Empower young workers to make safety a priority, says Safe Work Australia

Reported by Haydee | 05 Apr, 2018

Safe Work Australia encourages everyone to participate in the celebration of the World Day for Safety Health at Work and Worker’s Memorial Day, which is a day for promoting safety and health in the workplace and to honour people who have died from work-related injury or illness.


Review of the model WHS laws

Reported by Haydee | 06 Mar, 2018

An extensive public consultation process on how the model WHS laws are working in practice is now open.

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Guide for managing risks of working in heat helps workers stay safe

Reported by Haydee | 01 Mar, 2018

The guide provides information on managing risks associated with working in heat and what to do if a worker begins to suffer from a heat-related illness. The guide will help managers and supervisors, as well as workers who have duties under work health and safety laws to manage risks.


Ten workplace fatalities in a month

Reported by Stephen | 02 Feb, 2018

Latest work-related fatality figures from Safe Work Australia show as at 25 January 2018, 10 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2018.


175 Australian workers killed in 2017

Reported by Stephen | 09 Jan, 2018

Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show there were a total of 175 fatal work injuries in Australia in 2017.


Worker death toll mounts

Reported by Stephen | 23 Nov, 2017

Latest Safe Work Australia figures show 151 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.