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Safety messages targeted at tradies

13 September, 2019 by Michael Blumberg*

'Target Tradies' is helping the Cancer Council and Black Dog Institute reach tradies on the job. Founder Michael Blumberg outlines the initiative.

Pack a snack for your midnight shift

28 August, 2019

New Australian research has found that a simple snack is shiftworkers' best choice for maximising alertness and productivity.

Handover tools and techniques for high-risk industries

27 August, 2019 by Natasha Doyle*

We take a look at some key handover tools and techniques identified in a recent study, which are used in energy production and other high-risk industries.

Pryme aids rescue workers in flood-hit Townsville

15 March, 2019

Keeping hydrated is important at the best of times, but never more so than when undertaking intensive rescue work.

Australian Secretary General for APOSHO

16 January, 2019

Bernie Doyle has been appointed Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Occupational Safety and Health Organization (APOSHO).

Mining partnership aims to create safer vehicles

01 November, 2018

Vehicle manufacturers have teamed up with the mining industry as part of a plan to develop safer and cleaner vehicles.

Smart PPE partnership to improve workplace safety

31 October, 2018

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) and Guardhat have partnered up to help create safer workplaces.

ISO 45001 published as joint Australian/New Zealand Standard

17 October, 2018

International standard for guiding a systems-based approach to occupational health and safety — ISO 45001 — has been published as a joint Australian/New Zealand Standard.

Adoption of ISO 45001

03 September, 2018

The adoption of ISO 45001 as a joint Australian and New Zealand standard has been formally accepted.

Talking about the impact of workplace injuries

15 August, 2018

Victorian workers from various industries share their stories about workplace health and safety issues as part of WorkSafe Victoria's awareness program.

Take a safety moment in October

13 August, 2018

During National Safe Work Month, Safe Work Australia is asking you to 'take a safety moment' to prevent harm in the workplace.

ABB F200 B Residual Current Devices (RCCBs)

05 July, 2018

ABB's F200 B Residual Current Devices (RCCBs) assist in detecting different waveforms of residual fault currents and operate when the electrical system has a high leakage current to ground.

WorkSafe investigating bee sting death

17 November, 2017

A young worker has been killed by several bee stings at a property in Dunkeld.

1 in 5 have near miss because of mobile phones — NRMA report reveals

09 November, 2017

An NRMA report into the impact of smartphone distractions behind the wheel has found over one in five (21%) drivers have been involved in a near-miss behind the wheel because the other driver was using a phone while driving.

Mentor program embraced in North West NSW

30 August, 2017

A pilot safety mentor program involving 15 businesses from across the north-west of NSW has been declared a success.

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