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Our monthly features are designed to cover the core areas of interest within the safety, health, environment and quality industries.

20th Jan 2020

ISO addresses mental health

Mental health conditions are posing a new threat to workplace health and safety. ISO 45003 is aimed at guiding businesses on how to improve mental...

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20th Jan 2020

A healthier workforce improves productivity

Absenteeism has a detrimental impact on workplace productivity and morale. Key to addressing this is ensuring employees are healthy According to the financial service...

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20th Jan 2020

Avoiding flying fists

An often-overlooked aspect of occupational health and safety (OHS) is preventing violence in the workplace – whether from an external threat, or interpersonal violence...

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20th Jan 2020

Cleanest air around

Rather than risking their reputations, pharmaceutical manufacturers are encouraged to invest in oil-free compressors that can achieve Class 0 contaminant-free compressed air Compressed air...

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16th Jan 2020

Preparing for hotter summers

As global temperatures rise, farm workers are at greater risk of suffering heat stress or heatstroke, which can be deadly. With new technology and...

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16th Jan 2020

Addressing snake bites

Although medevac might at times be necessary, Remote Medical International cautions against making it the first response to snake bites, as valuable time is...

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16th Jan 2020

When something smells gassy

Whether it is toxic or flammable, a gas leak can be devasting. Fortunately, the right gas-detection technology can minimise harm to employees and the...

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15th Jan 2020

Robotics assist in fighting MSDs

Manufacturing often requires employees to do repetitive work for a long period of time, which can result in injury. Fortunately, there are numerous technological...

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15th Jan 2020

Greener future for transport

As global temperatures continue to rise, there is mounting pressure on the transport industry to be more environmentally friendly Worldwide, the effects of global...

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15th Jan 2020

Free screening highlights driver wellness

To celebrate transport month in October 2019, Engen once again launched its driver wellness campaign aimed at supporting the health of long-distance truck drivers...

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15th Jan 2020

Safe trucking starts behind the wheel

To improve vehicle performance and the safety of truck drivers and other road users, transport operators can invest in advanced or defensive driver training...

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15th Jan 2020

Rotting food deadly to the environment

While decomposing food in a landfill is deadly to the environment, it has tremendous potential in composting bins; however, this requires diverting discarded food...

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14th Jan 2020

Germ-free grub

With thousands of deaths worldwide caused by food contamination, food manufacturers and distributors need to take particular care in ensuring contaminant-free work environments Food...

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14th Jan 2020

Feet firmly planted

The food and beverage manufacturing industry needs to ensure the safety of its employees while meeting strict health requirements, but anti-slip, anti-fatigue and anti-bacterial...

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14th Jan 2020

Dangers of zero-tolerance to cannabis

As cannabidiol (CBD) products become more freely available, companies need to prepare for how this might impact on zero-tolerance drug policies and cannabis testing...

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