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Case studies

Case studies are useful for sharing experiences and lessons learnt as well as helping to understand the factors which contribute to the success of an initiative, project, program or policy.

They provide practical guidance and solutions for workplace health and safety issues so that you can implement them in your workplace.

Top of truck safety case study film - The Australian Reinforcing Company
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Top of truck safety case study film - The Australian Reinforcing Company

The Australian Reinforcing Company identified risks associated with top of truck safety, loading and unloading trucks and load containment, which led to unique solutions that can be implemented across a variety of industries to significantly reduce work at height risks.

Case study contact: David Harris - (07) 3000 0900.



Safer on the ground initiative case study film - Cement Australia
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Safer on the ground initiative case study film - Cement Australia

For Cement Australia, a large number of injuries were occurring when drivers were getting into and out of truck cabs or during mandatory pre-start checks. This led to the development and implementation of the 'SAFER on the GROUND' initiative allowing drivers to conduct their pre-start checks with their feet always firmly on the ground.

Case study contact: Mark Doyle - (07) 3375 0453.



Self-dumping steel waste pallet case study film - Russell Mineral Equipment
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Self-dumping steel waste pallet case study film - Russell Mineral Equipment

Russell Mineral Equipment identified many risks associated with the manual disposal of heavy and sharp scrap metal including musculoskeletal disorders, cuts, burns, crushing injuries and fatigue. They developed the 'Self Dumping Steel Waste Pallet', which eliminated the manual collection and disposal of steel off-cuts.

Case study contact: Darren Hawley - (07) 4698 9100.



Outdoor workers case study film - Joanne Crotty, Danger Sun Overhead
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Outdoor workers case study film - Joanne Crotty, Danger Sun Overhead

Joanne promotes the prevention and awareness of skin cancer in outdoor workers through worksite talks, where she shares the experience of her husband's tragic and preventable death from melanoma skin cancer at age 43 that left her with four young boys to take care of.

Case study contact: Jo Crotty - 0418 728 347.



Health and safety management system case study film - ENERGEX
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Health and safety management system case study film - ENERGEX

ENERGEX developed detailed and thorough safety management systems and plans that ensured no electrical safety incidents occurred during Queensland's floods and throughout the recovery.

Case study contact: Carole Turner - (07) 3664 4000.


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