A WorkSafe WA proactive inspection program looking at safety in specific types of retail outlet in Perth and regional areas of the State has uncovered concerns with electricity, falls from height, manual tasks and emergency precautions.
With summer here and temperatures across the state beginning to climb, Safe Work SA is reminding employers with outdoor work to take measures to manage the risks associated with heat stress and solar UV radiation.
The ACT Government has partnered with the SDA for a new campaign, No One Deserves a Serve, which aims to protect retail and fast food workers from abuse.
WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in fuel retailing outlets in metropolitan and regional areas of the State.
This week (19-25 November) is Asbestos Awareness Week, providing a focus on the dangers related to asbestos.
NT WorkSafe is urging workers in the fishing and aquaculture industry to be aware of sea snake bites after a worker died following a sea snake bite in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with workers in government and non-government primary schools in metropolitan and regional areas of the state.
SafeWork NSW is urging farmers to take proactive approach to safety as wheat harvest gets underway across western NSW.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a reminder to workers about the dangers of working in high heat environments.
Parents in Western Australia are being reminded to keep children away from hazardous workplaces during the coming school holidays.
The NSW Resources Regulator has released a preliminary report into the recent Hunter Valley mine fatality.
WorkSafe Victoria is reminding workers and employers to stay focused on safety as the festive season approaches.
WorkSafe WA has developed a checklist to highlight safety issues in fuel retailing.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is inviting small business owners and managers to attend a free two-hour workshop to help improve their work health and safety systems.
WorkSafe New Zealand has recently introduced a new campaign to encourage young workers to speak up for each other.
WorkSafe WA has issued a reminder to workers to continue to place a high priority on safety in the lead-up to the festive season. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian Munns said workplaces needed to pay particular attention to staying safe before and after Christmas. “As we head towards the end of the year and the festive …
October is National Safe Work Month and Essential Energy is embracing the theme of “a moment is all it takes” by reminding workers to take a moment to consider electrical safety when working near overhead powerlines.
Construction companies operating in built-up areas are reminded to ensure safety following two serious incidents where heavy machinery struck suburban houses.
WorkSafe is undertaking a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in WA’s government and private child care centres in metropolitan and regional areas.
Victorian farmers have welcomed the state government’s announcement of of a $20 million commitment for skills and safety initiatives contained in the new ‘Victorian Agriculture Skills Statement: Smarter, Safer Farms’ program.
Queensland’s peak advisory Board to the Government on work health and safety issues, the Work Health and Safety Board, has developed a five-year plan to improve work safety in the state.