A fatal accident involving a tyre fitter at the Bengalla coal mine in New South Wales in late 2018 has highlighted the importance of conducting a risk assessment on wash bays.
Even before the advent of COVID-19, there were always products available for disinfecting of commercial, industrial and other premises.
Industries have been affected by COVID-19 in many different ways. Shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have made it difficult to obtain supplies for not only healthcare workers, but also those who wear PPE for protection against other hazards.
An Australian anti-viral cleaning company has received over 1500 inquiries on its services since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the global pandemic continues to impact all industries, physical distancing in the workplace plays a critical role in prioritising the well-being of employees while maintaining business continuity.