NSW’s Resources Regulator has recently completed a state-wide compliance blitz focusing on the mining and petroleum sectors.
The ACT Government has introduced new work health and safety legislation in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday that will require more worker training and consultation on major construction sites.
A new safety campaign launched on Sunday will share the views of Victorian workers to put a spotlight on the changing nature of what it means to be safe and healthy at work.
SafeWork NSW will host a Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Symposium on November 8-9 to share ideas about best-practice approaches to managing hazardous manual tasks and prevention of MSDs in the workplace.
The Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations, Rachel Stephen-Smith and Minister for Regulatory Services, Gordon Ramsay has today announced a review of the ACT’s compliance infrastructure, policies, and procedures.
The New Zealand government’s draft strategy for improving the health and safety of workers over the next 10 years has been released.
A $45,000 fund will be available to help develop an initiative that makes a significant contribution to the health and safety of female workers in South Australia through research, education, and development of a solution to a work health and safety problem.
NT WorkSafe has charged a government office and a Queensland-base construction company following the death of a musician in Darwin.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will host a series of basic safety management systems workshops as part of the Small Business Week celebration from 28 May to 1 June.
Safe Work Australia has published a revised version of the Australian Work Health and Strategy 2012-2022 to ensure it continues to improve safety in Australian workplaces.
Nominations for this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, which recognise outstanding innovations and success in work health and safety, rehabilitation, and return to work are now open.
Collaboration and information sharing key to supporting work safety, says ACT Workplace Safety Minister
Safety regulatory bodies, unions and industry from the Act and NSW met on Wednesday for the first Cross Border Construction Breakfast for 2018.
Comcare continues to accept nominations for this year’s Work Health hand Safety Awards.
Report explores impact of emerging technologies and platforms on WHS and workers’ compensation in the next 20 years
A new study revealed that new technologies and ways of working will introduce new challenges for work health and safety
Comcare is now accepting abstracts from those interested in presenting at the 2018 Comcare National Conference in Melbourne.
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.
This year’s Comcare national conference on the 18th and 19th of September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has a theme, “Fit for the Future: Collaborate, Innovate, Achieve”.
National stevedoring safety standards have been set to protect wharfies in Queensland.
The International Day of Mourning on 28 April each year, is a reminder to take a moment to think about the importance of workplace health and safety and how workplace incidents are affecting families, friends, coworkers, and the community.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is reminding those who own or are licensed to operate a vehicle loading crane to do a self-assessment of their VLCs in preparation for an enforcement campaign which will commence in August 2018.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is reminding employers and workers to always take into consideration the fall risks associated with excavation and trench work after a man was impaled by a starter bar when he fell into a deep excavation at a construction site last month.