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Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:30
AMEC Services Pty Ltd (AMEC) has been fined $40,000 in the Rockingham Magistrates Court after an incident where one of the company’s employees was injured while working at Alcoa’s Kwinana Alumina Refinery.
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:30
WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in the state’s childcare centres.
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:30
New Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations for Victoria commenced on 25 October 2018.
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:15
Organisations in general do not fare well when it comes to improving safety culture, according to an expert in the area, who explained that the reasons for this are many and varied.
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:15
Mining and petroleum operations across Western Australia were reminded to ensure contingency plans are established and can be activated ahead of the start of the cyclone season on 1 November.
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:15
The International Standard ISO 45001 guiding a systems approach to OHS has been published as a joint Australian/New Zealand Standard: AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use.
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 - 11:15
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) recently committed to addressing silicosis in Australian workplaces through reviewing standards and regulations governing the artificial stone benchtop industry and examining the establishment of a national dust disease register for workers.
Tuesday, 30 October, 2018 - 12:30
Responding to the recent release of the Senate Committee for the framework surrounding the prevention, investigation and prosecution of industrial deaths in Australia, the Chairman of the Safety Institute of Australia Mr Patrick Murphy, acknowledged and applauded the work of the committee on this...
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
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
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
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.