Brenniston Insights

Australian snake season starts early

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Australia’s snake season arrives early as venomous snakes become more active due to record-high temperatures. The El Niño event increases the risk of snake bites in workplaces nationwide.

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Workplace first aiders in Australia

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In any Australian workplace - whether it’s an office, factory or construction site - the safety and wellbeing of workers must be a top priority. Accidents and medical emergencies can happen unexpectedly, potentially placing lives at risk, disrupting workflow and damaging work culture. To better address these effectively, organisations across Australia must appoint a fellow worker or associate to the invaluable role of workplace first aider. First aiders play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and prompt response to health emergencies in their workplaces. Having trained first aiders in the workplace is a proactive measure to mitigate risks, protect...

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New national work from home resources

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Explore Safe Work Australia’s new guidance and resources to improve employee safety when working from home. Learn about WHS laws, responsibilities and practical advice for a safer home working environment.

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Understanding Australian Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation

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Understanding Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation throughout Australia is an essential component in ensuring a safe workplace and adherence to legal requirements.

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Why is the Australian construction industry so dangerous?

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The Australian construction industry has long suffered high rates of workplace accidents and fatalities.

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