Maintaining a Safe Workplace

Staying healthy and safe at work is important. No matter what your job, it is important to reduce your risks of injury and illness at work. Here’s my top ten tips to help make your workplace safe. Understand the risks. Once you know the particular hazards of your job or workplace, you can take steps to reduce … Read more

Importance of Good Lighting on Your Vehicles

The lights on your car, truck or SUV are of vital importance. They are one of the most crucial safety items, just like the brakes or steering system. While yes, if one light such as a taillight or headlight burns out, it’s not going to mean you’ll lose control of your car, it’s still important … Read more

Safety Tip: Transport Inspectors

Transport inspectors are a reality on our roads across Australia, which is why the highest safety standard is our minimum commitment, and we are full OHS compliant. Transport Inspectors are highly trained employees of the Government – they play an important role in contributing to the safety of drivers and protecting the roads. Transport Inspector … Read more

Safety Tip: Winter Road Safety

With winter well and truly upon us, here are a few tips for getting your vehicle ready to be safe on the road. Inside the car: Clean out the foot wells. Wet shoes can pick up papers and rubbish on the floor and can cause your foot to slip on the pedals or slip when … Read more

Safety Tip: Driver Fatigue & Seat Design

Improve comfort and reduce driver fatigue with good seating design. Fatigue of truck drivers is the result of a number of factors and all the factors should be addressed to minimise potentially harmful and dangerous fatigue levels. One important factor is the provision of correctly designed seating and the training of drivers to adjust and … Read more

Safety Tip: Drugs & Alcohol

There are a range of drugs other than alcohol that affect driving performance, increase crash risk and negatively impact on road safety. Studies have shown that drugs that are capable on impairing drivers skills have been found in a significant number of drivers who have been injured or killed on our roads. The drugs of … Read more

Safety Tip: Fire Extinguishers

Poor maintenance and incorrect usage of fire extinguishers are two key reasons why small fires spread, potentially endangering lives and causing considerable damage to property. Small fires can be brought under control within the first few minutes of ignition if attended to correctly with an extinguisher that is well maintained. This can buy you valuable … Read more

Safety Tip: Tyre Maintenance

Vehicle maintenance, both preventative and unscheduled is crucial to ensuring safe transit of both staff and cargo. This should also include the often overlooked basic of tyre maintenance. Tyre explosions and blow outs are a common occurrence and can be caused by a number of things including under inflation, brake problems, separation (commonly occurring in … Read more

Safety Tip: Inspect Your Boots

Taking time to reduce injuries from slips, trips or falls is an important investment.

Simple steps such as keeping the yard clean, maintaining good lighting, or donning appropriate footwear can sometimes be all it takes to prevent a serious injury.

Checking your own boots and encouraging your staff to do the same is a simple measure you can take to improve your personal safety.

The highest safety standard is our minimum commitment, and we are fully OHS compliant. Contact us today to talk about how our experience helps us to ensure that we can get your job delivered in time, without sacrificing safety.

Safety Tip: Driver Fatigue

Driver fatigue is a significant safety hazard for the road transport industry and its management is key to ensure the safety of all those on our roads. Both employers and employees have a role to play in making sure any risks associated with fatigue are minimised. One of the key mitigators of fatigue is to … Read more