Safety management today: 5 key problems

07 September, 2021 by David Provan, Managing Director, Forge Works | Supplied by: Forge Works

A safety management and organisational change expert sets out five key problems with the way that many organisations are managing safety today.

Mine death leads to 38 charges and $37.1m in possible penalties

06 September, 2021

Bootu Creek mine operator OM (Manganese) and its chief operating officer are facing 38 charges for reckless conduct after the death of a mine superintendent in 2019.

WA publishes new Work Health and Safety Act information online

03 September, 2021

Information about Western Australia's new Work Health and Safety Act has been published online, to help people understand their health and safety duties.

ETU calls for mandatory female toilets across Aussie worksites

27 August, 2021

Mandating women's amenities in worksites across Australia could help bridge the gender gap in male-dominated industries, according to a report from the ETU.

NSW Resources Regulator provides COVID-19 advice for mine workers

20 August, 2021

The NSW Resources Regulator has published updated information for mine operators, regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak and the enactment of COVID-19 protocols.

Using digitisation to streamline construction site safety

16 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Vanguard Wireless Pty Ltd

Vanguard Wireless and HammerTech have integrated their digital platforms to help customers implement best practice safety measures on construction sites.

AMMA mental health framework to aid resources and energy sector

06 August, 2021

AMMA has launched the Resources and Energy Industry Workforce Mental Health Framework, to help employers maintain mentally healthy workplaces.

Milestone reached for labour hire licensing in ACT

03 August, 2021

Following the implementation of the Labour Hire Licence Scheme in May 2021, WorkSafe ACT has received 100 applications from labour hire providers.

Standards Australia provides free course for NSW construction sector

30 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

In July, to assist NSW trades professionals to boost their skills during lockdown, Standards Australia provided temporary free access to a construction course.

Vic renews COVID-19 guidance to ensure workplace safety

29 July, 2021

Victorian employers must continue to notify WorkSafe Victoria upon becoming aware that an employee has received a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

Two separate trench collapses prompt safety warning for SA

28 July, 2021

SafeWork SA has issued a safety alert, after two separate incidents led to workers being trapped and sustaining serious injuries when trenches collapsed.

Qld construction industry calls for more COVIDSafe practices

23 July, 2021

The Queensland Government and unions have urged the state's construction industry to stay safe and implement COVIDSafe measures to stay out of lockdown.

Workplace Health & Safety Show postponed to 2022

21 July, 2021

The Workplace Health & Safety Show has been rescheduled to 2022, due to the ongoing uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Affirmer web- and mobile-based learning solution

21 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Affirmer

Affirmer's web- and mobile-based learning solution provides customised learning through a range of digital technologies, such as AR, VR and animation.

Procore Safety Essentials

21 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Procore Technologies, Inc.

Procore Technologies has launched Safety Essentials, a content-as-a-service offering that helps construction companies align with COVID-19 guidelines.

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