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We can assess your workplace, plant, product or process and give you the expert advice you need to ensure user safety, comfort and productivity.

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We apply proven human factors principles to new building, workplace fit-out and product designs to ensure compliance and minimise risks, whilst optimising comfort and productivity. 

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Our customised workplace training programs in risk assessment, manual handling, and OH&S safety will arm your team with the knowledge to improve your ergonomic environment.

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New Victorian workplace manslaughter laws – what does this mean for employers?  

Victoria will soon become the fourth Australian jurisdiction (following Queensland, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory) to introduce workplace manslaughter offences. The Workplace Safety Legislation Amendment (Workplace Manslaughter and other matters) Bill 2019 will become law in Victoria on 1 July 2020. Is your business ready?

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Do you have staff working at home? Employer liability and what you need to do.  

Employers are legally responsible for ensuring that they do not expose (or allow employees to be exposed) to an unreasonable risk to their health and safety.

If an employee is directed or allowed by arrangement to work from home, that obligation follows them home.

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How to set up an ergonomic home office  

Remote technologies and flexible working arrangements mean that more employees are working from home offices. But while the flexibility for employees is seen as a perk, as an employer, it’s your responsibility to make sure that home offices meet ergonomic safety standards Here’s our checklist for setting up a home office

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Workplace safety and your responsibilities

Australian employers are required by law to provide their employees, contractors and those who visit their facilities with a safe and healthy workplace. Ensuring that your business complies with these duties will prevent prosecution or fines, and will also help to maintain staff. The scope of the responsibility are outlined here

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The most common workplace injuries in Australia and how to prevent them 

A recent worldwide study led by the University of Sydney has proven that lower back pain is the most commonly recorded workplace injury, ranking higher than any other condition including cardiac disease and depression. Often both severe and costly, back injuries can arise from a number of ergonomic exposures including heavy lifting, forceful movement, awkward positions and poor workstation set up.

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