SafeWork is holding seven free industry workshops from February 1 to 26.
Stressed principals in the Northern Territory will now be able to receive $600 from the Government to use for gym memberships and wellness programs.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has recently released two important documents reporting on Australia’s work towards an asbestos-free country.
A safety alert issued by Safe Work NSW reminds people who handle packs of glass sheets not to rely on the packaging to support the contents when the package is being lifted or opened.
WorkSafe New Zealand reminds businesses and workers to keep fatigue out of the workplace.
SafeWork NSW has launched a one-stop shop online toolkit to help in improving work health and safety consultation practices in NSW workplaces.
Almost $900,000 in Healthway grants for sun safety education and awareness programs have been announced lately.
WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look for the presence of asbestos in plant and machinery.
Queensland will soon establish a mandatory labour hire licensing scheme on 16 April 2018 to protect labour hire workers and safeguard labour hire providers that are ethical and responsible.
Organisations that can make a difference to the mental health of Victorian workers are encouraged to apply for grants as part of the government’s WorkSafe, WorkWell initiative.
Ergon Energy is urging home “do-it-yourselfers” and gardeners doing work around their yard over summer to prioritise electrical safety.
TruckSafe accredited operators expressed their readiness for the upcoming changes to the chain of responsibility laws.
A new WorkSafe Commissioner in Western Australia has commenced position after previous Commissioner Lex McCulloch retired from the Public Service at the end of 2017.
The 2017 SHARC Report (Skin Health Australia Report Card) has found that more than two million outdoor workers are not being provided with any sun protection by their employers.
A government agency and a helicopter contractor have recently been charged with breaching federal work health and safety laws in relation to a fatality in Antarctica.
The latest instalment of the Resources Safety Division’s monthly safety and health snapshots is now available from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.
Commercial kitchens should be cooking with gas connected to fixed mains or industrial cylinders, which must be stored and handled in accordance with dangerous good laws
EnergySafety has recently issued a public warning on the dangers of Salzer brand switches used in some solar systems installed in Western Australia since August 2016.
EnergySafety has recently issued a reminder of the importance of understanding the hazards in roof spaces and how these can be avoided.
An incident this month in which a young man was killed while operating a boom elevating work platform (EWP) on a construction site prompted Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to issue a safety reminder.
WorkSafe warns that it is illegal for anyone apart from licensed pyrotechnicians to be in possession of fireworks or to use them in Victoria.