Asbestos Awareness Seminar held in Adelaide

Reported by Haydee | 25 Nov, 2015

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and Asbestos Victims Association Asbestos Awareness Seminar was a success with SafeWork SA providing information about regulations to protect people from the dangers of asbestos in the workplace.


Go home on time for your health

Reported by Haydee | 06 Nov, 2015

The Australia Institute is urging workers and businesses to participate in the Go Home on Time Day, which encourages workplace dialogue about working hours, overwork and work/life balance.

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Ensuring health and safety for the ageing workforce

Reported by Haydee | 02 Oct, 2015

Employers have the same responsibility for the health and safety of older workers as they have for their other workers. The challenge is for employers to establish a productive and safe work environment that can accommodate the needs of an ageing workforce.


Scrap metal business fined after worker loses finger

Reported by Haydee | 22 Sep, 2015

A scrap metal business in South Australia was convicted and fined $39,000 in the Industrial Magistrates Court for failing to provide and maintain a safe system of work to protect workers while loading and unloading trucks.

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Mining and quarrying safety seminar to be held in July

Reported by Haydee | 15 Jun, 2015

Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee will conduct a free mine and quarrying work health and safety seminar on Wednesday 22nd July 2015 at the Berri Hotel in Berri from 9am to 4pm.


Safety with Style guide launched

Reported by Haydee | 01 Jun, 2015

Hair&BeautySA has launched this week Safety with Style, which is a work health and safety guide designed specifically for the hair and beauty industry.


Vehicle trailer coupling check encouraged

Reported by Haydee | 09 Mar, 2015

Following two incidents involving heavy vehicles in 2014, SafeWork SA is urging heavy vehicle operators to conduct regular inspections on all vehicle trailer connections and to check for loose components, cracks or dents, further to the manufacturer’s guidelines.


Augusta Zadow Scholarships now accepting applications

Reported by Haydee | 09 Mar, 2015

Applications for the 2015 ‘Augusta Zadow’ Scholarships, which recognise outstanding workplace health and safety initiatives for women in South Australia are now being accepted.


Worker dies in rock fall at mine site

Reported by Haydee | 11 Feb, 2015

South Australia records its first workplace fatality this year with the death of a man after a rock fall underground at a mine site in Roxby Downs.