Safe Work Australia said the 3rd revised edition of the GHS (GHS 3) has been implemented under the model Work Health and Safety laws since 2017.
The comment period for the Queensland Government’s proposal to include some gig economy workers in Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme closes on July 5, 2019.
The Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety has developed a checklist for employers and workers engaged in the fabrication and installation of stone benchtops.
Safe Work Australia is seeking comments on the draft evaluation report and recommendations for the Workplace Exposure Standards beginning with respirable crystalline silica and respirable coal dust.
The review report makes 34 recommendations designed to enhance the WHS framework.
Safe Work Australia has released guidance material to help small business owners or operators understand their role as officers and their responsibilities under WHS laws.
Comment is being sought on a suite of guidance material on ground control for Western Australian mining operations.
Safe Work Australia has released a new guide to help workplaces store their chemicals safely.
Safe Work Australia has updated the national guide to classifying hazardous chemicals, providing clear, simple and practical information to help businesses classify the chemicals they use.
WorkSafe WA has developed a checklist to highlight workplace safety issues in sports and recreation clubs.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released a new code of practice for managing emergencies at WA mines.
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.
High Risk Work Licences are in the spotlight again after WorkSafe WA discovered another falsified licence.
Six new release safe work method statements (SWMS) in our updated 2016 template have just been released. These plumbing related SWMS cover the general hazards and controls associated with various plumbing tasks from pump and valve installation, water jetter, roughins plus more. Each SWMS is pre-filled, with generic hazards and control measures, and assesses the …
Spotters are responsible for one of the most important tasks on site, not only are they responsible for ensuring safe machinery movements on site, but also ensuring that plant operators are safe from potential hazards such as overhead power lines.
WorkSafe New Zealand has released its first guide for managing and removing asbestos in the workplace.
Commonly used in warehouse, industrial, transport and logistic settings, the use of forklifts in workplaces can present serious hazards.
No matter how minor an incident or near miss may seem, reporting near misses can be just as important as reporting major incidents.
The presence of powered mobile plant in workplaces presents a range of hazards that have the potential to cause harm to people or damage property.
Safe Work Australia has released a new Guide to Managing Risks of Exposure to Carcinogens in the Workplace.