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Work Health & Safety

Positive Duty and the Sexual Discrimination Act

In line with the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, organisations and businesses have a positive duty to eliminate, as far as possible, sexual discrimination and harassment and associated behaviours from occurring in the workplace. Behaviours of concern include any behaviour which might make someone feel uncomfortable, unsafe or disrespected at work or in connection with their […]

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Workplace Housekeeping – How to minimise injuries

When we think of housekeeping, we think vacuuming, mopping, dusting and polishing surfaces.  Workplace housekeeping is well beyond this and is a mandatory factor in workplace safety.  Ensuring your workplace incorporates housekeeping into everyday life, can prevent injuries, improve productivity and morale, minimise risk of potential fines and challenges of non-compliance and makes a really good first

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Work Health & Safety Committee – Should we have one?

Work Health and Safety laws provide that whilst an employer can establish a WHS Committee at any time at their own initiative, one must be established within 2 months of receiving a request from a relevant Health and Safety Representative (HSR) or when there are five or more workers in your  workplace. When establishing a committee:-discussions

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