ACT workers reminded to complete silica training02 June, 2023
WorkSafe ACT has reminded PCBUs to ensure that all workers who may be exposed to silica dust as part of their work have completed training about crystalline silica before 1 July 2023.
Heart and Brain Works psychosocial hazard audits01 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Heart and Brain Works
Heart and Brain Works offers psychosocial hazard audits that use quantitative and qualitative data to help clients understand the root causes of hazards.
Partnership to deliver safer, more efficient drone flights31 May, 2023
Drone management software provider Unleash live has partnered with UTM solutions provider AstraUTM to enhance the safety and efficiency of drone operations.
Perth mechanic fined for employment record breaches25 May, 2023
A mechanic has been fined for failing to keep a record of employee start and finish times and for failing to produce employment records for an industrial inspector.
Tips for improving workplace risk awareness24 May, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd
Around 13% of spinal cord injuries in Australia are experienced in the workplace, according to a 2018 report by The Australian Institute for Health and Welfare.
R U OK? launches resources for young apprentices, trainees18 May, 2023
R U OK? has released free resources to empower apprentices and trainees with the knowledge to have meaningful conversations and foster supportive friendships.
Prioritising worker wellbeing to prevent illness and injury17 May, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd
The Workplace Health & Safety Show aims to help employers effectively develop workplace wellbeing programs to support worker mental health.
Nominations open for 2023 WorkSafe Awards17 May, 2023
Now in their 34th year, the WorkSafe Awards recognise the achievements of those who have contributed to reducing workplace harm or improving outcomes for injured workers.
Electrical Safety Act open for consultation17 May, 2023
Queenslanders are encouraged to have their say on proposed amendments to the Electrical Safety Act; feedback on key issues can be submitted until 27 June 2023.
The importance of first aid training in workplace safety10 May, 2023
First aid training has been highlighted as a key part of workplace safety, following the release of a 10-year government injury and fatality reduction strategy.
Theme revealed for National Safe Work Month 202308 May, 2023
Safe Work Australia has released the theme and campaign kit for National Safe Work Month, taking place in October 2023.
Qld takes steps to further support worker safety08 May, 2023
The Queensland Government has accepted all 31 recommendations of a review into the Work Health and Safety Act and taken steps to manage silica dust in construction and manufacturing.
Blitz highlights safety issues along Vic, NSW border28 April, 2023
Inspectors from WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW have visited construction sites in Albury and Wodonga to boost workplace safety.
WA Govt continues to tackle sexual harassment in mining27 April, 2023
The WA Government is continuing its efforts to eliminate sexual harassment in the mining sector, with the Mental Awareness, Respect and Safety Program launching new initiatives.
MTAA voices support for National Electric Vehicle Strategy20 April, 2023
The Motor Trades Association of Australia has welcomed the National Electric Vehicle Strategy, which aims to incentivise consumers to use more fuel-efficient vehicles.