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Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 12:00
Four more South Australian industries have been identified to receive specific advice and support in a new suite of industry action plans aimed at reducing workplace injuries and improving overall work health and safety.
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 12:00
NT WorkSafe recently issued a safety alert highlighting the risk of horizontally mounted fire extinguishers detaching during transportation and causing a hazard to other road users.
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 12:00
The public submission period for the review of Australia’s model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws has closed.
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
Truck drivers are 13 times more likely to die at work than any other profession while the long hours, social isolation, time pressure and lack of job control also make it one of the unhealthiest jobs, according to the study which based its findings on compensation claims over a 12-year period.
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
The Department of Health and Human Services, three companies and an individual have been charged by WorkSafe Victoria following a series of incidents against a number of employees by a client at a residential care facility in Victoria’s east.
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
There have been a high number of long-term injuries involving the repair of machinery and equipment in the past five years across Western Australia, according to WorkSafe WA. This has led to the regulator conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in workplaces where...
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
There have been a number of important legal, regulatory and compliance developments in OHS over the past years, and while they potentially add complexity they also converge to add strength and diversity to the practice of OHS, according to Peter Marshall, senior lecturer in OHS and risk engineering...
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
While Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training programmes can help in raising employees’ awareness of mental ill health conditions, there is no evidence that the introduction of such training in workplaces has resulted in sustained actions in those trained, or that it has improved the wider...
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
WorkSafe Victoria is urging employers in the construction industry to be aware of the serious risks when working from height following two serious incidents in the space of 24 hours. A man in his 40s suffered life threatening injuries after he fell about 3 metres from a ladder at a townhouse under...
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:45
A worker in Queensland was fatally crushed by a slow moving prime mover as it was undergoing modifications and was being moved under cover at the end of the work day. It is unclear at this stage how the worker came to be under the truck, and investigations are continuing.
Thursday, 23 August, 2018 - 11:30
Most board members are not sufficiently across the health and safety issues and risks in their business, according to barrister Maria Saraceni.
Monday, 13 August, 2018 - 12:30
The SIA is currently seeking to engage 1 of 2 Independent Directors to join the ten member-elected Directors to oversee the implementation of its 2016 – 2021 Strategic Plan, and lead the development of the Institute
Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 16:45
NT WorkSafe has charged Woolworths and Victorian based transport and warehouse company Glen Cameron Nominees over the death of a 47-year-old itinerant man from Maningrida.
Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 16:45
Two workers in Queensland recently suffered serious injuries following incidents involving a screw conveyor and a ribbon mixer.
Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 16:45
Safe Work Australia recently announced the release of its consultation regulation impact statement: Workplace exposure standards framework under the model WHS laws.