Business

Guidelines to promote understanding of WHS Entry obligations

11 June, 2021

SafeWork SA has published guidelines and information about entry permit holders, to help foster an understanding of expectations under the WHS Act.


Asbestos removalist suspended for safety breaches

04 June, 2021

SafeWork SA has cracked down on asbestos removalists, issuing an immediate suspension to a Class B asbestos removal licence holder for safety breaches.


Company director sentenced to record prison term in WA

03 June, 2021

Western Australia records its first imprisonment for a work health and safety offence, and the sentence is the longest imprisonment term ever imposed in Australia.


ISO 37301: keeping on top of compliance

26 May, 2021 by Trishan Khan, Business Development Manager, Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Modern organisations across several industries are turning to paperless solutions to manage their compliance through compliance management systems.


Study highlights risks of economic growth for WA workforce

14 May, 2021

Research shows that a booming economy could lead to increased pressures on workers in the manufacturing and construction sectors, leading to a spike in workplace injuries.


Make mental health a priority in the workplace

14 May, 2021 by Marie Kinsella, Chief Executive Officer, IEC Group Australia | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

A mentally healthy workplace and increased employee engagement are interdependent — by looking after employees' mental wellbeing, productivity will rise.


Revised standard highlights boiler safety

12 May, 2021

Standards Australia has published a revised standard that outlines the safety requirements for the operation of boilers and pressure equipment devices.


Fine for "disgraceful" disregard of asbestos safety

05 May, 2021

A Queensland painter has been fined $3000 for failing to protect the public or workers from asbestos while painting a Norman Park house.


Workplace Health & Safety Show returns to Sydney

28 April, 2021

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will return to Sydney from 7–8 September 2021, with live demonstrations, seminars, panels and interactive forums.


Feedback sought for amendments to mine and petroleum site laws

26 April, 2021

Interested parties can now provide feedback regarding proposed amendments to legislation about work health and safety and mines and petroleum sites.


SWA resources mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work

23 April, 2021

Safe Work Australia has released resources to help individuals and businesses mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as well as Workers' Memorial Day.


Hydraulics-focused training academy boosts distributor safety

22 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Hydraulink

The Hydraulink Academy has delivered a training course to boost the safety qualifications of two Queensland distributors, Hose Corp and Nebo Motors.


Qld calls on nation to catch up with its labour hire laws

21 April, 2021

Three years after the implementation of its labour hire laws, Queensland has called on the Australian Government for national action to protect workers.


Entries open for WorkSafe Tasmania Awards 2021

15 April, 2021

Entries have opened for the WorkSafe Tasmania Awards; the awards recognise the efforts of individuals and organisations to promote work health and safety.


MCA commends government response to Respect@Work Report

14 April, 2021

The Minerals Council of Australia has committed to working with the Australian Government to implement legislative reforms to stamp out workplace sexual harassment.


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