Forklift Safety - Reducing the Risks Forklifts cause 10 percent of workplace injuries in factories and warehouses. However, most of these incidents can be prevented, especially when workers and businesses work together to improve health and safety at work. Combining safety equipment, pedestrian and operator safety training, clearly demonstrates that your business takes a proactive approach to safety. Below are some simple tips to follow to ensure safe operation of forklifts. Although these tips are simple and quite basic they are a good starting point to support workplace health and safety guidelines. Inspect the Forklift Before Use Inspecting the truck [...]
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Merger strikes human resources gold - Synaco Global Recruitment and Acorn Human Resources join forces in WA The mining and resources sector in Western Australia is again booming and competition for skilled workers has never been more fierce. According to the Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA more than 124,000 people were employed in the sector in the 2018-19 financial year (50,000 more than a decade ago) and as at September last year the CME estimates WA had resources projects in the pipeline valued at $108 billion. The sheer scale of the opportunity is immense and for the sector to [...]
Are You Doing What You Love? I really want you to think about this. Do you really love your career? The truth is that most people either love or hate it. But some people don’t have a clear-cut answer. For most the answer is unclear as they are too focused on providing an income for their household. Sometimes there are bigger things on the mind than how much you love your career. And sometimes, you just don’t want to think about it. But the truth is that you work a lot. In fact, working and work-related activities are, on average, [...]
Fear of family festivities? Change the conversation. It's perfectly acceptable to approach the holiday season with dread. A big part of this is due to memories of past lunches and dinners where things didn't always go well. But there's more to it. By the time the holiday break comes around, many of us are exhausted from work so the pressure of being with family just stresses us out even more. As crazy as being around family can be, some of us would be very lonely without them. Be proactive and plan a conversation We plan food, we plan presents [...]
Fatigue Management At Work. We’ve all been there. It’s 2 p.m. and lunch is over, but instead of feeling recharged and focused. You’re ready to curl up in a corner, turn off the lights and take a nap. No one will notice, right? While it’s completely normal to hit the dreaded afternoon slump, what happens when this feeling is around all day, every day? Workplace fatigue isn’t just being physically tired—it’s being mentally exhausted. So, what is work fatigue? Safe Work Australia define fatigue as “a mental and/or physical exhaustion that reduces your ability to perform your work safely and effectively”. Signs of fatigue include: [...]