WA-WorkSafe-1-1-2

New FIFO mental health code launched in WA

Reported by Stephen | 04 Apr, 2019

Australia’s first code of practice addressing the mental health of FIFO workers in the resources and construction sectors has been launched.

Quad-Bike-SWMS_200x200px-2-1-1

Parents warned about quad bike dangers for kids

Reported by Stephen | 01 Apr, 2019

With the Easter school holidays approaching, the Queensland Government is urging parents to think about safety before their kids jump onto a quad bike.

construction1

Inspection blitz targets young workers

Reported by Stephen | 26 Mar, 2019

A joint inspection blitz by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW will focus on keeping young workers safe and reducing potentially deadly falls at work sites in the Albury Wodonga region.

construction1-1

WorkSafe warns about dangers of falling objects

Reported by Haydee | 01 Mar, 2019

WorkSafe Victoria issued a warning on the dangers of falling objects after a large metal prop fell from the 56th level of a Melbourne CBD construction on Thursday morning.

NSW-Government-logo1-1

SafeWork NSW supports national First Aid Code of Practice

Reported by Haydee | 25 Feb, 2019

SafeWork NSW expressed support to national amendments to the model Code of Practice for the provision of first aid in the workplace, to help ensure workers have access to immediate care and treatment.

girl_-Concord90

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.

Quad Bike SWMS_200x200px

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.

Hazardous-Chemicals-Working-Around-SWMS_200x200px

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.