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Most people have heard the term Toolbox Talk. Many of you probably use them in one form or another in your organisation. They have become a safety staple across many industries. But how effective are they really? A toolbox talk is an informal safety lesson, or reminder, delivered by the supervisor to their workgroup at […]
Pertrain is a proud sponsor of the 54th Annual Australian Mines Rescue Competition 2016. The Australian Mines Rescue Competition is held annually and brings together mine rescue teams from NSW and QLD to test their emergency response and rescue abilities and demonstrate their excellence in mine safety and health. Pertrain will be on site to support the […]
Twelve months ago our boss had a big wake up call. He attended a free health check up and was told that he should go and see his doctor – ASAP. The diagnosis was high blood pressure and cholesterol. So the boss started a ‘get healthy’ journey and took our workplace with him. We were […]
As an organisation, we are supporting Heads Up a workplace mental health initiative. Here are a few interesting facts and figures from them. 3.8 million employees in Australia regularly skip their lunch break with half claiming they are too busy. But research tells us that lack of personal time will actually reduce productivity in the […]
Are you OK? These three little words are very important and they could save someone’s life. Like millions of people world-wide we were shocked and saddened by the apparent suicide of Robin Williams. But his death is just one of many such deaths caused, at least in part, by depression. According to beyondblue, at least […]
Click here for a FREE presentation on proof reading and quality control that you can adapt and use for your organisation. Typographical errors, or typos, are a fact of life. Luckily most of the time they don’t result in devastating or fatal outcomes. But when people’s health and safety is on the line, you can’t […]
According to Safe Work Australia, muscle strains and sprains are the most common workplace injuries in Australia, accounting for almost a third of all reported injuries1. Most of these injuries are caused by lifting, pushing or pulling objects. Like any other hazard, the risks associated with manual handling and lifting should be identified using a […]