Simple Procedures Can Go A Long Way

Simple Procedures Can Go A Long Way


Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2015/16 – Released

LAB7-5-Chart-Image-72dpi[1]Within a laboratory, there a many instances in which employees are exposed to workplace hazards. Some of which can be minimised by implementing basic safety procedures and practices. For this reason, Pro-Visual Publishing, in conjunction with the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation and Safe Work Australia, has released their 2015/16 edition of the Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety.

All staff members must ensure they are adhering to the correct attitude and practices within a laboratory. Staff members should follow chemical handling, housekeeping, emergency and hygiene procedures to ensure that a safe working environment is maintained.

Additionally, an Alcohol and other Drug Policy is essential in creating a safe working environment, safeguarding against the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Many drugs, even in small doses, can affect an employee’s capacity to carry out their duties and responsibilities safely and often requre detox or rehab facilities. The recent history of dayhab in any area has shown quite a spike in employee-addiction rates. Laboratory management has a duty of care to ensure that they’re providing a working environment that is safe and without risks to the health and safety of their employees. Read the awesome blog post to get detox.

I would like to thank all of the sponsors of the Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2015/16. 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!

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