Workplace safety improves business productivity – academe report

Reported by Michael | 25 Oct, 2014 | 01:34pm

Links between workplace health and safety measures and better business performance have been identified in a new report released by the University of Melbourne.

Riskiest Jobs in Australia: Is yours included?

Reported by Haydee | 23 Oct, 2014 | 01:40am

Safe Work Australia has recently released an updated worker fatalities report with 140 Australian workers killed at work as at 21 October 2014.

Sitting time bomb: Office workers’ increased long term health risks

Reported by Haydee | 17 Oct, 2014 | 02:12am

Excessive occupational sitting can lead to serious health conditions but replacing an hour of sitting with standing can reduce health risks – this and more will be presented at Sports Medicine Australia’s be active 2014 conference this week in Canberra.

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Public comment on WA’s workplace safety laws accepted

Reported by Haydee | 24 Oct, 2014 | 02:12am

WorkSafe WA is encouraging Western Australians to contribute to the State’s future workplace safety and health system by giving their comment on the draft Work Health and Safety Bill 2014 (the ‘Green Bill’).

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Mining contractor fined over worker’s death

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2014 | 09:49am

A mining contractor who had earlier pleaded guilty to charges of failing to provide a safe working environment has been fined $115,000.

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Worker killed in SA construction site

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2014 | 09:44am

A construction worker has died after being struck by a truck at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide.

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The 5th Annual NT Workplace Health and Safety Conference

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2014 | 09:33am

The 5th Annual NT Workplace Health and Safety Conference will be held at Charles Darwin University on 30 October 2014.

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Return to Work Awards 2014 winners announced

Reported by Haydee | 21 Oct, 2014 | 11:07pm

Winners of the Return to Work Awards have been announced during the Return to Work Conference Expo on Monday, 20 October.

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Alive and Well stand at the National Field Days

Reported by Haydee | 21 Oct, 2014 | 10:39pm

An Alive and Well stand will be available at the Australian National Field Days on 23-25 October 2014 at Borenore.