Suicide stigma broken down by Mates in Construction program

19 October, 2017 by

In an effort to prevent suicide among construction workers, more funding has been provided for the Mates in Construction program.

West Gate Bridge collapse tragedy remembered at service

19 October, 2017 by

A public memorial service has been held to mark the 46th anniversary of the West Gate Bridge collapse.

Road safety advocate awarded at ACRS2017

19 October, 2017 by

The ACRS Fellowship has been awarded to leading safety advocate, Samantha Cockfield.

FIFO mental health in focus with new funding

18 October, 2017 by

A new mental health research project has been funded to provide further support to the fly-in fly-out (FIFO) sector.

Finding the most efficient incident reporting system for your business

17 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: SCRIM Safety First

When something happens in the workplace, there needs to be an effective system in place for the reporting of that incident.

Are you aware of your safety obligations at work?

17 October, 2017 by

Eight in 10 businesses do not fully understand their workplace safety obligations, according to new research.

Businesses urged to consider mental health training

13 October, 2017 by

The Red Cross is urging businesses to treat mental health with the same level of seriousness as physical health and safety during Mental Health Awareness Week in October.

Important updates to Electrical Safety Act

13 October, 2017 by

There have been two recent changes to the Electrical Safety Act 2002.

Company fined over skid-steer loader death

13 October, 2017 by

A conviction and fine have been handed down to a recycling company following the death of one of its workers.

Energy sector develops mental health strategies

13 October, 2017 by

The energy sector has released a mental health and wellbeing strategy as part of a national energy mental health and wellbeing forum in Melbourne.

New independent medical examinations panel to be established for WorkCover Qld

09 October, 2017 by

WorkCover Queensland's independent medical examinations (IME) panel will be undergoing a review.

Raising the standard on sun protective clothing

06 October, 2017 by

Faced with some fo the highest skin cancer rates in the world, the Australian sun protective clothing standard has been revised to include body coverage minimums.

Focus on bullying for National Safe Work Month

05 October, 2017 by

Safe Work Australia is running a bullying seminar for Safe Work Month this October.

Serious head injuries result from hydraulic jack accident

04 October, 2017 by

A worker who was struck in the head by a portable hydraulic jack in September has sustained serious injuries.

Safe workplaces named as finalists for Victorian WorkSafe Awards

04 October, 2017 by

Twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals have been nominated for their outstanding contributions to making workplaces safer and helping injured employees return to work.

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