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Model WHS laws to be critiqued by public consultation

21 February, 2018 by

A public consultation has been opened by Safe Work Australia to examine how model WHS laws are working in practice.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 488

14 February, 2018 by

Does your employer have a sun protection policy for its outdoor workers? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Self-efficacy scale could help reduce workplace stress

14 February, 2018 by Amy Steed

New research into how workers manage stressful situations has the potential to assist leaders with promoting a mentally healthy workplace.


Crane drops 32 tonnes of concrete

13 February, 2018 by

An investigation is underway after a crane dropped a 32-tonne precast concrete structure to the ground in Dandenong.


Shipping company faces charges over deckhand death

09 February, 2018 by

Charges have been laid against a Darwin shipping company following the death of a deckhand.


GPs to receive clinical guideline for workplace mental injuries

09 February, 2018 by

A guideline to help GPs with the diagnosis and management of work-related mental health conditions is now open for public consultation.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 486

31 January, 2018 by

Have you ever experienced sexual harassment at work? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Fatalities prompt confined space warning

31 January, 2018 by

WHSQ is reminding all workplaces of the dangers of working in confined spaces following a tragic incident in January where two men died inside a tanker.


Trucking company gets harsher fine after appeal

30 January, 2018 by

An inadequate penalty handed to a trucking company has been successfully appealed by WorkSafe WA.


ISO 45001 to be published in March

30 January, 2018 by

It has been announced that ISO 45001 is set to be published in March.


Company fined after woman hit by tree

30 January, 2018 by

A NZ tree removal company has been convicted and fined after a woman was hit by a falling palm tree.


Mechanic run over while working on vehicle

24 January, 2018 by

A worker has been run over by the vehicle he was servicing on sloping ground.


Workplace fall leads to fractured skull and company fine

17 January, 2018 by

A building company on the Gold Coast has been fined $65,000 after a worker fell and fractured his skull.


Fatigued workers urged to prioritise their safety

16 January, 2018 by

Tired workers are reminded to take care and prioritise their safety, as people begin to return to work after the Christmas break.


Workplace-related diseases on the rise

15 January, 2018 by Amy Steed

While statistics tend to focus on occupational injuries for the most part, there is an increasing need to hone in on illnesses and diseases arising from the workplace.


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