With the festive season just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about the annual work Christmas party. Photo: Unsplash, Pixabay

Make sure your end of year celebrations are safe and enjoyable

Beat The Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Workers

Reported by Monica | 22 Nov, 2016 | 06:52am

The warmer months are now upon us and with the hot weather comes an increased risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat stress and heat stroke occurring. Did you know! Workers in extremely hot environments can lose up to a litre of fluid every hour Heatstroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases Heat …

New 2016 SWMS Template Release

Reported by Monica | 17 Nov, 2016 | 01:16pm

Our comprehensive library of over 350 SWMS is currently being upgraded by our team of writers. This bi-annual review allows us to ensure the SWMS we provide are current, as well as incorporating improvements based on feedback from you, our clients. SWMS reviewed according to our continual improvement processes, will be released for purchase, as …

Make sure your end of year celebrations are safe and enjoyable

Reported by Monica | 15 Nov, 2016 | 09:59am

While it’s a great time to celebrate the hard work everyone has put in throughout the year, silly season celebrations with their laid-back atmospheres and presence of alcohol can come with an increased chance of risky and/or inappropriate behaviour.

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Project focusing on safety of young workers highlights important role of supervisors

Reported by Haydee | 02 Dec, 2016 | 04:35pm

A new national project, which has recently been completed highlighted the important role of supervisors in ensuring the safety of young workers.


DMP reminds companies on the importance of safe transport of batteries

Reported by Haydee | 02 Dec, 2016 | 03:53pm

Companies are being reminded to safely transport used lead acid batteries on Western Australian roads.


New video on managing naturally-occurring asbestos released

Reported by Haydee | 01 Dec, 2016 | 01:18pm

A new educational video on the risks of naturally-occurring asbestos has been launched by the NSW Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) recently. The new video targets people living and working in regional areas.


Safety audits in Dreamworld concluded

Reported by Haydee | 01 Dec, 2016 | 12:08pm

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland said Dreamworld gave its full cooperation to the audit team.


Man injured after falling from horse

Reported by Stephen | 01 Dec, 2016 | 10:14am

A man believed to be in his late fifties has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a horse in the Wide Bay–Burnett region.


Multiple incidents raise safety concerns in the recycling industry

Reported by Stephen | 01 Dec, 2016 | 10:48am

WorkSafe WA will continue to focus on the waste recycling industry in an effort to improve safety standards and prevent serious incidents.