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Safety improvements for frontline healthcare staff

27 February, 2017 by

The Victorian Government continues to invest in additional safety measures to reduce and prevent violence in hospitals and mental health services for the benefit of frontline workers and patients alike.


Knee pain management improved by online treatment

23 February, 2017 by

Knee osteoarthritis is estimated to affect nearly one million Australians, with a new online trial aimed at helping to manage the condition.


Seminar on new Global Standard for Health and Safety

22 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

Bureau Veritas and myosh have teamed up to provide a free information seminar on the new Global Standard for Health and Safety, as well as show how technology can help to streamline some of the more time-consuming aspects of staying compliant. The seminar will be held in Sydney in March.


Nail salon fined for disregarding health and safety

22 February, 2017 by

A New Zealand-based nail salon has been fined after an inspection discovered the company was using a banned substance to glue artificial nails onto customers' nails.


More deaths and injuries investigated by WorkSafe Victoria

21 February, 2017 by

Three incidents are being investigated by WorkSafe in Victoria, after two men died and another suffered critical head injuries.


Worker injuries lead to fine for earthworks business

21 February, 2017 by

A $90,000 fine has been issued to a Bathurst earthworks business after two workers were injured during an excavation.


Collision at mine site results in injury

15 February, 2017 by

A light vehicle has collided with an entry gate at the Mount Arthur coal mine near Muswellbrook, resulting in serious injuries, according to a NSW Resources Regulator report.


Call for crash victims to participate in study

13 February, 2017 by

Road crash victims are being recruited for a new injury impact study being carried out by the Recover Injury Research Centre.


The real cost of psychosocial safety at work

10 February, 2017 by Janine Nicholson and Sarah O'Leary | Supplied by: myosh - HSEQ Management Software

A new report by Safe Work Australia explores the importance of psychosocial safety at work, focusing on the financial impact it can have on businesses.


Smartphone app focuses on taxi driver health and safety

09 February, 2017 by

With almost almost two out of three Australian taxi drivers reporting high levels of psychological distress, a new app is being trialled to boost their health.


Lack of sleep wreaks havoc on health and safety

09 February, 2017 by

A large number of Australians do not get enough sleep, damaging their health and the productivity of the nation.


WorkSafe, Victory deal spreads safety message to sports fans

08 February, 2017 by

Soccer team Melbourne Victory has signed a sponsorship deal with WorkSafe Victoria, which will enable the organisation to spread its safety message to thousands of fans.


Nanomaterials safety explored at Spanish conference

07 February, 2017 by

While the use of nanomaterials has created a great deal of interest, some of their properties have given rise to concern that they may be harmful to humans.


PTSD sufferers access faster treatment trial

06 February, 2017 by

Australians suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will benefit from a trial with Australian Defence Force Personnel that provides faster treatment.


More support for building health and sustainability

02 February, 2017 by

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) have released a guidance document that will both support the health and wellbeing of people inside buildings as well as ensure sustainability.


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