WH&S

LSA Safety Alert 43: KEEP UP SAFETY CULTURE WHEN BUSY – AUSGAP

  • Date: 05 Nov 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

Don’t let familiarity breed contempt on your turf farm. Becoming complacent can have life-threatening consequences, especially at busy farming & transport operations. Fatigue, distraction & heat issues need to be managed with good processes says Turf Accreditation organisation AusGAP. Turfgrowers and Lawn Solutions members are

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New Musculoskeletal Safety Video released

  • Date: 26 Jun 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

NEW WORKPLACE SAFETY VIDEOS Check out the introduction to the PErforM program, a simple risk management program used by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland that helps identify, assess and control manual task risks within the workplace – see more at www.bit.ly/2u4AzB1   &nbs

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Is it time to review your farm’s WHS policies?

  • Date: 19 Jun 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

Work Health and Safety policies developed by Turfgrowers should look at including a robust and clear-cut policy around drugs and alcohol in their workplace according to Turf Accreditation organisation AusGAP’s program manager, Nick Dorney. Speaking on the need to regularly review such policies, Dorney says

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New video addresses Safety Hazards

  • Date: 12 Jun 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

NEW VIDEO ADDRESSES HAZARDS – Workplace safety inspections are fundamental to ongoing worker-safety. This new Worksafe video shows simple steps every business can take to identify, assess & fix workplace hazards – ideal for your next toolbox talk. See more at www.bit.ly/2spKhy7 &nbs

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Reminder – Harvester Position Paper announced

  • Date: 05 Jun 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

HARVESTER POSITION PAPER ANNOUNCED SafeWork NSW has developed a position paper on hand-stack turf harvesters following enquiries into a fatality involving one of these machines in 2014. New safety control measures will be required from Jan 2018 – read more at www.bit.ly/2s4UCim

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Harvester Safety Position Partner announced

  • Date: 29 May 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

HARVESTER POSITION PAPER ANNOUNCED SafeWork NSW has developed a position paper on hand-stack turf harvesters following enquiries into a fatality involving one of these machines in 2014. New safety control measures will be required from Jan 2018 – read more at www.bit.ly/2s4UCim &nbs

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New ‘Safety Starts With You’ campaign

  • Date: 22 May 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

SAFETY STARTS WITH YOU Whether you’re a worker or an employer, together you can help make the workplace safer. Because no matter what you do, safety starts with you! Check out SafeWork NSW new safety campaign and start your own safety conversation today at: www.bit.ly/2qFqlba

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Forklift Safety Focus

  • Date: 15 May 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

FORKLIFT SAFETY FOCUS Worksafe NSW has prepared a series of new Forklift Safety Videos. Check them out for your next Workplace Safety Toolbox Talk to find out some of the simple things you can do to prevent collisions and accidents at work or on site:

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New Harvester Safety Videos

  • Date: 08 May 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

REMINDER -NEW AUSGAP HARVESTER TRAINING VIDEOS AusGAP has prepared a new competency sign-off form for your records for turf farm employees after watching LSA’s new Harvester Training Videos Stay compliant & bring them to your toolbox & training talks now at: www.bit.ly/2oiKzUM

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New Safety Resources now online

  • Date: 01 May 2017
  • Categories: WH&S

NEW SAFETY RESOURCES ONLINE Whether it’s toolbox Safety Seminars, new chemical labelling legislation or checking out the latest WHS responsibilities in the workplace, you can now find them more simply at Safe Work Australia’s new website. Check it out at www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au

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