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By Tania Clarke
January 25th, 2016

A review of FLIR – How thermal imaging can change food inspections

FLIR has recently made a handheld camera attachment available for iPhones, which anyone can pick up for about $US200.

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By Tania Clarke
January 19th, 2016

Uber for business gets safer

In an era of global technology advances, Uber has been at the forefront of innovating the people moving industry, by connecting people with reliable rides through the use of mobile technology. Since its launch in 2009, the Uber network continues to expand globally. However, the company’s success is not without controversy. Uber has been the …

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By Tania Clarke
January 11th, 2016

Wearable Technology That Will Change the Construction Industry

Innovative companies around the world are looking to bring more wearable tech to the job site, by focussing on innovating existing gear. Common assets to a construction worker like the hard hat, safety vests and even the tools they carry, are being infused with new capabilities.   The Hard Hat of the Future Display visors …

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By Tania Clarke
January 4th, 2016

Cold Working Conditions: What You Need To Know

Cold stress is a real danger to outdoor workers at this time of the year. But it’s not always possible to plan work according to the weather.  If emergency tasks have to be tackled, workers have to venture outdoors, and could suffer prolonged exposure to cold. When the weather is very cold, the body has …

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By Tania Clarke
December 29th, 2015

17 Workers Who Failed At Workplace Safety

We don’t condone unsafe work practices, but sometimes the worse safety fails need to be seen to be believed! We’ve compiled the best we found on the internet. Might be a good idea to move away from flammable gas while smoking.   Improvised eye protection is only recommended for professionals. At least this guy went a step further. …

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By Tania Clarke
December 21st, 2015

22 million U.S. workers exposed to hazardous noise levels

The Lasting Effects of Noise 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work, according to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hearing loss has become one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. Noise-induced hearing loss can occur from exposure to extremely loud impact …

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By Tania Clarke
November 26th, 2015

9/10 Construction Sites Breaching Safety Rules

Ensuring the safety of your co-workers or employees is more than a responsibility; when it comes to the workplace, it’s a part of your job description! The fact is, every single injury or fatality should be treated like a major incident. Even one is too many. In Singapore, the Government has recently completed a major …

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By Tania Clarke
September 28th, 2015

Hazard Management – Paying it Forward

paying it forward … making your ripple of contribution wider than your immediate influence. Pay it forward is a testing the universe … taking action to help/support someone or an organisation without expecting any tangible return for your action … one is truly selfless in their action. We are awesome at managing hazards within our own workplace …

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By SafetyCulture Team
August 19th, 2015

Editor's Pick: Heavy Vehicle Inspection Checklist

Vehicle inspections save lives according to research by the U.S Federal government. Every roadside inspection costs $3,281 in safety benefits (also taking into account lives saved, injuries and crashes avoided). Steve Keppler, Executive Director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance believes that safety and vehicle inspections need to permeate every aspect of an organisation. With …

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By SafetyCulture Team
August 3rd, 2015

A Checklist to Reduce Patient Safety Risk

Guest Post Brianna Cregan started her career in safety fueled by a personal interest as a young worker. After being exposed to a number of fatalities within the construction and fishing industry, Brianna realised that in many cases the company culture did not make safety a clear enough priority, especially for new or inexperienced employees. Through …

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