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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.