Safe Work Australia is urging business leaders to participate in the National Safe Work Month this October.
Safe Work Australia will evaluate the workplace exposure standards for over 600 chemicals to make sure that the standard of work health and safety in Australia is comparable with the latest evidence and international best practices.
Safe Work Australia has released a new report highlighting health and safety in the agricultural industry.
Safe Work Australia has recently released two new publications on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the influence of shiftwork.
To help address workplace bullying, Safe Work Australia has recently updated two publications on workplace bullying to provide greater guidance for managers and workers.
A new report released by Safe Work Australia shows that managers, especially in small businesses require greater support, such as fact sheets and information campaigns, to help them improve their compliance to work health and safety.
As part of National Safe Work Month, Safe Work Australia released a Resource Kit with suggestions on how to get involved.
Safe Work Australia has recently released a report showing that a significant number of Australians were exposed to one or more asthmagens in the workplace.
A new guide on managing risks with tree trimming and removal work has been published by Safe Work Australia.
These are workers who have so much more to worry about other than bad coffee and a nosy boss.
Safe Work Australia has released a new guide to assist farm workers in cattle handling.
The latest Australian Work Exposure Study (AWES) evaluates workers’ likelihood of potential exposure to 38 known or suspected carcinogens likely to be used in Australian workplaces.
A construction products company has been awarded the inaugural Safe Work Australia Award for Good Design. The Awards aim to promote the best in design, innovation, and creativity at a national and international level
Safe Work Australia provides information on new international system of chemical labelling and classification
The Commonwealth, several states, and territories in the country have adopted the GHS with the introduction of the Work Health and Safety Act on 1 January 2012, with a five-year transition period for full implementation by 1 January 2017.
Fallen workers will be remembered next week as the world observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day.
Safe Work Australia is encouraging all businesses and workers to take part in the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day on Thursday, 28 April – a day to remember those who have died in work-related incidents, and to think about how our actions can prevent future work-related deaths, injuries and illnesses.
Safe Work Australia is partnering with Good Design Australia to present the Safe Work Australia Award for Good Design, as part of the 2016 Good Design Awards.
Safe Work Australia has recently released a literature review highlighting the negative health effects of prolonged sitting.
Data released by Safe Work Australia shows that the rate of serious workers’ compensation claims continues to decline (21 percent) among female workers. A similar trend was observed in the rate of fatal injuries (30 percent drop) among female workers in the 12 years 2014.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has recently improved its work environment by applying the principles of good work design in their Adelaide office.
Safe Work Australia is seeking views on proposed amendments to work health and safety for inorganic lead.