WorkSafe ACT together with Westfield Woden has recently run a series of pop-ups providing work safety information to local workers.
Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said that the project will involve engaging business, industry, and stakeholders over the next five years to improve safety standards and workplace practices while enhancing hazardous chemical laws.
Cladding on the Princess Alexandra Hospital will be removed and replaced after a building façade test in Melbourne has been completed.
Frontline health workers at several hospitals in Victoria will be safer at work with the rollout of behavioural assessment rooms in emergency departments as part of the NSW Government’s $40 million plan to protect healthcare workers from violence and aggression.
A series of events this week will shine the spotlight on electrical safety as part of Electricity Safety Week.
The Queensland Government has recently announced a revised recreational snorkeling code of practice for Queensland to make the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland’s other waterways safer for snorkelers.
Stage two of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) statewide roll out for body worn cameras (BWC) has commenced on Thursday increasing the total number of devices in use across Queensland to 5,100.
The WA Police Union has called for a national inquiry into the rate of suicides involving police officers across Australia.
Queensland Government’s new initiatives have significantly improved safety for staff, patients, and their families.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will conduct traffic management assessments between March and May 2017.
A car dealership employee has been fined $9500 plus costs of $12,052.75 over the death of a worker at the dealership more than three years ago.
Safe Work Australia publishes Decision Regulation Impact Statement on managing lead risks in the workplace
Safe Work Australia has recently published a Decision Regulation Impact Statement on Managing risks associated with lead in the workplace: blood lead removal levels and workplace exposure standard.
SafeWork NSW is urging businesses to ensure the safety of workers as temperatures.
A warehouse operator in Footscray, Victoria was fined $50,000 following an appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions over a 2015 incident, in which a truck driver suffered injuries by a falling wool bale.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) is reminding mining and petroleum operations throughout Western Australia to ensure contingency plans are in place in preparation for the cyclone for the cyclone season.
A union expressed concern over new figures released by Safe Work Australia showing that work fatality rate in WA worsened from 1.6 in 2014 to 2.6 in 2015.
Comcare will hold this year’s Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HSWA) Inspector Forum from 25 to 27 October.
A new website for the Virtual Seminar Series has been introduced by Safe Work Australia. The new website has been launched as the popular seminar series starts this month.
WorkSafe WA has recently issued a safety alert on chlorine gas use at aquatic centres following an incident where a person was exposed to chlorine gas in a workplace incident.
Legal proceedings against a national waste management company have commenced over a truck crash in Adelaide which killed two people.
Several incidents involving firefighting fatalities show that inadequate communication while working in fire grounds can cost the safety of emergency personnel and may contribute to the injuries and death of firefighters.