As a family, coronaviruses are common across the globe. This safety short...MORE INFO
As a family, coronaviruses are common across the globe. This safety short outlines some of the control measures that can be taken to prevent their spread.
RUNNING TIME: 2 Minutes
Face Masks are an effective control measure that can be used to control...MORE INFO
Face Masks are an effective control measure that can be used to control the spread of Coronaviruses. This safety short gives a quick overview of common mask types and how to use them correctly.
RUNNING TIME: 4 Minutes
In simple terms a risk assessment requires the identification of workplace...MORE INFO
In simple terms a risk assessment requires the identification of workplace hazards and an evaluation of the risks they present.
The purpose of an overall workplace risk assessment is to establish whether the level of risk arising from workplace activities is acceptable, or whether additional measures need to be taken to control workplace hazards to further reduce or remove unacceptable risks.
The program includes the following Elements of a Risk Assessment:
Regardless of the hazards present, the proper application of the risk assessment process will result in a safer workplace.
RUNNING TIME: 18 minutes
What is manual handling? Simply, manual handling is the movement of items...MORE INFO
Simply, manual handling is the movement of items by human energy.
Manual handling includes lifting, holding, pushing, pulling, shifting and lowering. In fact, any form of human exertion could be included – with or without the use of mechanical aids.
The steps to deal with manual handling can often be addressed by following through a series of questions. This process, the hierarchy of control measures asks the following:
Manual handling contributes directly to a significant percentage of work related accidents and injuries. Manual handling is an issue that must be addressed as an ongoing subject in the workplace.
RUNNING TIME: 12 Minutes
There are laws and regulations that require the investigation and...MORE INFO
There are laws and regulations that require the investigation and reporting of certain types of accidents. Insurance requirements also lead to many Accident Investigations as do potential claims at common law. However, from an Occupational Health & Safety point of view, the main aim of Accident Investigations is not to fulfil these legal and insurance obligations, but rather to prevent recurrences of the same or similar accidents.
Accident Investigations therefore should be regarded as an important part of accident prevention.
This program covers:
Learning why and how accidents occur is fundamental to making improvements in both working conditions and operational methods.
The Accident Investigation process will reduce the number of workplace accidents and should be regarded as an important component of any workplace health and safety strategy.
RUNNING TIME: 12 Minutes
Some workplace hazards are obvious: when there is a risk of physical...MORE INFO
Some workplace hazards are obvious: when there is a risk of physical injury in the workplace, it can be relatively easy to identify and address. But work can also carry risks to mental health.
This program examines the various ways stress can affect members of an organisation as well as potential methods for combatting it.
Topics included in the program:
Work-related stress is not always the easiest of workplace hazards to identify. But being aware of the potential risks, and moving pro-actively to prevent stress taking hold, will help minimise the chances of stress-related illness.
RUNNING TIME: 11 Minutes