Workplace training and safety blog

Posted in Chainsaw, Safety

Chainsaws and footy players

The cut on AFL star Brent Harvey's left knee is a stark reminder that chainsaws can be very dangerous. Harvey did not even need stitches at the weekend after accidentally cutting himself while using a friend's chainsaw.  The North Melbourne veteran had nearly finished cleaning up at home after…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Buffalo on Darwin roads

The best aspects of a defensive driver course was the emergency breaking. Driving a four wheel drive vehicle along a dirt road can be pretty dangerous especially when there are buffalos, pigs, donkeys and horses roaming the bush. So learning how to break is very important even more so in a 4WD due…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Non-accredited 4X4 training, any hazards ?

Have you considered doing a 4WD course that is not accredited or even recognised?  If a worker or employee had a accident and the training they have received did not meet the requirements of the National Vocational and Training Regulator Act 2011, Can you explain your actions?  Nationally recognised…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

4X4 course for your workplace, why ?

Did you come to the NT for your new job? And find yourself behind the wheel of a 4WD for the first time? You are not alone! James Gorrie Director of Train Safe NT knows how you feel. “I arrived in the Territory nearly 20 years ago. I was literally thrown the keys to the 4WD and given the name…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Why do a 4x4 course?

Nationally recognised 4WD courses are like insurance, when there is an accident the employer should be in a better place as their staff have completed training that can reduce the chances of an accident, this will help the worker and employer.  The training meets the all the requirements of the National…