New research to tackle on ACT construction industry’s safety culture

Reported by Haydee | 11 Apr, 2017

A new research project evaluating the safety culture within Canberra’s construction industry has recently commenced. The research is part of an ongoing commitment from the ACT Government to improve safety on worksites and better support ACT construction workers.

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New reports on workplace mental health in Australia released

Reported by Haydee | 01 Dec, 2016

Two new research reports have been published by Safe Work Australia presenting the latest findings on the prevalence of workplace bullying and harassment; and the impact of management commitment to psychological health and safety and poor mental health in the workplace on organizational productivity.


Bullying and harassment rife in AFP, Commissioner vows action

Reported by Haydee | 08 Sep, 2016

A report, which was recently released by former Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick reveals that a significant number of people working in the AFP reported being sexually harassed in the past five years, more than double the national average.


Asbestos Importation Review Report released

Reported by Haydee | 08 Aug, 2016

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has recently released the Asbestos Importation Review Report, which provided several recommendations to improve the existing management process in asbestos importation.


Research aims to improve quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 05 Jul, 2016

Quad bikes related incidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury on Australian farms, with more than 220 Australians killed in quad bike incidents since 2001.


Experts concerned over black lung re-emergence

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jun, 2016

The review published on Monday in the Medical Journal of Australia found that recent reports of black lung in Queensland together with international data suggest that there is a resurgence in pneumoconiosis.