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New safety chapters published by IChemE

26 April, 2017 by

Two new chapters for the Occupational Health and Safety Body of Knowledge have been published by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Safety Centre and the Safety Institute of Australia (SIA).


Gender pay gap improved by gender balance in leadership

19 April, 2017 by

Female managers earn 26.5% less than their male counterparts per year, according to research by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).


WorkHealth program tackles mental health

19 April, 2017 by

Employers will be empowered to make mental health a priority in the workplace with the introduction of a new WorkHealth program.


Carnival injury prompts WorkSafe investigation

19 April, 2017 by

An investigation is underway after a five-year-old boy fell from a carnival ride in Rye.


World Day for Safety and Health at Work — ILO targets OSH data

06 April, 2017 by

Improving the capacity to collect and use occupational safety and health (OSH) data is the focus of the ILO's campaign for the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work.


World Day for Safety and Health at Work

06 April, 2017 by

World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers' Memorial Day (World Day) are recognised internationally on Friday, 28 April.


One thousand injury-free days at Gates Australia

06 April, 2017 by

Gates Australia has reached 1000 days without any of its staff sustaining a 'lost time' injury at work.


Workers compensation claims on the decline, report shows

03 April, 2017 by

Workers compensation statistics have been released in a new report, which shows that claims are on the decline.


NSW small businesses receive safety mentors

03 April, 2017 by

NSW businesses have been given an opportunity to improve safety in their workplaces, with SafeWork NSW launching its 2017 Mentor Program.


Why my attitude towards safety shifted

29 March, 2017 by Paul Carson – PBF Injury Prevention Workplace Presenter | Supplied by: PBF Australia

Two seconds is all it took for one man's life to change forever. Paul Carson shares his personal story to potentially prevent someone else suffering the same fate.


Three tractor deaths under investigation

29 March, 2017 by

Tractor safety is being highlighted by WorkSafe Victoria, as investigations get underway into three workplace deaths.


Losing weight can lead to greater happiness

20 March, 2017 by

New research released to coincide with the International Day of Happiness (20 March) reveals that when we feel good about ourselves physically, it can lead to us taking greater care of other areas in our life, shifting momentum to a happier you.


Two more workplace deaths under investigation

20 March, 2017 by

Two separate workplace deaths are currently being investigated by WorkSafe Victoria, involving a truck driver and a farmer.


Keynote speaker announced for SAFETYconnect 2017

16 March, 2017 by

Stephen Woolger, Manager Health & Safety at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), has been announced as one of the keynote speakers at SAFETYconnect 2017.


WHS report released by Safe Work Australia

16 March, 2017 by

A new report has been released by Safe Work Australia that focuses on the processes for gathering and communicating work health and safety performance information.


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