Mechanic fined after fatigue-related fatal car crash

28 September, 2023

A Victorian mechanic has been convicted and fined $115,000 following the death of a roadside assistance driver in a fatigue-related crash in 2018.

WorkSpace Week prioritises workers most at risk of spinal injury

20 September, 2023

WorkSpace Week is an annual national campaign that helps prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders for workers most at risk of spinal injuries.

Lift company enters $240,000 enforceable undertaking

19 September, 2023

A Victorian lift company will spend more than $240,000 to improve health and safety outcomes, after failing to provide information and training before commencing high-risk construction work.

icare finalises introduction of six claims service providers

19 September, 2023

NSW state-owned insurer icare has introduced six new claims service providers, including Allianz, GIO and QBE, to better support workers and employers.

Using AI to improve psychosocial safety

18 September, 2023

Nearly half of Australian workers experience stress during much of their working day, according to research.

SWA releases guidance for workplace asbestos registers

08 September, 2023

Safe Work Australia has published a guide to help employers understand how to develop and maintain a comprehensive asbestos register.

Safety blitz shines light on trenching risks

07 September, 2023

WorkSafe inspectors have visited 32 construction sites in inner Melbourne to raise awareness of exclusion zones and fencing around trenches, and battering excavations.

WorkSafe to hit the road for Health and Safety Month

07 September, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria will visit 17 locations across Victoria in October, hosting free, expert-led events to mark Health and Safety Month.

Simlog Skid Steer Loader Simulator

01 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Simlog skid steer loader simulator from Bestech Australia is designed to provide training in operating a typical skid steer loader in a construction environment.

WorkSpace Week to help improve workers' spinal health

01 September, 2023

WorkSpace Week is an annual national campaign that aims to help prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders for Australian workers, so they can work well anywhere.

Program revealed for Workplace Health and Safety Show

31 August, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

The Sydney Workplace Health and Safety Show has announced the line-up of speakers for its Spotlight Stage, a two-day program that forms part of the show's interactive seminars and workshops.

Submissions open for Hunter Safety Awards

29 August, 2023

Applications are now open for the 2024 Hunter Safety Awards, which recognise businesses and individuals in the region who demonstrate innovative approaches to workplace health and safety.

Call for comment open on WA electricity code

29 August, 2023

The Work Health and Safety Commission is seeking public comment on a new draft code of practice about managing electrical risks in the workplace.

Preparing for a psychosocial hazards inspection

21 August, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

Employers are obligated to identify and address psychosocial hazards within the workplace, under the new WHS safety regulations.

A pre-construction checklist for regulatory safety compliance

17 August, 2023 | Supplied by: PlanRadar

Regulatory compliance assists the construction industry with adhering to established standards and guidelines, thereby mitigating potential risks and liabilities.

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