context, readability and relevancy. All Australian jurisdictions are committed to preventing deaths, injuries and illness in workplaces.

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What is saline used for in workplace first aid?

Posted by Pia Abrahams on

Saline solution is a versatile and essential component of any well-equipped workplace first aid kit. As a sterile solution of sodium chloride and purified water, saline can be used in various first aid applications from cleaning wounds to flushing out contaminants.

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Eye injury at work

Posted by Pia Abrahams on

Eye injuries in the workplace are a serious concern that can have devastating consequences for workers. From minor irritations to permanent vision loss, the impact of eye injuries extends beyond the individual and affects productivity, morale and workplace safety culture.

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World Environment Day 2024

Posted by Pia Abrahams on

Fertile soils provide the foundation for growing nutritious food, supporting biodiversity and acting as a carbon sink to mitigate climate change. But unsustainable agricultural practices, deforestation and urbanisation have resulted in widespread land degradation worldwide.

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What is workplace fatigue?

Posted by Pia Abrahams on

Workplace fatigue is a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion that can significantly impact a worker’s productivity, concentration and overall wellbeing. In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environments, it’s becoming increasingly common for people to experience fatigue, which can have far-reaching consequences.

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