Woman-on-phone

Abnormal working hours may take its toll on you soon. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Study: Long-term shift work linked to weaker brain power

picresized_1415026282_1

Take asbestos warnings seriously. Photo: asbestosawareness.com.au

Get to know Asbestos this November

Study: Long-term shift work linked to weaker brain power

Reported by Haydee | 06 Nov, 2014 | 01:36am

A new study claims people who work shifts for 10 years are more are at great risk from memory loss and weaker brain power.

And the Tabby Award for best business app goes to…iAuditor. Twice!

Reported by Admin | 04 Nov, 2014 | 09:21am

The annual Tabby awards, which judge the world’s best business apps, have concluded with iAuditor the only entry to take out gold in two categories: Data Access and Collection IT or Business Tool With iAuditor having been used now to conduct over 10,000,000 safety inspections worldwide, the Tabby judges have just discovered what’s made iAuditor …

Get to know Asbestos this November

Reported by Haydee | 04 Nov, 2014 | 12:06am

This month is Asbestos Awareness Month and all Australians are encouraged to actively participate in the activities, which include hosting a ‘Blue Lamington Drive” to raise awareness of asbestos in homes and help raise vital funds for the Asbestos Disease Research Institute and Support Groups.

rss-icon

Subscribe to OHS News

Keep up to date with everything OHS related in Australia, receive news as it breaks in your inbox.

Please enter your email address below.

workplace injury

Work-related injuries and illnesses on the decline

Reported by Stephen | 21 Nov, 2014 | 08:45am

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the number of people experiencing a work-related injury or illness has continued to decline.

D-W007_Warnung_vor_Flurfoerderzeugen

Young Worker Killed After Forklift Overturned

Reported by Robel | 21 Nov, 2014 | 08:32am

A teenager was reportedly killed at a pea farm in Mooroopna when the forklift he was driving overturned Sunday.

emergency crew

Crane operator dies on Sydney building site

Reported by Stephen | 21 Nov, 2014 | 08:36am

A crane operator has died after falling more than 10m at a Sydney north construction site. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon.

vwa logo

All Victorians encouraged to take part in Jobs at Home Day

Reported by Haydee | 20 Nov, 2014 | 10:20pm

All Victorians are invited to participate in Jobs At Home Day on 5 December by creating and wearing a badge showing the important role they play at home.

paramedics

Worker hospitalised after electric shock

Reported by Stephen | 20 Nov, 2014 | 08:57am

A man working on a roof of a Northern Territory medical clinic has been taken to hospital after suffering electric shock.

Bobcat_Skidsteer_SWMS_200x200px__24587.1393826188.220.220

Report: Work-related fatalities associated with unsafe design

Reported by Haydee | 20 Nov, 2014 | 01:15am

Safe Work Australia has recently released the Work-related fatalities associated with unsafe design of machinery, plant and powered tools,(2006-2011) report.