Better Work Tasmania together with Safety Institute of Australia will be hosting its first networking session this year featuring speakers sharing their work health and safety expertise.
Young workers below the age of 25 accounted for 16 percent of all injuries recorded in NSW workplaces during 2013/14. More than 15,000 young workers were injured during that period and seven killed across NSW.
The Essendon Bombers have today been fined $200,000 for work health and safety breaches in relation to the controversial 2012 players supplement program.
A report from the University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety revealed that farm deaths are on the rise in the country.
Work health and safety achievers were some of this year’s Australia Day Honours recipients. Honours were given to people from different areas of expertise.
For coal miners, coal worker’s pneumoconiosis (CWP) or black lung disease is a devastating consequence of devoting years of work in coal mines. Black lung is a disabling occupational lung disease that is caused by long-term exposure to excessive levels of coal mine dust. A cure is yet to be discovered, but it can be …
People nowadays have the need to constantly be connected. Mobile phone manufacturers have made it even easier for workers to connect, which can be a major distraction at work.
Workers are also more likely to be less stressed doing shift work if they can openly discuss health and safety concerns with their managers.
Researchers were able to establish that companies excelling in work health and safety outperformed Standard & Poor 500 average rate of return in investment simulations.
A fact sheet on working in hot conditions has been released by SafeWork SA to provide practical advice for preventing heat-related illnesses as well as the health and safety risks that workers face when working in extreme heat.
SafeWork NSW’s Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to the North West this week to assist local businesses and the community to be safer.
Queensland businesses are being reminded of their work health and safety obligations even during year-end celebrations and other functions.
Safety and health experts from the Department of Mines and Petroleum will be presenting at the annual Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) conference and exhibition from the 5th to 9th of December in Perth.
WorkSafe Victoria renewed its call for all workers to observe extra safety precaution at work following another fatality on Sunday.
WorkSafe’s proactive inspection program, which will look at safety issues in the road freight transport industry will commence soon.
Now in its seventh year, Go Home On Time Day is a national initiative encouraging employers and employees to raise awareness of the importance of a healthy work-life balance.
Industry experts believe businesses need to overhaul health and safety management to prevent accidents in the workplace to happen.
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.
The Australian meat processing sector is gaining confidence on BladeStop with some businesses investing in the product.
Australian workers and businesses urged to make work health and safety a top priority throughout the year
National Safe Work Month 2015 have come to and end, but Safe Work Australia says giving importance to work health and safety should continue to be a top priority.
Rehabilitation and work safety innovation were highlighted during the recently held Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.