10 things you should know

Running a small business is hard work, but that doesn’t mean safety has to be.

A graphics printer in a workshop

Here are 10 things you can do that will help your business comply with work health and safety regulations and keep your team safe.

  1. Get a workers compensation policy if you need one.
  2. Talk about safety and get input from your workers.
  3. Make sure everyone is properly trained and understands how to do their work safely.
  4. Establish safe working procedures.
  5. Provide adequate workplace facilities.
  6. Use personal protective equipment if no other controls are available.
  7. Record any workplace injuries in a register.
  8. Notify us of serious incidents.
  9. Have a recover at work program
  10. If in doubt, ask for help – give us a call on 13 10 50.

Work health and safety made easy

We have developed the ‘Easy to do work health and safety toolkit’ to make it easier for small businesses to understand and meet their work health and safety obligations. Check it out today.

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