Workplace standing desks less healthy than first believed

16 February, 2018 by

Standing desks in the workplace may not be as healthy as first thought, according to new research.

First responders to receive greater trauma support

16 February, 2018 by

Greater protections are required for frontline service personnel who witness trauma in their line of work, according to the Tasmanian Labor Party.

Industry leaders to exhibit at Workplace Health and Safety Show

15 February, 2018 by

The exhibitor list for the Workplace Health and Safety Show 2018 has been expanded, with new technology, processes and products on display.

Spill Station Australia founder passes away

13 February, 2018 by

Bruce Cartwright, founder of Spill Station Australia, died peacefully on 6 February.

Crush injury leads to fine and conviction for car repairer

13 February, 2018 by

A fine has been issued to a Dandenong car repairer after a mechanic was crushed by a vehicle on an incorrectly operated hoist.

NTC's updated load restraint guide available online

12 February, 2018 by

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released an updated load restraint guide on its website.

ADAO to hold 14th annual asbestos awareness conference

09 February, 2018 by

The 14th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference has now been announced by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO).

Victorian truck driver killed on dairy farm

09 February, 2018 by

A truck driver has died after his vehicle made contact with overhead power lines on a dairy farm near Albury–Wodonga.

Construction company fined for ignoring unsafe scaffolding warning

07 February, 2018 by

An ignored warning about unsafe scaffolding has led to a fine and conviction for a Ballarat construction company.

Women making a difference at SAFETYconnect

06 February, 2018 by

Inducted into a Canadian Safety Hall of Fame, Eldeen Pozniak, CEO of Pozniak Safety Associates, has been announced as the international keynote speaker at the upcoming SAFETYconnect conference being held in Brisbane this August.

New return-to-work program launched for injured workers

06 February, 2018 by

A return-to-work program for injured workers will soon be starting in Girraween, western Sydney.

Road safety ideas launched at FatigueHACK

02 February, 2018 by

FatigueHACK is being held for industry to work through safety issues surrounding driver fatigue management.

Multiple workplace deaths and injuries over 48 hours

31 January, 2018 by

Three separate workplace incidents have taken place in Victoria over a period of two days.

Industry calls for the PM to act on road safety

29 January, 2018 by

An open letter highlighting the need for greater road safety has been sent to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Safety reforms implemented in Bangladeshi garment industry

29 January, 2018 by

Following an incident that claimed more than 1100 lives in a Bangladesh garment factory, a new International Labour Organization (ILO) program has been implemented to improve industry safety.

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