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Working at Heights

Working at Heights Working at heights often involves significant safety hazards, which must be eliminated or controlled. Businesses that conduct working at heights activities have the responsibility to provide appropriate fall prevention systems and ensure workers are educated about the risks posed by their work. This induction course is designed to assist managers [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:39:50+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Safe Use of Ladders

Safe Use of Ladders While ladders offer a convenient solution for workers to access high areas, the use of ladders poses a significant risk to the health and safety of workers across a range of industries. Ladders should only be used where there is no better control measure, such as scaffolding. Workers who [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:39:51+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Portable and Fixed Equipment

Portable and Fixed Equipment Portable and fixed equipment are found in many workplaces. These are tools, machinery and other equipment that must be connected to a power source to be operated. Businesses must take appropriate measures to ensure that all equipment is operated and maintained correctly and safely, in compliance with industry and [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:40:20+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal protective equipment, commonly abbreviated to ‘PPE’, is a vital element of health and safety in a variety of workplaces, particularly in construction and mining industries. PPE consists of all clothing and protective items designed to minimise the risk of personal harm caused by workplace hazards. It is essential [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:40:20+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: , |0 Comments

Occupational Noise

Occupational Noise As a business, it is your obligation to keep employees knowledgeable about the risks of occupational noise in the workplace. Occupational noise requirements must be adhered to in order to prevent temporary and permanent injuries to workers. In industrial work environments, there are many noise risks to be mindful of. It [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:40:21+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Lifting Equipment Safety

Lifting Equipment Safety As a business, it is your obligation to educate employees on the safety requirements of lifting equipment, as well as the procedures necessary to eliminate hazards and risks. Adhering to regulations and procedures is important in avoiding injury, fatality and damage to the organisation’s equipment. When operating any lifting equipment, [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:40:22+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

General Labourer Safety

General Labourer Safety Labourers mainly work at building, road and heavy construction sites, but can also work in the manufacturing or production industries. There are several hazards and risks in these work environments that labourers need to be aware of to avoid incidents or injuries. This course is useful for labourers for several [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:40:41+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Forklift Operator Safety

Forklift Operator Safety Forklifts are extremely useful in warehouse and storage facilities. Forklifts are used to move heavy items, meaning the manual handling risk is reduced. While forklifts are highly beneficial in reducing manual handling risks, as with all mobile plant, they present a range of other potential hazards and risks to the [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:40:41+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Construction Worker Safety

Construction Worker Safety Construction involves working at residential houses, commercial buildings and roads. Construction also includes carrying out repair and maintenance tasks. Construction workers face a number of hazardous tasks and conditions whenever they are on site. The major causes of fatalities result from falls, being crushed, being struck and electrocution. To avoid [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:41:10+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments

Confined Space Requirements

  Confined Space Requirements Confined spaces present a unique set of workplace hazards, many of which can be deadly. As a business, it is your responsibility to provide a safe working environment for all personnel performing work activities in confined spaces. The atmosphere inside the confined space, communication and the type of entry [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:41:11+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Construction Safety, Courses|Tags: |0 Comments
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