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5 biggest pitfalls of workplace D&A policies and how to avoid them

This article outlines the five biggest pitfalls of workplace drug and alcohol policies together with how to avoid them; two case studies are included to demonstrate.

Drug & alcohol testing 22 October, 2020

New complications in construction's confined space environs

Ensuring construction workers are appropriately protected when engaged in confined space environments remains cruicial amid COVID-19 and its new challenges.

Confined spaces 19 October, 2020

Autonomous shipping: are self-driving ships the safer future?

Australian Maritime College researcher Dr Reza Emad believes that commercial shipping will see more remotely controlled ships by 2030 — improving safety and efficiency.

Machine 16 October, 2020

Wearable solution lifts strain of shoulder injuries

SoterCoach is a wearable solution launched by Soter Analytics and designed to prevent shoulder injuries in the workplace.

Materials handling 13 October, 2020

Risk factor: drug and alcohol testing during COVID-19

Are drug and alcohol (D&A) testing protocols still necessary during COVID-19, or do the contamination possibilities of D&A tests pose more risks than they allay?

Drug & alcohol testing 12 October, 2020

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New complications in construction's confined space environs

New complications in construction's confined space environs

Ensuring construction workers are appropriately protected when engaged in confined space environments remains cruicial amid COVID-19 and its new...

Article 19 October, 2020
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Tread carefully around fragile roofing

Tread carefully around fragile roofing

Two serious incidents since December 2019 have prompted SafeWork SA to issue a reminder about fragile roof safety.

Article 08 January, 2020
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Fleet management systems in materials handling

Fleet management systems in materials handling

Grahame Don sets out the advantages of fleet management systems for managers that can further optimise safety in the materials handling industry.

Article 24 January, 2020
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