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Workers urged to take care during wet weather

17 June, 2019

WorkSafe Victoria is urging construction and farm workers to take extra safety precautions as wet weather increases risk of slips, trips and falls.

Mobile plant strikes horse race spectators

11 June, 2019

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland have issued an incident alert after a mobile plant struck spectators at a horseracing event earlier this year.

Return to Work program implementation deadline passes

11 June, 2019

With the 31 May deadline behind us, NSW businesses' Return to Work programs should now be compliant with the SIRA's 2017 guidelines.

Farmers produce new safety guide

30 May, 2019

A new farm safety guide has been released by SafeWork NSW in a bid to improve agricultural workers' health and safety.

Rigger pleads guilty, fined $4K, for two crushed workers

25 March, 2019

A recent guilty verdict and fine of a rigger has demonstrated once again that safety is not just the remit of the employer.

Drone start-up raises $3.5m

06 November, 2018

Drone technology has been developed to enable the safe inspection of inaccessible areas of underground mines, while improving the data collection.

Meercat RiskView Enterprise risk and control assurance software

19 September, 2018

Meercat RiskView Enterprise is cloud-based risk and control assurance software.

Businesses risk penalties for paying staff incorrectly

13 April, 2018

An audit is being carried out by the Fair Work Ombudsman on 1000 businesses across Australia.

Personal safety app developed for at-risk workers

01 December, 2017 by Carolyn Jackson

When New Zealand nurse Hannah Milward was personally confronted with a dangerous situation in the middle of the jungle, she set a plan in place to improve personal safety for all remote workers.

Konecranes compliance gap analysis for crane operations

07 September, 2017

The Konecranes compliance gap analysis service provides a qualified trained inspector to thoroughly evaluate and identify potential gaps in regulatory compliance in crane operations.

How this business reduced its WHS paperwork to one piece of paper

01 September, 2017 by Graham Martin

Are you bogged down with paperwork while trying to manage your WHS compliance?

Improving safety outcomes with online risk and compliance management

16 August, 2017

Managing risk and compliance is an essential part of any business, but it requires the effective management of documents.

The importance of compliance in the workplace

18 May, 2017

Compliance issues such as mismanagement of fatigue, unpaid training and extensive overtime hours can affect the wellbeing of employees and can even have flow-on impacts on customers. This Q&A with Peter Harte, Managing Director, Kronos ANZ SEA, discusses the importance of workplace compliance.

Sydney Water stops to recognise National Safe Work Month

17 November, 2016

As part of Sydney Water's commitment to improve safety across all sites, more than a thousand Sydney Water staff literally 'Stopped for Safety' as part of National Safe Work Month.

Workplace chemical evaluation undertaken by Safe Work Australia

21 September, 2016

Safe Work Australia will oversee an evaluation of more than 600 chemicals to minimise the risk of adverse health effects on workers.

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