Equipment & Technology

Emergency Alert System is Best Practice in Risk Management

In today’s world, workplaces, schools, shopping malls and anywhere that people gather can come under threat or experience a medical emergency. Most emergency alert systems are designed to provide for fire evacuations using sirens. But all too often, when a siren sounds in a public place, most people don’t know

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Six tips for starting a safety committee

As a member of two safety and health committees, Jordan Hollingsworth understands their value. “Maybe you’re not the decision-maker, but you might have a great idea, and you might be able to bring it to the table,” said Hollingsworth, field operations manager for the Indianapolis-based Safety Management Group. “Then that

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ASTT award recipients recognised at No-Dig Down Under

In September, five awards were presented to celebrate achievements throughout the industry at the ASTT Gala Dinner and Awards Evening. The awards presented included: New Installation Project of the Year; Rehabilitation Project of the Year; New Technology; ASTT Young Person of the Year; and ASTT Person of the Year…read more

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Award-winning tool to boost powerline safety

Ergon Energy and Energex, as part of Energy Queensland, have won a Safe Work Award for a lifesaving tool to help improve safety around powerlines on work sites in the air and on the ground. The online mapping application lookupandlive.com.au pinpoints the location of 178,000km of overhead powerlines and 1.7 million

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