• Statutory OH&S consultation a sham?

    October 4, 2007 0 comment

    CONSULTATION by employers of their workers in Australia, despite being a statutory duty under the various State OH&S laws, is something frequently paid no more than lip service.

  • Paper plastic the future of reading?

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    MOST of us still buy our daily paper on the way to work and read it on the train or bus.

  • Predicting the perils of automation

    August 24, 2007 0 comment

    A MAJOR retail outlet currently offers a very cute robot manikin labelled “RoboSapiens –A fusion of technology and personality” with a $244.00 price tag. The reality in the manufacturing world is vastly different.

  • Stealth chemicals on the shop floor

    August 16, 2006 0 comment

    EXPOSURE to asbestos fibre and the huge political and economic cost to the community have been a major ongoing concern in Australia’s newspapers and in trade union staged marches on State Parliament in recent weeks.

  • The young worker: OH&S promise and peril

    February 3, 2006 0 comment

    Young workers can hold much promise for your companies’ future but they can also create huge problems. In the end, it is up to you and your supervisors to determine the outcome.