SafeWork SA is inviting business owners, employers, managers, supervisors, safety and health representatives and OSH managers to participate in one of the Safe Work October 2014 workshops.
An alliance between WorkCover NSW and Hansen Yuncken was signed on Tuesday to ensure that a safe workplace will be provided during the Wagga Wagga Health Service Redevelopment.
Comcare’s new Chief Executive Officer started on Monday. Ms Jennifer Taylor replaced former Comcare CEO, Paul O’Connor.
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 …
The Office of Fair and Safe Work Queensland together with CCIQ is inviting small businesses to a free work health and safety webinar as part of the Small Business Week celebration from September 1 to 6.
The list of finalists for the 2014 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards and Seacare Awards has been released. Comcare’s Acting CEO Cathy Skippington complimented this year’s entrants. “The standard of this year’s entries was extremely high, with the finalists demonstrating impact, innovation and collaboration in their health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work …
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.
The Federal Government has recently announced the appointment of Ms Jennifer Taylor as the new Chief Executive Officer of Comcare and Mr Barry Sherriff as the next Chair of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission (SRCC).
A review of the operation of South Australia’s Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (WHS Act), which commenced on 1 July is expected to be completed by November 2014.
A free networking breakfast which aims to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace was hosted on Wednesday by Healthier Work.
Safe Work Australia has released the fifth edition of the Occupational Disease Indicators.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association together with Steel Blue have declared August the National Tradies’ Health Month to educate and engage tradies on the importance of health and safety.
WorkCover NSW has renewed its partnership with Forestry Corporation of NSW to develop effective approaches to work health and safety and injury management in the forestry industry. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said the partnership which was first signed in 2011 has achieved significant progress in recent …
A vegetable packing and export business in Wattleup has been fined $33,000 and around $1,200 in costs due to lack of machinery guarding which resulted to a worker’s thumb being crushed.
An inspection program for the catering sector will soon be implemented by WorkSafe WA.
Comcare has announced that its involvement in Operation Austrans which ran from 12 May to 8 June has recently concluded.
Former Sydney hairdressing business owners were fined $25,000 each for failure to ensure keratin products in their salon were safe to use. The owners pleaded guilty in the Local Court of NSW last month to two offences under Section 33 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to comply with work health …
Entries for the annual WorkCover NSW SafeWork Awards will be accepted until 4 July 2014.
Winners of the 9th annual Safe Work Australia Awards were announced in Canberra on 28 April 2014. There were 37 finalists for this year’s Awards competing across four categories.
A safety alliance between WorkCover NSW and Cooma-Monaro Shire Council has been renewed today, 9 May 2014.
WorkCover NSW and Thiess Pty Ltd has formally sealed their commitment to ensuring workers’ safety during the construction of the Frederickton to Eungai (F2E) Pacific Highway Upgrade Project with the signing of an action plan.