A Workers Guide to Writing a Safe Work Procedure

Reported by Admin | 14 Feb, 2017 | 05:38pm

Everyday, we encounter instructions to guide us through performing a certain task in the preferred or correct way. Consider the ‘How to Handwash’ or CPR poster commonly found in workplaces and hospitals.

The Importance of Consultation in Workplace Safety

Reported by Admin | 07 Feb, 2017 | 05:51pm

The issue of consultation focuses on harnessing the power of the workforce. By harnessing the knowledge, skills and first-hand experience of workers, businesses are able to make better-informed decisions about workplace health and safety matters.

3 Things You Should Know About Safe Work Method Statements

Reported by Admin | 24 Jan, 2017 | 10:01am

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), they are often a necessary tender requirement and where works defined as ‘high-risk construction work’ are involved, SWMS are mandatory.

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Australia’s regulators proactive in work health & safety interventions

Reported by Haydee | 24 Mar, 2017 | 11:07am

Proactive work health and safety interventions have increased in recent years according to new data from Safe Work Australia.

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Queensland ramps up support for coal workers

Reported by Stephen | 24 Mar, 2017 | 10:58am

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace on Thursday said that since the re-emergence of black lung disease, the Queensland Government has ramped up efforts to tackle the disease and support those workers affected by it.

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Worker crushed to death in industrial incident on Sunshine Coast

Reported by Stephen | 24 Mar, 2017 | 10:59am

A man has been killed in an industrial incident on the Sunshine Coast.

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Tunnel workers in Brisbane at risk of silica-related diseases, medical expert says

Reported by Haydee | 23 Mar, 2017 | 06:01pm

A medical expert told a parliamentary inquiry into the black lung disease that Brisbane tunnel workers are at risk of serious health problems due to silica exposure.

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Reforms to the Coal Mine Workers’ Health Scheme outlined in Parliament

Reported by Haydee | 23 Mar, 2017 | 05:37pm

Important reforms have been made to ensure the protection of Queensland’s coal mines.

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Campaign to protect construction workers from digging into live electricity cables launched

Reported by Stephen | 23 Mar, 2017 | 10:53am

A new safety campaign to protect construction workers from digging into live electricity cables has been launched by NSW electricity networks and SafeWork NSW.