A Workers Guide to Commonly Used Safety Tools E-Book

Reported by Monica | 01 May, 2017 | 06:43am

With a business, projects, and deadlines to keep in mind, business operators have a lot to keep track of. To add to this, business operators are also required to keep and supply a paper trail of documents to demonstrate compliance with workplace health and safety legislation and standards. Essential for compliance purposes, adequate workplace health and …

Why Do SafetyCulture SWMS Have Risk Ratings In Their SWMS?

Reported by Admin | 29 Mar, 2017 | 09:59am

Remember: Risks are constantly evolving, make sure you keep an eye on your hazards and ensure control are added as needed to ensure the health and safety of everyone on site.

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.

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Stage 2 of Queensland Police statewide rollout of body worn cameras commenced

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2017 | 01:52pm

Stage two of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) statewide roll out for body worn cameras (BWC) has commenced on Thursday increasing the total number of devices in use across Queensland to 5,100.

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Contractors charged after worker was almost crushed by army vehicle

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2017 | 11:50am

Two Department of Defence contractors are facing work health and safety charges following an incident in which a worker suffered serious injuries when an army vehicle that rolled forward as it was being towed.

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Study to tackle high incidence of suicide in working men

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2017 | 11:43am

Initial studies show stressful working conditions as major risk factor for mental health problems and suicide among men. The research aims to identify the reasons and link workplaces into health services which can help.

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Investigation underway after man dies in tractor incident

Reported by Stephen | 21 Jul, 2017 | 10:43am

The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon.

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Scaffolding injuries prompt safety inspections

Reported by Stephen | 21 Jul, 2017 | 10:20am

WorkSafe Victoria inspectors will visit construction sites throughout July and August following recent incidents and injuries on scaffolding.

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Manufacturer commits $1.5 million for safety improvements

Reported by Haydee | 20 Jul, 2017 | 04:29pm

A manufacturer has committed over $1.5 million for safety improvements after a worker was injured at their Somersby plant in September 2014.