A Few Questions About Dangerous Goods Training in Australia

19 April 2016
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Dangerous goods training in Australia may be required for your workers if you process, package, and ship anything considered dangerous. This would include any substance that could be a hazard to human health or the environment, including certain chemicals, cleansers, pesticides, and the like. Flammable materials are also typically considered dangerous goods. If your facility handles these types of goods, note a few questions you might have about dangerous goods training for your staff and then, if necessary, discuss these with an attorney who can advise you on your rights and obligations as a business owner. Read More 

What to do when starting a new job in construction

19 April 2016
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Starting a new job is always stressful, regardless of what line of work you're starting in. Construction work is even more stressful in that sense, as it's one of the types of jobs where you quite easily can be put in danger when you're working. In order to stay safe on your workplace directly from the start, and to make sure you do the best job possible, there are a few things you should think about as you're starting your new construction job. Read More 

The Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autistic Children

18 February 2016
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If your child has autism, they may have major difficulties with speech and communication, making it difficult for them to interact socially.  In such circumstances, your doctor may refer your child to a speech therapist.  But what can speech therapy do for your autistic child and what's involved? Communication problems caused by autism A child with autism may have the following problems with speech: may have no speech at all may make grunts, shrieks, or guttural throaty noises, instead of understandable words may speak in what sounds like a foreign language may just repeat what someone else says (echolalia) may use the correct words or phraseology, but with no expression whatsoever The role of speech therapy in treating autistic children Read More 

Defensive Driving: Tips To Help You as an OTR Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver

5 January 2016
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Over-the-road (OTR) truck driving often encompasses being out on the road for long and driving for miles. You can live like a nomad, traversing the country regularly. After being licensed as a truck-driver, you want to make sure you apply the skills you acquired in training while on the road. You may be a smart and safe driver who is always keen on all possible risks on the road. Nevertheless, have you thought about the drivers on the same road? Read More 

Advice on preparing for your first driving lesson

19 November 2015
 Categories: , Blog

People can often be nervous when they are going for their first driving lesson. It is an intimidating experience, driving a car properly for the first time while under the close watch of the instructor. It can be easy to get flustered and not perform as well as you like. Not knowing what to expect is normally the main reason for this feeling and you will soon learn after starting the lesson that it is not as hard as you initially thought. Read More