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SafeWork NSW launches electrical safety blitz

01 February, 2023

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW will be visiting worksites across the state to increase safety and awareness of electrical hazards such as overhead powerlines.


SA Government to act on SafeWork SA review

31 January, 2023

The South Australian Government has released an independent review into the practices and processes of SafeWork SA.


Truck driver fined $50K for workers compensation fraud

31 January, 2023

A truck driver has been ordered to pay more than $50,000 after he was discovered to be secretly working while receiving workers compensation payments.


Raise awareness of lifting safety at Global Lifting Awareness Day 2023

27 January, 2023

Manufacturers, suppliers and end users are encouraged to share material that promotes safe load lifting on Global Lifting Awareness Day, 13 July 2023.


Delivering best practice for workers' mental health

23 January, 2023 | Supplied by: OzHelp Foundation

Since January 2021, the OzHelp Foundation has been delivering its Health in Gear program to transport and logistics workers all throughout Australia.


Register now for Australian Manufacturing Week

19 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Ltd

Registrations are now open for Australian Manufacturing Week (AMW2023), held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) from 9–12 May 2023.


2022 WorkSafe Award finalists put safety in the spotlight

18 January, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria has announced the finalists for the 2022 WorkSafe Awards, recognising those who have contributed to improving workplace health and safety.


Driver fatigue incidents on the rise

22 December, 2022 | Supplied by: AutoSense

Data from cameras installed in vehicles is being used in a series of workshops to highlight the dangers of driver fatigue and distraction on the road.


NSW program aims to triple women in construction sector

16 December, 2022

The NSW Government has released the $10 million Industry Innovation grant program, to support industry-led initiatives and triple the number of women working on construction sites.


Union welcomes Premier's patient transport announcement

15 December, 2022

The Victorian Ambulance Union has welcomed Premier Dan Andrews' promise to establish a review into the de-privatisation of patient transport.


Qld Govt releases guidance to manage heat in the workplace

09 December, 2022

The Queensland Government has reminded employers to protect their workers from heat-related illness, as temperatures rise to over 40°C.


LinkSafe Forms

09 December, 2022 | Supplied by: LinkSafe Pty Ltd

LinkSafe has launched LinkSafe Forms — a flexible, easy-to-use cloud-based solution that helps facilitate onsite data capturing.


Why action must be taken on truck driver health

07 December, 2022 by Amy Steed

Research shows that the health of many male truck drivers is in peril, with 6067 lives predicted to be lost within a decade.


2022 WHS Excellence Showcase Champions revealed

07 December, 2022

The recipients of the inaugural WHS Champions Showcase awards, formerly known as the SafeWork Awards, have been revealed during a ceremony at the Maritime Museum.


Resources sector launches workplace sexual harassment campaign

07 December, 2022

A national campaign has been launched to help address workplace sexual harassment in the resources sector by reinforcing a clear expectation of behavioural standards.


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