Principles of Good Work Design Handbook released

Reported by Haydee | 13 Aug, 2015

A new handbook has been launched by Safe Work Australia to assist businesses in meeting their obligations under the work health and safety laws, reducing worker injury rates, and improving their productivity and bottom line.


Work Health and Safety Virtual Seminar Series 2015

Reported by Haydee | 14 Jul, 2015

Safe Work Australia will be hosting a series of free online seminars throughout October 2015 as part of the National Safe Work Month celebration. These virtual seminars will showcase the latest thinking, innovation, research and developments in work health and safety.


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.


Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Reported by Haydee | 13 May, 2015

The Honourable Curtis Pitt MP, Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships has recently introduced the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 into the Queensland Parliament.


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.

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Get Healthy at Work

Reported by Haydee | 11 Feb, 2015

NSW workplaces made a pledge to support healthier lifestyles by supporting a new workplace health service, Get Healthy at Work.

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Benalla Safe Towns

Reported by Haydee | 12 Nov, 2014

Victorian WorkCover Authority Inspectors will visit Benalla from 1 December to offer health and safety information and advice to local workplaces.

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Healthier Work networking breakfast

Reported by Haydee | 30 Oct, 2014

WorkSafe Act’s Healthier Work service hosted its second networking breakfast for the members of the Canberra business community.

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WorkCover issues warning following keg incident

Reported by Haydee | 30 Oct, 2014

WorkCover NSW is reminding everyone to always follow manufacturer’s instructions when using portable beer keg system following the rupture of a gas-pressurised keg on October 10 which left a 23-year old man injured severely.


Company fined for inadequately installed bedside monitor which fell on a patient

Reported by Haydee | 28 Oct, 2014

A company was fined $27,000 plus costs after failing to take reasonable care when installing and mounting bedside computer monitors at the Port Augusta Hospital. The incident happened in June 2012. A patient at the hospital sustained injury to his legs when the bedside monitor fell on him. Investigations revealed that the monitor was not …