How do you know your colleagues are fit for work?

The sheer size of equipment and infrastructure on a mine site make hazards unmistakable and easy to spot. Despite an enormous emphasis on HS&E, an error of judgement that coincides with bad timing can have disastrous consequences. Working on a mine site is very... read more

OSPAT in Hong Kong for Asia Pacific Rail 2016

OSPAT is delighted to announce  that it will be on show at Asia Pacific Rail 2016 as a guest of TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong Ltd. Asia Pacific Rail 2016 – the leading event for Asia Pacific’s rail industry – runs from 22 to 23 March at the Hong Kong Convention... read more

Observer Effect

Did you know your behaviour changes when you’re aware that you’re being observed? Ever noticed anyone pushing the boundaries of the speed limit when a police car is in the flow of traffic? Thomas Jefferson must have been thinking along the same lines when he said,... read more

Alcohol Awareness

Click this link (Alcohol Awareness) to read a short presentation that will increase your awareness (or at least remind you) of the concept of a standard drink as a measurement of alcohol... read more

Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce

On Sunday, 6 December 2015, the Commonwealth Government released the Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce. Alarmingly, Ice use in Australia has increased to proportions greater than almost any other country, with the number of users steadily rising. The report... read more

The Prevalence of Workplace Illicit Drug Abuse

Are you exposed to the prevalence of workplace illicit drug abuse? Are you and your staff prepared to tolerate an increase in the probability of a workplace injury? The question is, “how long can the community afford to continue to neglect an evidently mounting... read more

Drug and alcohol testing under the Building Code 2013

Fair Work Building and Construction have announced that all contractors involved in Federally Funded building projects must have a comprehensive policy for managing drug and alcohol issues in the workplace. This is a three-stage approach to auditing drug and alcohol... read more

Let’s make each and every work place injury a thing of the past.