How to prevent manual handling injuries impacting your brewery

Gretta Beer News, Brewery Safety

          Statistics published by Safe Work Australia for 2015-16 report the average time off work for a Musculoskeletal Disorder is between 5-6 weeks. The average Workers Compensation claim cost for this type of injury in 2015-16 was $50,000. So the impact on your workers compensation premium could be significant, never mind…

What is CoR and what does it mean for a brewer?

Gretta Brewery Safety

What is CoR and what does it mean for a brewer? Like any other manufacturing business, a typical brewery will receive deliveries, and dispatch goods on heavy vehicles. So did you know that you have a role in ensuring the safe transport of goods on heavy vehicles? If you are wondering why, have a look…

Regulators are getting serious about safety

Gretta Beer News, Brewery Safety

    In last month’s newsletter we provided six steps to deliver on your WHS due diligence obligations. In recent times we have seen a trend from regulators in various Australian jurisdictions of a more strict enforcement of the penalties for breaches of safety legislation. There have been two category 1 charges brought against companies…

Six Things To Remember About Safety

Gretta Beer News, Brewery Safety

Brewery Safety with Victual The drivers to maintain a safe workplace is a given in any modern business.  Of course, we’re largely aware that there is a legislative obligation to provide a safe workplace, but there is an even more basic driver (for most people at least) and that’s the simple objective of going home…