Knocked Out Teeth - What To Do?
Monday, May 26, 2014
By now, we have all seen the gruesome clip of West Coast Eagles midfielder
Elliot Yeo losing his two front teeth in a heavy collision with Collingwood’s Jarrod Witt in the AFL this weekend.
If you haven’t already, take a look but be warned it isn’t pretty to watch.
Contact sport is the main cause of dental issues such as...
Living With Asthma
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Living with asthma can be scary, whether you have asthma yourself, or someone close to you suffers. Being prepared for an asthma attack is crucial and
knowing how to spot the signs and deal with them swiftly can be crucial in saving someone’s life.
When the symptoms of asthma become aggravated, the airways become tightened and swell up, which means...
A Guide to Forklift Safety - Part Three
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Forklifts and pedestrians can be a dangerous combination. According to the National Traumatic Occupational Fatality Surveillance System, more than 35%
of forklift fatalities from 1980 to 1994 were as a result of accidents involving forklifts and pedestrians.
To minimise risk, forklift traffic areas should be separated from pedestrian traffic areas, ideally with a physical barrier and all employees should receive...
A Guide to Forklift Safety - Part Two
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Driving a forklift is a different experience to driving a car, or any other vehicle you may be used to driving:
The back wheels of the forklift are used to steer the vehicle
The centre of gravity of a forklift is higher than a car so the weight is distributed differently.
When you take these two things in to account,...
A Guide to Forklift Safety - Part One
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Forklifts can be dangerous when not used properly. An alarming number of people are either killed or injured in forklift related incidents across Australia,
incidents that could easily be avoided if safety procedures and guidelines are followed correctly.
It is important for all staff to be aware of safety procedures … For this reason, periodic training can be crucial in...