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A Victorian maintenance firm in the Bayswater area has been convicted and fined $300,000 after a gas bottle explosion in December 2017 left a worker permanently disabled. A worker’s ute caught on…
27/04/2020
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Updated 22 May 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching impacts on people and businesses across the world. As everyone works together through this crisis, it is important to look to the…
22/04/2020
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EPA Victoria has provided an update on their regulatory approach during the COVID-19 pandemic, including additional support for business and the community. They have advised that duty holders remain…
09/04/2020
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As Australia embeds the learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic, and as pandemic restrictions on operations and travel are relaxed, it is critical that cleaning and disinfection protocols continue to be…
08/04/2020
Risk Review
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented and challenging environment for businesses, requiring a flexible approach to adequately prepare and respond as it continues to have impacts across Australia…
30/03/2020
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Whilst many things are changing rapidly in this current environment, we would like to remind you that Greencap is here to support our clients and the communities in which we live and operate during…
24/03/2020
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Updated November 2020 Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to incorporate flexibility in the way they operate to maintain business continuity and protect the health and…
18/03/2020
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In Australia, the total ban on manufacture, use or importation of asbestos and asbestos containing materials (ACMs) was effected on 31 December 2003. Despite this, the material continues to be found…
16/03/2020
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Over the past few weeks Greencap (including TrimEVAC) has been working closely with our teams to put in place the relevant contingency plans to minimise the growing impact of COVID-19.   18 March…
16/03/2020
Risk Review
Mould is the common name given to a broad range of microscopic filamentous fungi. They are related to other fungi, such as yeasts and larger fungi, commonly recognised as mushrooms. There may be up…
31/01/2020
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In October 2019, Wesfarmers Industrial & Safety announced that a payroll review had identified errors in the payment of team members across the group. These errors have resulted in instances…
01/01/2020
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Safe Work Australia has announced the reduction of workplace exposure standards (WES) for respirable crystalline silica (RCS) from its time weighted average of 0.1 mg/m3 to the significantly lower 0.…
13/12/2019
Risk Review
Australia’s first clandestine drug laboratory (Clan Lab) was detected in Sydney in 1976. These illicit operations can be set up in private, commercial and mobile property and pose risks to human…
02/12/2019
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Increased media attention and tightening exposure standards have highlighted the need for appropriate workplace assessment of Respirable Crystalline Silica. When workers cut, crush, drill, polish,…
20/11/2019
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New Victorian environment protection laws are planned to commence on 1 July 2020 under the 2017 Environment Protection Act (as amended 2018), and the new draft EP Regulations and Environment…
11/11/2019
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Underground petroleum storage systems (UPSS) are primarily found at service stations or sites where fuel is frequently used such as depots, airports and car dealerships. They pose risks to human…
30/10/2019
Risk Review
Lead is an accumulative poison that can be inhaled or swallowed when a process generates lead dust, fumes or mist. Recent rulings have imposed fines to businesses for improper management of lead,…
30/09/2019
Whitepaper
Lead has been identified by The World Health Organisation (WHO) as 1 of 10 chemicals of major public health concern, requiring action by all countries to protect the health of workers, children and…
05/09/2019

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