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From the 1880s, asbestos was widely mined, manufactured, and installed across Australia. By 1954, Australia was number four in the western world in gross consumption of asbestos cement products,…
27/11/2020
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In 2020, Asbestos Awareness Week runs from 23 - 29 November with the theme ‘asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think’, supplemented with the sub-theme ‘before you start, be aware’.  The…
27/11/2020
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In 2020, Asbestos Awareness Week runs from 23 - 29 November with the theme ‘asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think’, supplemented with the sub-theme ‘before you start, be aware’.  The…
24/11/2020
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In 2020, Asbestos Awareness Week runs from 23 - 29 November with the theme ‘asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think’, supplemented with the sub-theme ‘before you start, be aware’.  The…
23/11/2020
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In response to an increase in new positive COVID-19 cases in South Australia arising from a cluster in northern Adelaide, the state government has put in place a major “circuit breaker” lockdown in…
19/11/2020
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In 2020, Asbestos Awareness Week runs from 23 - 29 November with the theme ‘asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think’, supplemented with the sub-theme ‘before you start, be aware’.  The…
19/11/2020
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Australian Welding Supplies Pty (AWS) recently published the results of the 2020 Welding Fume & Respiratory Protection Survey. This was a survey conducted across Australia and New Zealand with…
05/11/2020
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This Asbestos Awareness Month, Greencap is proud to announce its appointment as National Risk Management Supporter of Reflections - a not-for-profit committed to reducing the impact of asbestos on…
02/11/2020
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October is National Safe Work Month - a time for businesses in Australia to make a commitment to improving safety and health in the workplace. The theme for 2020 is "Work Health and Safety through…
16/10/2020
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Why do we need contractors? All businesses and employers have specialist requirements from time to time, and fulfilling these requirements is often most effectively achieved by outsourcing works or…
29/09/2020
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Media Release: Wesfarmers today released its 2020 Annual Report, which contains updates on its sustainability performance and commitments, including significant new climate action targets. This…
23/09/2020
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Due to differences in facial shapes, beards and stubble, workers may still not be adequately protected by RPE. Only fit testing can give assurance to both the worker and the employer that the RPE…
15/09/2020
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A recent ruling from the Australian Taxation Office (reference TR2020/2) has introduced the concept of asbestos removal as a tax-deductible activity through being classified as an ‘environmental…
04/09/2020
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The NSW Clinical Excellence Commission recently released new guidelines which now require any NSW healthcare worker in a high-risk area to be fit-tested for masks. Respiratory Protective Equipment (…
21/08/2020
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Can ensure your contractors have the right systems and licences in place to get the job done safely? Cm3 enables companies like AJ Grant to manage their contractor compliance and liability through a…
19/08/2020
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Tejaswi Shetty, Microbiologist and Senior Property Risk Consultant at Greencap recently joined 3M's Mark Reggers to discuss cooling towers and the hazards they can present in for the Science of…
11/08/2020
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In 2016, four people lost their lives riding the Thunder River Rapids Ride at Dreamworld and it was later found, during a coronial inquest, that the safety and maintenance systems at the park were…
06/08/2020
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On the 2 August 2020, the Victorian premier Daniel Andrews announced that metropolitan Melbourne would be entering Stage 4 lockdown restrictions due to the alarming rate of new COVID-19 infections.…
05/08/2020

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