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Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 12:00
In late June 2017, the SF-001 committee within Standards Australia voted on recommendations to improve the 2nd draft of the OH&S management system standard - ISO 45001.2 (second draft).
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 10:00
A civil construction company in Victoria which failed to provide adequate site security at a housing subdivision site in Pakenham has been fined $35,000 after a member of the public on a late-night walk was injured after falling into a hole on the site and becoming trapped.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 10:00
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Coal and Allied (NSW), following the regulator’s investigation into the company for alleged breaches of section 32 of the Workplace Health and Safety Act.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
WorkSafe Victoria has trained and employed 22 more staff, including 18 inspectors and four investigators, to help improve OHS outcomes across the state.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
The NSW government recently launched a five-year plan to help protect workers against injuries and diseases from dangerous chemicals in the workplace.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
A marble and granite distributor in Cheltenham Victoria has been convicted and fined $90,000 after a young storeman was crushed under 22 sheets of porcelain, leaving him a quadriplegic.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
Illness and time off due to asthma at work could be vastly under-reported, according to an occupational physician, Dr Peter Jezukaitis.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) recently issued a safety alert after it received three notifications over a period of less than 90 days of dangerous occurrences involving personnel performing electrical work which could have resulted in...
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
Farmers need to ensure all safety measures are taken with the beginning of the harvest season, according to WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch, who said the agriculture sector did not have a good record when it came to workplace safety.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
Injury claims tend to rise in the lead up to Christmas, according to WorkCover Queensland, which there are some key things organisations can do to make sure workers stay safe this festive season and prevent unwanted injuries.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:45
The NSW Government recently launched a plan to help drive down injuries and fatalities across the state’s agriculture sector.
Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 - 09:30
Mental health and wellbeing initiatives present safety professionals with an opportunity to strengthen their span of influence and mutually reinforce links between other functions such as HR, L&D and OD, according to an expert in the space.
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017 - 13:30
A woman from Allworth in the Hunter Valley and a fireworks licence holder from Parkes have been fined by SafeWork NSW
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017 - 13:15
A Preston construction company which allowed a crane to operate near high voltage
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017 - 11:15
WorkSafe WA recently launched a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with cleaners in WA schools.