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.
A 17-person delegation from the Turkish Government is currently in Australia to tap on Queensland’s world-class mine safety training and technology.
A national online omnibus survey revealed that less than a quarter of Australians are giving up their chairs despite acknowledging they spend long hours seated.
WorkSafe Tasmania will continue to receive entries and nominations for the 2015 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards until July 2015.
Workers and businesses who made an impact in improving workplace health and safety can still enter this year’s WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
University graduates who would like to get involved in improving work health and safety in the country can now take advantage of career opportunities offered by Safe Work Australia.
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.
Applications for the 2015 ‘Augusta Zadow’ Scholarships, which recognise outstanding workplace health and safety initiatives for women in South Australia are now being accepted.
NSW workplaces made a pledge to support healthier lifestyles by supporting a new workplace health service, Get Healthy at Work.
Master Builders Association said too much paperwork is getting in the way of ensuring workplace safety.
Victorian WorkCover Authority Inspectors will visit Benalla from 1 December to offer health and safety information and advice to local workplaces.
WorkSafe Act’s Healthier Work service hosted its second networking breakfast for the members of the Canberra business community.
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.
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 …
WorkSafe WA is encouraging Western Australians to contribute to the State’s future workplace safety and health system by giving their comment on the draft Work Health and Safety Bill 2014 (the ‘Green Bill’).
Safe Work Australia Month begins this October with the Minister for Employment and Safety Ambassador Senator Eric Abetz launching its feature event, the new Australian Strategy Work Health and Safety Virtual Seminar series.
Safe Work Month is only a few weeks away and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is inviting everyone to be involved in the activities lined up for the month and consider becoming a Safe Work Month sponsor.
Finalists for the 2014 Return to Work Awards, which recognise those who have played a significant role in the return to work process, have recently been announced.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced the recall of Infinity and Olsent-branded cable after the brands failed electrical safety standards due to low quality plastic insulation coating.
In preparation for the Royal Adelaide Show, safety inspections will be conducted to ensure worker and patron safety across the showgrounds.
With better training and renewed focus on leadership and consultation, some of the hazards in using forklifts can be addressed properly. This is according to a forum conducted recently, which looked at forklifts and their interaction with pedestrians.