Two agricultural workers killed in separate truck incidents

22 June, 2017 by

Two agricultural workers have been killed in separate incidents in country Victoria, according to a WorkSafe Victoria report.

Businesses share expertise in safety mentoring program

20 June, 2017 by Amy Steed

Helping other organisations achieve their safety goals is a big priority for Maria Hooker, the National WHSE Manager for Allied Mills.

Vegie business fined for tractor and fall safety breaches

16 June, 2017 by

A Gippsland company specialising in vegetable growing, processing and distribution was convicted and fined $85,000 for two separate incidents in which one worker was run over by a tractor attachment and another fell into an uncovered drainage pit, reported WorkSafe Victoria.

How clean is the air?

15 June, 2017 by

Standards Australia recently completed revisions of two standards addressing air quality.

New wiring safety rules to be introduced

13 June, 2017 by

A new edition of Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 is due for release later in the year.

Study shows under-reporting of workplace injuries

13 June, 2017 by

A confidential survey suggests that only 4% of work injuries are actually reported.

Farmer quad bike safety the focus of Tamworth meeting

13 June, 2017 by

A quad bike safety meeting has been held in Tamworth, focusing on ways to support farmers in adopting new safety practices.

Tram design enhancement wins SWA's Good Design award for 2017

13 June, 2017 by

The winner of Safe Work Australia's Award for Good Design for 2017 is Bombardier Transportation Australia for its Melbourne tram E2-class design enhancement.

Victorian OHS court ruling

06 June, 2017 by

Federal entry permits will now need to be held by union officials who are providing occupational health and safety (OHS) assistance to health and safety representatives (HSR) in Victorian workplaces.

Workplace wellness and safety in focus at Safety in Action

06 June, 2017 by

One in five Australian workers reported taking time off work due to feeling mentally unwell in the past 12 months.

SCRIM Safety First cloud-based health and safety software management suite

06 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: SCRIM Safety First

SCRIM Safety First is a cloud-based health and safety software management suite based on Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Electricity retailer recognised for safety initiative

02 June, 2017 by

The Safeguard NZ Workplace Health and Safety Award has been won by King Country Energy (KCE).

SafeWork NSW urges safe businesses to participate in awards

31 May, 2017 by

The 2017 SafeWork Awards recognise both businesses and individuals who have improved safety and injury management within their workplace.

Leaders breakfast hones in on workplace psychological safety

31 May, 2017 by

Psychological safety is a key issue in the workplace, with 36% of employees aged 25–34 demonstrating concern that mistakes they make at work will be held against them.

'Black lung, white lies' report released

31 May, 2017 by

The Parlimenatary Committee Inquiry into the re-identification of Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis in Queensland has released a report.

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