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Low Profile Cable Covers prevent trips and falls

by Dave Collins on December 18, 2016

Sick of tripping over laptop or projector cords? Want to set a good example when delivering safety presentations? Do you rely on masking tape or mistakenly use Cable Protectors as trip prevention devices in pedestrian environments? Cable Protectors are a load bearing device designed to protect cords and cables and have no minimum height or […]

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Public Liability – Assessing Your Risks

by Dave Collins on December 6, 2016

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Public Liability: Assessing Your Risks Image Source Every business owner knows that accidents happen. Both employees and customers are subject to slips, falls and trips that can cause bodily harm, and your business may be liable. While employee accidents are often covered under worker’s compensation, customers should be covered by public liability insurance. However, even […]

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Slip and Fall Incident Prevention

by Dave Collins on December 3, 2016

The General Mat Company has published a number of really useful articles about preventing slips and falls. These are links from their news page: Matting Systems Uncovered – Good quality mats are not just for entranceway. Focus Safety New Zealand Joins The General Mat Company Network Expert witness finds blind spot in safety underfoot Safety-conscious […]

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Lawyers Slip and Fall Checklist

by Dave Collins on November 21, 2016

This article by a personal injury lawyer provides some very good advice on what to do if you are injured due to a slip and fall. Same article covers dog bit incidents, car accidents, pedestrian injuries and burns? Cover information regarding reporting, witnesses, evidence and photographs. Whilst wanting to stay impartial, we can also state […]

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Public Liability and Pedestrian Safety

by Dave Collins on November 16, 2016

Public Liability and Pedestrian Safety Businesses with parking lots have additional concerns when it comes to maintaining a safe environment for customers. The car park should be maintained to the best standards possible, including fixing cracks, maintaining parking lines and ensuring that signs are maintained. For the pedestrian portion of parking lot public liability safety, […]

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Pedestrian and Public Safety at Construction Sites

by Dave Collins on November 10, 2016

Pedestrian and Public Safety at Construction Sites By Rosemary Grace Brooks Construction sites require a rigorous amount of care and vigilance from workers in terms of health and safety. Many accidents and even some fatalities happen to workers each year which could have been avoided through proper application and awareness of on-site safety procedures. Pedestrian […]

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Fitness Centres, whilst not operated under licence from State Government and are respondent to a range of legislation including equal opportunity, anti-discrimination, trade practices, fee payment, consumer protection and health legislation, depending on the State in which they operate. Owners and operators of Fitness Centres are required to discharge their obligations under their State’s legislation.   […]

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Recent Fall Down Stairs Cases

by Dave Collins on October 24, 2016

Recent Fall Down Stairs Cases Recent news letter by Carter Newell Lawyers Grandmother found liable for injuries sustained by grandchild in fall down stairs  The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently handed down its decision in the matter of Boland v Hoffman & Ors [2012] NSWSC 571 where it considered the duty of care owed […]

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Recycled Plastic Speed Bumps and Wheel Stops

by Dave Collins on October 16, 2016

Apart from Potholes, Wheel stops are one of the most common causes of public liability incidents in car parks and a sources of vehicle damage. Here is an interesting article on the use of recycled plastic speed humps and wheel stops: Recycled Plastic Speed Bumps and Parking Stops By Kari Carson Speed bumps and parking […]

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Public Safety in Car Parks

by Dave Collins on October 1, 2016

Public Safety in Car Parks, Malls and Footpaths Crime can occur in any car park, mall, and footpath around the world, however, some public areas are safer than others.  Lighting, traffic control, security guards, cameras, foot traffic, and location all help control crime and make the overall use of a mall, car park, and footpath […]

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Ways to Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls

by Dave Collins on September 23, 2016

Ways to Avoid Slips, Trips or Falls: Accidents at Work By RG Anuva Slips, trips and falls are probably the most common causes of accidents in the world. In the United States alone, these account for nearly 20% of all accident claims. If you injure yourself at work because of these reasons, then you are […]

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Scratch Mat

by Dave Collins on September 21, 2016

Scratch Mat

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