Mindfulness is an effective tool in managing workplace stress. This is according to a not-for-profit organisation who aims to promote mindfulness meditation for everyone.
Employers in the ACT are being reminded to think safety and check for risks associated with the colder temperatures.
Essential Energy is urging property owners to prioritise electrical safety when planting or pruning vegetation around the garden this winter.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland released a safety alert relating to falling objects from personnel and material hoists following an incident in May 2018, where a piece of a 16 millilitre steel re-enforcement bar fell from a personnel and material hoist car on a construction site at the Gold Coast.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) is calling for a national, consistent approach to managing Australia’s legacy asbestos in water mains.
The Western Australian Government is seeking public comments on the proposed modernization of the state’s WHS laws.
Residential owners in Western Australia are encouraged to treat home fire safety as a priority this winter by checking their smoke alarms and having a clear plan for escape.
The Queensland workers’ compensation scheme is in a sound financial position and does not require major reform, according to an independent review by Professor David Peetz from Griffith University.
The ACT Government may implement mandatory licensing exams for ACT builders across the A, B and C Classes upon renewal.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will host an information session on the importance of safety for exploration operations on 24 July.
People who use gas heaters to warm their homes and workplaces this winter are being reminded to be aware of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.
NT WorkSafe inspectors are visiting wholesale and retail businesses ahead of Territory Day on Sunday 1 July 2018 to ensure fireworks coming into the state comply with strict safety regulations
The 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000:201, Electrical Installations (known as the Wiring Rules) has been released.
Residential property owners in WA are being reminded of the importance of smoke alarms following a recent fire in Thornlie where two people died.
The NSW government has announced additional funding for the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.
SafeWork SA has been notified of an incident in which a full grain silo collapsed near Mallala on Wednesday, 20 June. No one was injured but an investigation into the circumstances leading to the incident has commenced.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has released a safety alert to highlight the risk of collapse of self-supporting signs, and to raise awareness of the need to properly design, maintain and inspect sign structures.
Primary school students in rural and regional Queensland are invited to enter the Queensland farm safety calendar competition before it closes on 29 June.
SafeWork NSW is warning consumers against an unlicenced asbestos removalist quoting cheap asbestos removal work, who only takes cash payments.
The 2018-19 NSW Budget includes $10 million to slash red tape for small businesses and funding to increase the State’s workplace safety regulators reach.
The coronial inquiry into the horrific theme park incident in 2016 has commenced this week.