News Archive for workplace compliance

The Healthcare and Social Assistance industry is the largest employing industry in Australia, rapidly expanding and projected to continue to do so as the population both grows and ages. However it has a large number of work-related injuries and illness reported each year. Statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia between 2011-2012 and 2015-2016 show that the Healthcare and Social Assistance Industry has on average 18,300 serious workers compensation...Read More

Manufacturing Industry First Aid Kits - National Safe Work Month
The Manufacturing Industry is a focus for National Safe Work Month this October. Five years of statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia between 2011 and 2016 show that Australia's Manufacturing Industry has on average 14,900 serious workers compensation claims every year, with muscular stress a major problem - 36% of claims were due to lifting, carrying or handling heavy objects. The Food and Fabricated Metal product manufacturing industries...Read More

Agriculture Industry National Safe Work Month
With around 15% of all Australian worker fatalities occurring in agricultural industries, it's a major focus for October's National Safe Work Month. Statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia during 2011-2012 and 2015-2016 show that in the Agriculture industry there were on average 2,800 serious workers compensation claims each year - 20% were caused by livestock, 12% were muscular injuries sustained from handling objects and 11% of injuries were...Read More

tional Safe Work Month - Road Transport Industry First Aid Kits
October is National Safe Work Month, focusing on reducing injuries and fatalities in Australia's work places throughout the year. The Road Transport Industry is a national priority under the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 due to the high number and rate of fatalities in this industry. Statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia between 2011-2012 and 2015-2016 show that the Road Transport Industry has on average...Read More

Public Administration and Safety First Aid Kits - National Safe Work Month
From emergency services to policy setters, the Public Administration and Safety industry has a wide range of responsibilities - and a wide range of workplace risks. Statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia between 2011-2012 and 2015-2016 show that the Australian Government's Public Administration and Safety Industry has on average 9,100 serious workers compensation claims every year with almost double the frequency rate for disease claims across all industries....Read More

National Safe Work Month - Construction Industry
With unannounced visits to construction work sites by SafeWork NSW due to an increase in injuries and fatalities, the Construction Industry is a major focus nationwide for National Safe Work Month this October. Five years of statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia between 2011 and 2016 show that Australia's Construction Industry has on average 12,700 serious workers compensation claims every year, with muscular stress a major problem -...Read More

NO SAFEWORKLOGO National Safe Work Month - Food and Accommodation Industries
October is National Safe Work Month, focusing on reducing injuries and fatalities in Australia's work places throughout the year. Statistics gathered by the Australian Government statutory body Safe Work Australia during 2011-2012 and 2015-2016 show that in the Accommodation & Food Service industries there were on average 6,600 serious workers compensation claims each year, 15% of which muscular injuries sustained from heavy lifting and 19% from same-level falls, often due to wet and...Read More

Farm Safety Australia
Farming is often overlooked by the general public when it comes to the perception of high-risk occupations, but according to Safe Work Australia between 15% to 12% of Australian worker fatalities occurred in the farming industry during 2009-2015 (source: safeworkaustralia.gov.au). These figures are all the more concerning when you realise 15% of fatalities are occurring in an industry that only makes up 2% of Australian workers (source: www.employment.gov.au). These statistics have...Read More

AU Kits with Burn Treatments
Burns can range from mild but painful wounds that are hard to ignore right up to a life-threatening injuries. For this reason the vast majority of our First Aid Kits contain supplies specifically for treating burn injuries. We have a category listing all kits containing burn injury treatments, but did you know Aero Healthcare also have First Aid module kits specifically for the treatment of burns? The intention of...Read More

Food and Beverage First Aid Kits Australia & NZ
Both the US and Canda have strict First Aid requirements for businesses that handle food, be they small foodservice businesses such as Cafes and Restaurants, Grocery stores of all sizes and large-scale food-processing industries such as abattoirs, frozen-food processors and factory kitchens turning ingredients into packaged foodstuffs from tinned foods to pre-prepared salads. Aero Healthcare has Food Standards approved First Aid Kits - all our Food-Grade First Aid Kit contents comply with new ANSI Z308....Read More

Food and Beverage First Aid Kits
Australia and New Zealand have strict First Aid requirements for businesses that handle food, be they small foodservice businesses such as Cafes and Restaurants, Grocery stores of all sizes and large-scale food-processing industries such as abattoirs, frozen-food processors and factory kitchens turning ingredients into packaged foodstuffs from tinned foods to pre-prepared salads. Aero Healthcare has Food Standards Australia New Zealand approved First Aid Kits in a tough metal cabinets sized to suit your...Read More

Office First Aid Kits
We are often asked "does my office need a first aid kit?" and the answer can be either complex or simple: simply, yes of COURSE your office needs a First Aid Kit because you care about the wellbeing of your employees! The longer, legal answer is that it very much depends on what Australian State or Territory you are in, how big your office is, how many people work in and visit your office, and...Read More

Workplace first aid kit requirements NSW
What first aid kits meet NSW workplace requirements? Our high quality first aid kits have contents that meet Australian Standard AS2675-1983 and comply with NSW WorkCover, Safe Work Australia and TGA Health and Safety regulations and requirements. Consult the NSW Government SafeWork Website for guidance and your legal obligations for what you must do about first aid in the workplace. NSW compliant workplace First Aid Kits Commander 6...Read More

Tough metal First Aid cabinet - Operator 5
Ensure workplace compliance with the Operator 5 Series First Aid Kits across all Australian States and Territories. This comprehensive range of softpack grab-and-go bags, wall-mounted metal cabinets and Rugged, Weatherproof and Neat plastic cases contain a wide range of high quality Aero Healthcare products that meet Australian Standard AS2675-1983 and allow your clients to quickly respond to any workplace emergency. Refilling the contents is simple - instantly refill with a single order that comes bagged for...Read More