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  • Teach them well

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 2:47 am

    I have been doing some work with Caterpillar Australia over the last few years. They put a lot of apprentices on each year and they ask me to speak to their apprentices and try to get them to realise that if they get hurt it will change their lives. Now Caterpillar have the resources to […]

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  • Drink Driving

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:20 am

    I want to share a story with you about Drink Driving.  Someone I know recently got done for D.U.I. But the sad thing about this is that they thought they were doing the right thing. They went out to a party, organised a lift to and from the party. But because they had to work […]

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  • Here I go again…

    Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    I know this is an old chestnut and I keep bringing it up…. But I’m getting really pissed off with hotels that offer ‘Accessible’ accommodation that is just not accessible. Three (3) times in the last month I have turned up to a hotel that has really shit accommodation! I’m going to start naming these […]

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  • Doing it Right

    Friday, January 27, 2017 at 12:34 am

    This is a story for Safety Professionals and Managers  Over the last 2 months I have been going to the same site every week. They have released a new SHMS (Safety Health Management System) and asked me to visit the site to help show why we have these things in our workplaces. I have to […]

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  • Some days it’s harder than others

    Thursday, December 01, 2016 at 2:30 am

    Ok so if you read this newsletter regularly you will know that C&B Safe is a group of people that visit workplaces to share our stories. We have all been impacted by workplace injury or fatality. Most of the time we can visit a business or worksite & talk about how an injury has changed […]

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  • My arse is killing me…

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    I know I seem to whinge a lot about this topic, but lately my bum has been quite painful. I suffer from nerve pain, its like a really severe case of sunburn all over my backside & the backs of my legs. Some days it is a 9 on the pain scale of 10!…… With […]

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  • Insurance Time Again

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:56 am

    Insurance time again! Ok so I know I’ve whinged about this before, but my Life Insurance renewal was due this month, It has gone up again as I’m a year closer to carking it!….. But did you know that I have to pay more because I use a wheelchair? I’m 52 years old this year, […]

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  • Will my Dick Work?

    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 5:07 am

    As posted on Linked in  Apologies in advance if any of you take offense to the title of this article, but this was an actual question that I asked the doctor after my workplace accident where I broke my back and crushed my spinal cord. September 1985, I was in my early 20’s and had […]

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  • High Risk Vs Low Risk

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:08 am

    I was asked to speak to a workplace this month, it was a group of office workers, marketing staff, sales people, IT support, management & leaders for the company. Then thought to myself….. “these people are not really exposed to high risk”. But then I tried to put myself in their situation.    I’m at […]

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  • Bunnings Car Park

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 12:43 am

    I recently went to Bunnings, I mean who doesn’t love a trip to Bunnings?….. I parked in a wheelchair space & got out of the car. I then looked around for a ramp that would allow me to get up onto the footpath & make my way into the store. There was NO RAMP! I […]

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