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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.

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Study: Work Health & Safety Perceptions in the Manufacturing Industry

Reported by Haydee | 12 Mar, 2015

A new study from Safe Work Australia shows that manufacturing workers are exposed to a number of occupational health hazards. It also suggests that higher order hazard controls like substitution and elimination were not being utilised as much as they should in this particular industry.

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Make safety part of your New Year’s resolution

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jan, 2015

Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Baxter reminds all Australians to prioritise health and safety in workplaces and make this a part of their New Year’s resolution.

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Reports on carcinogen exposure released

Reported by Haydee | 27 Nov, 2014

Safe Work Australia has recently released three reports, which look into exposures to carcinogens (Lead and lead compounds, formaldehyde, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)

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Work Health and Safety Virtual Seminar Series

Reported by Haydee | 15 Oct, 2014

Safe Work Australia Month begins this October with the Minister for Employment and Safety Ambassador Senator Eric Abetz launching its feature event, the new Australian Strategy Work Health and Safety Virtual Seminar series.

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Safe Work Australia: Become a Safety Ambassador

Reported by Haydee | 08 Sep, 2014

Safe Work Australia’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter is inviting everyone to actively participate in this year’s Safe Work Australia Month this October by becoming a Safety Ambassador.

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Free chemical classification information sessions

Reported by Haydee | 22 Aug, 2014

Safe Work Australia will be hosting a series of free training and information sessions for the Australian Chemical Supply Industry to promote awareness of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This activity will help participants understand the new system and what it aims to do, learn the relationship with systems …

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Australian Strategy Virtual Seminar Series

Reported by Haydee | 11 Aug, 2014

In line with the Safe Work Australia Month celebration, a series of work health and safety virtual seminars will be conducted for free in October.

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Is your job one of the deadliest in Australia?

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jul, 2014

Each year hundreds of Australian workers die from work-related injuries. Safe Work Australia recorded more than two thousand work-related deaths over the past eleven years. The agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded the highest number of fatalities in 2013 (49), followed by the transport, postal and warehousing (46) and construction (19) industries.