Seminar broadcast on mental health in workplaces

Reported by Haydee | 06 Oct, 2015

beyondblue CEO Georgie Harman will today share her expertise and experience in building mentally healthy workplaces via a seminar broadcast from the Safe Work Australia website.


National Safe Work Month starts today!

Reported by Haydee | 01 Oct, 2015

Safe Work Australia officially launched Safety Month today and is encouraging everyone to participate in the activities lined up to raise awareness and focus on health and safety in the workplace.

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Safe Work Month 2015 – get involved!

Reported by Haydee | 21 Sep, 2015

Work health and safety regulators in each state and territory will conduct their own safety events and activities during Safe Work Month in October, many of which are free and open to the public.


Principles of Good Work Design Handbook released

Reported by Haydee | 13 Aug, 2015

A new handbook has been launched by Safe Work Australia to assist businesses in meeting their obligations under the work health and safety laws, reducing worker injury rates, and improving their productivity and bottom line.

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Union expressed concern over transport industry safety report

Reported by Haydee | 03 Aug, 2015

The Transport Workers Union says a recent Safe Work Australia survey showing unsafe trucking practices reinforces the fact that truck drivers’ lives are being risked by breaking safety rules because of the pressure to complete work on time.


Public comment sought for regulation of explosives across Australia

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jul, 2015

Australian businesses, industries, workers and the wider community are encouraged to share their views and comments on how explosives are regulated across the country, as well as on any issues differences in explosives legislation across Australian jurisdictions may have for them.


Work Health and Safety Virtual Seminar Series 2015

Reported by Haydee | 14 Jul, 2015

Safe Work Australia will be hosting a series of free online seminars throughout October 2015 as part of the National Safe Work Month celebration. These virtual seminars will showcase the latest thinking, innovation, research and developments in work health and safety.


WHS reporting in annual report is important

Reported by Haydee | 23 Jun, 2015

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is among this year’s winner of the Work Health and Safety Reporting Award during the Australasian Reporting Awards in Melbourne on Thursday.