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The importance of workplace autonomy for wellbeing

26 April, 2017 by

Increased autonomy at work leads to happier, healthier employees, new research has found.


New WorkCover pain intervention guidelines available

26 April, 2017 by

New pain intervention guidelines have been released by WorkCover Queensland.


Improving driver behaviour using technology

26 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: MiX Telematics

Road safety is a priority for companies that conduct a large number of deliveries.


Does your organisation have a dedicated health and wellbeing program?

12 April, 2017 by

The NSCA Foundation polled work health and safety professionals in the last Safe-T-Bulletin, and via the NSCA website, and received the following result for the question: Does your organisation have a dedicated health and wellbeing program?


ISO standards address workplace design

11 April, 2017 by

To help businesses and experts design workplaces that encourage employee satisfaction and wellbeing, ISO has developed several International Standards addressing the issues of ergonomics in the design of work systems.


Workplace injury claims reach nearly 26,000 in Victoria

11 April, 2017 by

Almost 26,000 workers were injured seriously enough in Victoria during 2016 to make a claim, according to new WorkSafe data.


Three ways to keep remote workers safe across multisite businesses

11 April, 2017 by Tim Dowling, General Manager Commercial Operations, Australia at Vault Intelligence | Supplied by: Vault Intelligence

Multisite businesses and 'remote' workers are increasingly the norm in today's economy.


WHS laws independently audited in Queensland

07 April, 2017 by

An independent reviewer has been appointed to audit work health and safety laws for the Queensland Government.


How workplaces can help breastfeeding employees

07 April, 2017 by

Employer policies can make it more difficult for the mothers of new babies to continue breastfeeding, despite the health benefits associated with this practice.


Fine issued to company over severed fingers

07 April, 2017 by

A landscaping and outdoor timber supplier has been fined over an incident that saw its employee lose two fingers while using an unsafe rotating blade saw.


Do you think Government is doing enough to provide effective workplace health and safety measures and policies?

29 March, 2017 by

The NSCA Foundation polled work health and safety professionals in the last Safe-T-Bulletin, and via the NSCA website, and received the following result on the question: Do you think Government is doing enough to provide effective workplace health and safety measures and policies?


World Health Day 2017

29 March, 2017 by

The World Health Organization's World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year and this year's theme is 'Depression: let's talk'.


Commit to creating a safer work environment

21 March, 2017 by

It is everyone's responsibility to ensure that their workers return home the same way they left it, without injury.


Mine fatality report now available

15 March, 2017 by

A report into a fatality at the Ridgeway Mine near Cadia in 2015 has now been released.


Brisbane Breakfast Forum wrap-up

15 March, 2017 by

Thank you to the 117 people who attended the NSCA Foundation Brisbane Breakfast Forum on 1 March at Park Regis North Quay.


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