WorkSafe Victoria is reminding employers and workers to focus on safety in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
The ACCC has recently released the Quad Bike Safety Issues Paper and is seeking feedback from stakeholders including manufacturers, dealers, workplace safety experts, researchers, farmers and quad bike users on a range of issues and options.
A proactive inspection program evaluating safety issues with workers in Western Australia’s parks and gardens will soon commence.
As people are getting ready for the Christmas break, there are industries which can be more affected by stress and strains in the lead up to Christmas.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is reminding Western Australians to make safety a priority when using or transporting common dangerous goods like pool chemicals or LP gas cylinders this summer.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a reminder on guarding against the effects of extreme temperatures on WA mine sites and remote areas.
Workers are urged to “stay safe at work so you can come home to the jobs that need you the most”.
Machinery operators are being reminded to be safe working around powerlines.
Senior executives of some of NSW’s businesses will make the pledge at the NSW Government’s Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit.
WorkSafe New Zealand has recently announced that the Canterbury Rebuild Programme has been successful in meeting many of its short and medium-term goals as shown in an evaluation report.
The NSW Government will today host a Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit to improve mental health in workplaces across the state.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety reminded mining and petroleum companies operating throughout Western Australia to ensure contingency plans are established and can be activated when necessary as the cyclone season starts this month.
The Australia Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety is calling for stronger regulations on quad bike safety after a recent US study reveals that child hospital admissions and Emergency Department visits related to quad bike have been significantly reduced as a result of stricter laws.
Tasmanians are being encouraged to get involved in Asbestos Awareness Month by visiting Betty the Bus or hosting a ‘Blue Lamington Drive’ to raise awareness of asbestos in the home and raise funds for the Asbestos Disease Research Institute and Support Groups.
WorkSafe WA conducted a proactive inspection program revealing some areas of concerns with workplace safety in the accommodation sector.
This week, the ACT Government introduced legislation to give effect to several reforms to the Territory’s workers’ compensation scheme.
A new plan aimed at reducing agriculture-related fatalities has been launched by the NSW Government.
WorkSafe ACT together with Westfield Woden has recently run a series of pop-ups providing work safety information to local workers.
Tough new laws in Victoria will further protect police and emergency workers from offenders who endanger their lives.
A forum hosted by the NSW Government at the University of New South Wales on Tuesday highlighted mental health issues facing young workers.
The Queensland Government’s Be healthy, be safe, be well framework aim to help create healthier workplaces for public sector workers.