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Safety in the Workplace

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Safety at work is not something that just happens. It requires commitment. Individuals must also be committed to their own safety and to the safety of those around them. This includes: 

  • Being aware of all the hazards that you may be exposed to and understanding how they may affect your health and safety
  • Understanding the role your organisation expects you to take in regards to safety
  • Knowing correct manual handling techniques and;
  • Knowing what to do in emergency situations.

 

Your Role in the Workplace

 

  • Never undertake any job that you believe is unsafe
  • Always seek advice or source information if you are unsure about a safety issue
  • Never act in a way that may put you or someone else at risk
  • Always obey safety information and warning signs
  • Become familiar with all safety symbols that you are likely to encounter
  • Always follow any applicable safe work procedures and practices
  • Always wear any required personal protective equipment
  • Never tamper with guards, shields or interlocks on tools and equipment
  • Become familiar with substances that you use, read the labels and whenever necessary, the material safety data sheets
  • Finally only use equipment and other items for the tasks they were designed for.

 

If you have any concerns in relation to your safety on at a workplace or your assigned role changes in any way what so ever you must contact your Labour Solutions Australia Recruitment Consultant immediately on 07 33673700