Press Room

Welcome to our press room, here you will be able to read and learn about the latest updates regarding WHS. Our aim is to ensure all our clients are thoroughly informed about the changes occurring in the WHS industry as well as our own internal developments. 

COVID-19 Back to Work Cleanliness Inspection and Certificate

Unfortunately, many workplaces have had to effectively shut down due to COVID-19, which presents the question, how do you know your workplace is safe to return to?
We want to help ensure your employees safety, this is why we are conducting a ‘Back to Work Cleanliness Inspection and Certificate’.
Click the link below or give us a call on (02) 9958 9009 to find out more about this.

Changes to Victorian WHS Legislation

Recent changes to WHS legislation now require you to comply to the amendments if you are a workplace where asbestos is present; are a manufacturer or an importing supplier of hazardous substances or agricultural and veterinary chemicals; work in construction; or operate a mine or major hazard facility.

Changes to the guidelines for Workplace Return to Work Programs

In May 2017, significant reforms were implemented in respect to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) Guidelines for Workplace Return to Work Programs.

World Mental Health Day 2019

Saunders Safety & Training have identified the need for the community to become more proficient and confident in assisting those who are affected by a mental health disease.

Asbestos Awareness Month

Following the recent calls for a total asbestos eradication plan for Australia, a new report has revealed that asbestos-related diseases are estimated to be costing the country more than $500 million a year in direct health costs and lost productivity.

What is a hazardous manual task?

What is a hazardous manual task? A hazardous manual task, as defined in the WHS Regulations, means a task that requires a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry or otherwise move, hold or restrain any person, animal or thing.

The Risks associated with Walking Distracted

Topic of the month – Walking Distracted
Common risk associated with walking whilst using your mobile include; trips, sprains & strains, broken bones, brain injuries and death …

Safework
If Safework visit your workplace are you confident you meet the minimum WHS requirements as an employer? 

Fire Safety
We can run a customised Fire Safety Workshop designed to give all staff basic skills to handle an emergency situation in he workplace.

Hazardous Chemicals 

Did you know that between 2012 and 2015 there were more than 6000 injuries in NSW workplaces as a result of workers’ handling storing or using hazardous chemicals unsafely. Eight people died and more than 250 are now permanently disabled.

The Risks associated with Walking Distracted

Topic of the month – Walking Distracted
Common risk associated with walking whilst using your mobile include; trips, sprains & strains, broken bones, brain injuries and death …

Safework
If Safework visit your workplace are you confident you meet the minimum WHS requirements as an employer? 

Fire Safety
w can run a customised Fire Safety Workshop designed t give all staff basic skills to handle an emergency situation in he workplace.

Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips and trips result in thousands of injuries every year. The most common ones are musculoskeletal injuries, cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations but more serious injuries can also occur.

Mental Health First Aid Training – July Course Postponed

Saunders Safety & Training have identified the need for the community to become more proficient and confident in assisting those who are affected by a mental health disease. As such we are running a two day nationally accredited course that provides practical information about key mental illnesses and first aid processes.

Contact us for further details on the next session

COVID-19 Back to Work Cleanliness Inspection & Certificate

Unfortunately, many workplaces have had to effectively shut down due to COVID-19, which presents the question, how do you know your workplace is safe to return to?
We want to help ensure your employees and customers safety, this is why we are conducting a ‘Back to Work Cleanliness Inspection and Certificate’.

Find out more

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