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Mental health boost for NSW workers

Reported by Stephen | 20 Feb, 2019

The NSW Government is partnering with the Black Dog Institute in a program to provide mental health skills training to regionally-based workers.

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NZ quad bike incidents prompt warning

Reported by Haydee | 15 Feb, 2019

Recent vehicle rollover incidents in New Zealand prompted Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace to remind Queenslanders to heed quad bike safety warnings.

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Removal of chemical stockpiles commences

Reported by Haydee | 08 Feb, 2019

A taskforce led by WorkSafe and includes the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and fire services has commenced the task of removing chemicals stockpiled at eight sites in Epping and Campbellfield.

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Victorian workplaces urged to make safety a priority in 2019

Reported by Stephen | 06 Feb, 2019

The Victorian Government is urging employers to prioritise safety this year after 23 people were killed in workplace incidents in 2018. Seven of the 2018 work-related fatalities involved workers aged 25 and under.

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WorkSafe New Zealand Chair in Health and Safety established

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jan, 2019

WorkSafe New Zealand and the Victoria University of Wellington have agreed to further improve New Zealand’s health and safety at work through the establishment of the WorkSafe New Zealand Chair in Health and Safety.

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NSW vehicle dismantlers warned of fuel dangers

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jan, 2019

SafeWork NSW is warning businesses to take precautions where vehicle fuel tanks containing petrol and Autogas are stored or removed from vehicles.

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WorkSafe issues heat stress warning

Reported by Stephen | 24 Jan, 2019

WorkSafe is reminding workplaces to take necessary steps to protect workers from heat stress during the summer months.