Declining job security in coal mining has been identified as a major mine safety risk factor in a new survey of 1,000 Queensland coal miners.
Bullying can be bad for workplace safety. A new study found that bullying bosses are not just bad for employee morale but can also worsen workplace safety.
Farm Safety Week aims to highlight some of the practical steps farmers can take to improve worker health and safety on farms.
Volvo Trucks has introduced a new safety function which will make it easier for truck drivers to keep a safer distance from the vehicle ahead and avoid dangerous situations.
Maternal exposure to solvent in the workplace tied to higher risk for autism in children, study says
A new study shows that children of mothers who are often exposed to solvents in the workplace may suffer from an increased risk of autism.
Workplaces with active lifestyle program can improve health outcomes for workers with metabolic syndrome
A new study has found that workplaces introducing a personalised active lifestyle program for workers with metabolic syndrome can improve their health outcomes.
A new study has found that modern airline pilots registered in Australia, appear not to be at higher risk of developing invasive melanoma than the rest of the population.
New research shows deaths from tractors and quad bikes have declined significantly since 2017.
New research has found that motivated employees who take initiative at work could hold the key to making Australian workplaces safer.
Quad bikes are one of the leading causes of death and injury on Australian farms.
The death of an 18-year-old apprentice at a construction site in Sydney has prompted urgent calls for a safety review in the industry.
New research led by Cutin University shows that one in five Australian men are exposed to excess noise levels at work.
Several recent studies have confirmed that prolonged sitting can reduce a person’s lifespan while increasing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, but not much attention has been devoted to the effects of prolonged standing at work, despite previous studies linking it to chronic back pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). A new research has …
Australia’s top comparison site, www.finder.com.au has recently compiled a list of the most dangerous jobs in the country based on the most recent government data.
With a business, projects, and deadlines to keep in mind, business operators have a lot to keep track of. To add to this, business operators are also required to keep and supply a paper trail of documents to demonstrate compliance with workplace health and safety legislation and standards. Essential for compliance purposes, adequate workplace health and …
Remember: Risks are constantly evolving, make sure you keep an eye on your hazards and ensure control are added as needed to ensure the health and safety of everyone on site.
Everyday, we encounter instructions to guide us through performing a certain task in the preferred or correct way. Consider the ‘How to Handwash’ or CPR poster commonly found in workplaces and hospitals.
The issue of consultation focuses on harnessing the power of the workforce. By harnessing the knowledge, skills and first-hand experience of workers, businesses are able to make better-informed decisions about workplace health and safety matters.
Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), they are often a necessary tender requirement and where works defined as ‘high-risk construction work’ are involved, SWMS are mandatory.
We are often asked by our customers what the difference is between a WHSE Management System and a Site-Specific Safety Management Plan? So how does a site-specific safety management plan differ from a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS)?
Is it okay to use generic SWMS? We answer some of your frequently asked questions about generic SWMS.