Public Works and Services Safety

Public Works and Services Safety

National Guide to Public Works and Services Safety 2014/15 – Released

IPN3-4 - Chart Image -- 72Pro-Visual Publishing, with the help of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia, has recently released its annual up-to-date safety guide for Public Works and Services safety. Employees in all organisations must be aware of Work, Health and Safety duties and responsibilities in order for the workplace to function successfully. The National Guide to Public Work and Services Safety aims to ensure that all industry members and managers are kept up-to-date with WHS information about the Public Works and Services Industry in order for the workplace to perform at top level and minimise safety hazards.

A prominent topic of this year’s guide provides industry members and managers with advice and information on Traffic Incident Management on Roads, such as tips on planning for effective Traffic Incident Management, an example of a typical traffic incident program, and other components of Incident Management. Other topics within the guide cover internal workplace issues on safe work practices for the management of asbestos risks and safe ways and guidelines on how to avoid and aid employees working in extreme heat.

The guide also highlights the hazards with working near overhead and underground power lines and ways to plan and prepare for limiting and controlling those risks are addressed. Furthermore, the guide covers safety practices for digging and discusses common hazards associated with digging.

“I would like to thank all of the sponsors of the National Guide to Public Works and Services Safety2014/15. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge” – John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health & safety, food safety & hygiene and health and wellbeing information resource charts. Each chart is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s charts are designed to inform, motivate, educate and above all keep people and their workplaces safe!

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email or see

For Media Enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing (02) 8272 2611 or

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