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Health and Safety – protecting the workforce
In an ideal world there would be no accidents or issues involving health and safety in the workplace. However, reducing the risks not only makes business sense, but there is legislation at both federal and state level that incorporates health and safety in the workplace.

Injuries and medical conditions that staff can incur within industrial environments include fatigue, falls, sprains, strains, trips, machine entanglements, stress and mental health issues.

A lot of these complaints can be alleviated by having occupational health and safety strategies in place. A key ingredient in this equation is making sure workers have access to the latest, compliant equipment – this includes fluoro gear, boots, hard hats, gloves, goggles, slip-resistant mats and a range of other equipment.

If you have the correct strategies and equipment in place for the health and safety of workers expect to find improvements in productivity and downtime, as well as a reduction in staff absenteeism.
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Workplace mental and physical health under the spotlight
Editorial
02/08/16 - It is estimated that untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces approximately $10.9 billion per year, comprising of $4.7 billion
Fluke 1738 Three-Phase Power Logger
Supplier news
02/08/16 - Make informed power quality and energy consumption decisions with the Fluke power logger.
New stair-climber for hire from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A new range of stair-climbers available for hire from Kennards Lift & Shift is helping companies meet OH&S requirements while moving heavy loads.
How to spread Christmas cheer on your jobsite
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Equipment hire specialist Kennards Lift & Shift offers a few suggestions on spreading Christmas cheer at busy road worksites in this holiday season.
Kennards Lift & Shift invests in new confined space breathing units for hire
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift has acquired 26 Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units for their equipment hire range.
Kennards Lift & Shift provide confined space safety equipment for sewer rehab project
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A tripod and recovery system, hired from Kennards Lift & Shift, recently assisted the Water Infrastructure Group
Alex Griffiths checks CO2 levels with the gas detector from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A gas detector hired from Kennards Lift & Shift protected workers installing steel platforms in an electrical services shaft at Star City Casino.
Rubbish Chute Hire from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift specialises in the supply and installation of a range of material handling systems and safety systems for commercial environments.
The mini-conveyor system in use on Bowen Mountain
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Mini-conveyor system, hired from Kennards Lift and Shift, moved 27 tonne of building materials down a steep, rugged home site in less than nine hours.
A generator is lowered from the mezzanine and Super props provide temporary support
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Four 10-tonne chain blocks, suspended within a hydraulic gantry system, were used to remove three large motor generators from a difficult site.
New skoots from Kennards Lift and Shift lift up to five tonne
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Heavy and bulky machinery weighing up to five tonnes can be moved safely and economically with new skoots.
The tile elevator
Supplier news
31/07/16 - A tile elevator from specialist equipment hire company, Kennards Lift and Shift, made a roof renovation job easy.

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