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A safety officer is writing a report as part of a WHS incident reporting procedure.

WHS Incident Reporting Procedure for construction

An accurate WHS incident reporting procedure on construction sites is paramount to a safety-first ethos. It empowers immediate responses, drives continuous improvement, promotes safe work sites, ensures compliance,…

Construction worker stands with machinery used to reduce manual handling.

What is Manual Handling?

In the trades and construction industries, manual handling is an inherent reality. It’s the cornerstone of everyday operations, involving the physical manipulation of objects to achieve tasks. From…

A WHS incident is an unplanned event at work that can cause harm. The image shows an event like this on a construction site - a worker is hurt.

What is the definition of a WHS incident? For tradespeople

If you’re a tradesperson, and you need to know ‘what is the definition of a WHS incident’, we’ve outlined it for you in this blog. The construction industry…

Personal protect equipment (PPE), like high vis vests and hard hats are the last line of defence on the hierarchy of controls.

The Hierarchy of Controls in WHS: Construction

In construction, safety isn’t just a goal; it’s a non-negotiable priority.  Amidst heavy machinery, skilled trades, and towering structures, the hierarchy of controls stand as a beacon of…

Construction sites are busy and potentially dangerous places to work, this is why you need a construction WHS policy.

5 reasons you need a construction WHS policy

Construction sites are busy and potentially dangerous places to work, with the risk of injury always present.  Being struck by a moving object, for example, is a major…

Why are manual handling procedures so important?

Why a manual handling procedure is so important to safeguard workers from repetitive-task injuries

On a construction site or project, the need for appropriate documentation is indisputable. Documents like a Manual Handling Procedure and a Manual Handling Policy are designed to safeguard…

How to write a construction WHS policy

How to write a construction WHS policy

A construction WHS Policy aims to ensure the safety of all workers on a construction site. A construction WHS Policy is a written commitment from a construction company. …