Safe Work Australia has recently announced the exemption of certain veterinary medicines from the labelling requirements for hazardous chemicals.
Safe Work Australia proceeds to work on the reforms outlined in the Explosives Regulation in Australia: Decision Regulation Impact Statement.
A National Safe Work Month video message released by Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash calls for collective action to improve work health and safety and reduce the personal and economic cost of poor work health and safety.
In its desire to create safer workplaces, Makinex CEO and founder, Rory Kennard, set out to create solutions for problems and challenges that people in the construction industry are facing at work.
A new website for the Virtual Seminar Series has been introduced by Safe Work Australia. The new website has been launched as the popular seminar series starts this month.
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.