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Health And Safety 101: 5 Approaches To Gain Knowledge For Work

Jenna Meyerson 15/01/2020

 

Australia has the safest workplaces in the world, and it’s commendable that local businesses are committed to building even safer offices and factories because their conviction is paying off.

While the number of Australians killed at work has been declining steadily over the last decade, we can’t afford to be complacent just yet. Recent statistics show that 107,335 workers’ compensation claims were made in 2017-18, while the median compensation paid for each claim was AU$12,100.

23% of the claims were due to slips, trips and falls due to an absence of proper instructions regarding workplace health and safety – and 16% reported injuries were caused by moving objects.

Employers need to raise awareness about health and safety by implementing the right policies and training for the staff. Then it becomes the employees’ job to adhere to these rules to avoid potential safety and health problems.

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Diploma Of Work Health & Safety - MCI Institute

Megan Hauptfleisch 15/06/2016

Equip yourself with the skills needed to effectively contribute to the development, implementation and management of work health and safety risks. Explore the scenarios of many potential workplace incidents and risks through our immersive learning method, building and strengthening essential and effective WHS management skills. With this diploma further your abilities to communicate with colleagues and prepare yourself for a successful career in workplace health and safety in any industry.

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