Volvo trucks introduce new safety solution to help drivers keep safe distance

Reported by Haydee | 03 Jul, 2019 | 09:11pm

Volvo Trucks has introduced a new safety function which will make it easier for truck drivers to keep a safer distance from the vehicle ahead and avoid dangerous situations.

Maternal exposure to solvent in the workplace tied to higher risk for autism in children, study says

Reported by Haydee | 28 Jun, 2019 | 05:11pm

A new study shows that children of mothers who are often exposed to solvents in the workplace may suffer from an increased risk of autism.

Workplaces with active lifestyle program can improve health outcomes for workers with metabolic syndrome

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jun, 2019 | 11:50am

A new study has found that workplaces introducing a personalised active lifestyle program for workers with metabolic syndrome can improve their health outcomes.

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Manage risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace, reminds QLD safety authority

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jul, 2019 | 03:44pm

An incident in March 2019 in which a student sustained serious burns and a staff member minor burns during a science experiment in school prompted Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to release an incident alert.

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Awards recognises community partnerships, environment, safety and health

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jul, 2019 | 12:06pm

All is set for the Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety’s presentation of the Community Partnership Award and the Golden Gecko Awards for Environmental Excellence.

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Worker injured in sawmill incident

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jul, 2019 | 10:51am

SafeWork NSW is investigating an incident in which a sawmiller was injured after being struck on the head by the rotating blade on a circular saw.

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Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar set for next month

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jul, 2019 | 10:32am

WorkCover WA will hold a seminar next month to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia.

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Roadshow to focus on silica safety

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jul, 2019 | 08:55pm

SafeWork NSW will hold an event starting next month to put focus on silica safety.

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Safe Work Australia releases schedule for public comment on workplace exposure standards evaluation

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jul, 2019 | 04:42pm

Safe Work Australia is evaluating the Workplace Exposure Standards for airborne contaminants and will soon be releasing draft evaluation reports and recommendations for public comment.