Safe Work Australia is seeking views on proposed amendments to work health and safety for inorganic lead.
Minister for Employment Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash has announced the appointment of Ms Diane Smith-Gander as the new Chair of Safe Work Australia for a three-year term, commencing on 9 February 2016.
Employees over the age of 65 are covered by workers’ compensation as clarified by Safe Work Australia.
Workers are also more likely to be less stressed doing shift work if they can openly discuss health and safety concerns with their managers.
A pet food processing company was awarded this year’s Workplace Participation Reward for effectively raising work health and safety awareness within their organisation.
Safe Work Australia has recently released Work-related mental disorders providing a concise and factual statistical profile of mental disorders as compensated by Australian workers’ compensation schemes.
A WA pearl producer defended the safety record of the pearling industry highlighting their strong safety record but is always looking for ways to further improve. Cygnet Bay Pearl general manager James Brown told ABC that the industry has maintained a good safety record. “That still doesn’t mean that as an industry you can sit …
Quad bike safety is back in the spotlight after yet another death, taking the 2015 quad bike fatalities up to 19 according to Safe Work Australia’s statistics. Nine of these deaths were the result of a rollover.
Safe Work Australia will be holding a public consultation process on the exposure standards for hazardous chemicals used in workplaces.
Australian workers and businesses urged to make work health and safety a top priority throughout the year
National Safe Work Month 2015 have come to and end, but Safe Work Australia says giving importance to work health and safety should continue to be a top priority.
A Safe Work Australia report has been released by Minister for Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash on Thursday showing a consistent decline on the number of Australians killed at work.
Safe Work Australia has released the Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities, Australia 2014 report. The report was released by the Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash on Thursday morning.
A film commissioned by NT WorkSafe focusing on safety in the crocodile industry will close the month long Virtual Seminar Series as part of the Safe Work Month celebration.
Last year’s winner of the Workplace Participation Reward and National Safe Work Month Ambassador, Dennis Howe proved that prioritising safety can be beneficial to businesses.
Guidance material to assist workplaces in managing the risks of diesel exhaust exposure has been released by Safe Work Australia.
With the estimated total cost of work-related injury and illness to employers, workers and community at $60 billion annually, Ms Sherry said that keeping workplaces healthy and safe is a must.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions is hosting the Occupational Health Safety and Workers Compensation Conference this week to address significant workplace safety issues and barriers.
Experts from the Bureau of Meteorology, on Monday shared their insights and experiences in ensuring the health and safety of their workforce not just in Australia but across the globe.
Safe Work Australia has recently released the Notifiable Fatalities Monthly Report for June 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.
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.