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SAFETYconnect 2018 registrations now open

14 December, 2017 by

Registrations are now open for SAFETYconnect 2018, incorporating the NSCA Foundation's National Safety Conference.


Quad bike safety investigation on the way

12 December, 2017 by

A taskforce has been established by the ACCC so that an investigation into quad bike safety can be carried out.


Hand crushing prompts fine and conviction for cleaning company

12 December, 2017 by

A conviction and $30,000 fine has been issued to a commercial cleaning company after one of its workers had his hand crushed at a Cobram meat processing facility.


Workplace death and serious injuries at Leitchville incident

07 December, 2017 by

A workplace incident at Leitchville has led to the death of one worker and life-threatening injuries for a second worker.


Personal safety app developed for at-risk workers

01 December, 2017 by Carolyn Jackson | Supplied by: Verisafe

When New Zealand nurse Hannah Milward was personally confronted with a dangerous situation in the middle of the jungle, she set a plan in place to improve personal safety for all remote workers.


OSPRI bans quad bikes amidst safety concerns

30 November, 2017 by

Quad bikes have been banned by primary industries services company OSPRI, due to a recent spate of accidents involving these vehicles.


Workplaces are less safe for older workers

28 November, 2017 by

More needs to be done to keep older workers safe, according to a new study.


Innovative mental health app recognised with award

28 November, 2017 by

A mental health app designed help lower depression and suicide risk has been awarded at the 2017 UNSW Innovation Awards.


Fair Work audits businesses in Albury–Wodonga

24 November, 2017 by

Audits are being carried out on businesses across Albury–Wodonga, to ensure they are complying with their workplace obligations.


Ignored asbestos recommendations could put lives at risk

24 November, 2017 by

Coalition senators have been accused of putting industry profit ahead of workers' lives, after they rejected the asbestos import recommendations from a Senate Committee inquiry report.


Mining Emergency Response Competition in Perth

24 November, 2017 by

The seventh annual Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) will be held on the grounds of Langley Park in Perth on 25 and 26 November 2017.


Calls for a better rehabilitation framework for injured workers

22 November, 2017 by

Without a consistent framework to operate within, many rehabilitation providers have been left confused about what is expected of them in supporting the injured worker, according to icare.


How to maintain a safe workplace and minimise legal liability

20 November, 2017 by Alena Titterton, Clyde & Co partner | Supplied by: Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore Pte Ltd

Employers are reminded to remain proactive about workplace safety, after National Safe Work month has concluded for another year.


WorkSafe investigating bee sting death

17 November, 2017 by

A young worker has been killed by several bee stings at a property in Dunkeld.


Can you tell when your colleagues are stressed?

16 November, 2017 by

The way a person perceives stress also impacts the way they view the health and productivity of their workers, according to a new study.


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