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Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 12:45
After an overwhelming number of submissions, the WISH network is happy to announce the winners of the 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Champions Award
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:45
SafeWork SA has laid charges against the South Australia Police and the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure for a breach of duties that resulted in the 2016 death of a 54-year-old worker.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:45
Federal prosecutors have laid charges against the Department of Defence after a Sydney high school student suffered serious injuries during an army cadet camp.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:45
WorkSafe WA recently issued a safety alert after it noted that home and community care service workers are at risk of exposure to work-related violence when working alone in a client’s home.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:45
WorkSafe WA recently issued a safety alert about employees standing near traffic along roadways, roundabouts and in parking areas while holding or ‘flapping’ advertising billboards can be exposed to a hazard from moving vehicles.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:45
Penalties for breaches of Western Australia’s workplace health and safety laws increased from 3 October 2018.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:45
WorkSafe VIC recently released a Horse Stables and Track Riding Safety guidebook, which brings together safety guidance for stables, facilities such as horse swimming pools and activities such as track riding, and gives clear examples of safe work practices.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:30
While larger organisations are generally aware of the effects of stress and psychological injury in the workplace, it can be confusing for organisations among the myriad of information and resources to put an appropriate prevention program in place, according to an expert in the field.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:30
West Australian company Murrin Murrin Operations has been fined $55,000 in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court after an incident in which a worker was seriously injured at its cobalt-nickel operations in the eastern goldfields.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:30
Approaches to injury prevention and minimisation – especially through risk management – need to be both ingrained into workplace culture as essential component of the workplace success, and fully supported across all levels of the organisation to the extent that it is easy for everyone to do,...
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:30
NT WorkSafe recently encouraged employers and workers to take a moment to focus on safety during October for National Safe Work Month, after recent Safe Work Australia statistics found that despite a steady decrease in the incidence rates of serious compensation claims in the NT, there were still...
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:30
The Federal Government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are investing in new field trials to test driver fatigue monitoring technologies which can enhance heavy vehicle safety outcomes.
Tuesday, 16 October, 2018 - 15:30
Two businesses in NSW have been fined more than $200,000 combined, after a worker fell two stories on a construction site in Ashfield.
Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 - 23:00
Western Australia’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety recently issued a safety bulletin regarding the safe use of round slings made of synthetic fibres for use at mining operations.
Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 - 23:00
The NSW Government recently launched a plan to reduce work-related deaths by 30 per cent, as well as injuries and illnesses by 50 per cent within five years.