Imagine how it would affect you to see a workmate’s leg being torn to shreds. Think about it. After someone gets seriously injured at work, everything changes. You churn over the what-ifs, the bad decisions, the oversights and the poor systems, and you start a journey to make sure it never happens again. That’s what […]

A new international system of chemical classification and labelling is on the way and it will affect anyone in Australia who manufactures, buys, sells or uses hazardous chemicals – is this you? If you work with hazardous chemicals you need to get on board now with changes that will be in force by December 31 […]

When it comes to electricity, it’s not only sparkies who get injured by electricity in the workplace. Electricians, while more likely to sustain electrical injuries, are actually outnumbered by those from other trades who are injured by electricity at work. Labourers, sales assistants, cleaners and even teachers report electricity-related injuries. Port Hunter Conveyors (PHC), who […]

The busier you are at work, the more likely it is you’ll neglect your health and well-being. Whether you work indoors or outdoors, remaining stationary for too long can lead to discomfort and injury. Stretching is a good way to improve your flexibility and muscle soreness. Concentrate on slow, sustained stretches and hold each stretch […]

We all know that regular exercise is an important part of staying healthy, but studies show that it might not be enough to stave off many health issues if you spend most of your day sitting. Research findings published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reveal that spending too much time sitting down means […]