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Qld mines urged to prioritise safety during storm season

01 December, 2023

Queensland's safety regulator for the resources sector has called on mine sites to put the safety of workers first during storm season.

New MoU to mark National Asbestos Awareness Week

20 November, 2023

The National Association of Testing Authorities has signed an MoU with the Victorian Asbestos Eradication Agency to ensure the reliability of asbestos testing in government buildings.

SWA campaign urges workers to be silica smart

17 November, 2023

A new phase of the 'Clean Air. Clear Lungs.' occupational lung diseases campaign from Safe Work Australia aims to improve understanding of the hazards of silica dust.

NT council enters enforceable undertaking after near drowning

15 November, 2023

A Northern Territory council has committed to $76,500 in safety reforms after one of its workers almost drowned while operating an amphibious weed harvester.

NSW, Vic conduct construction safety blitz

10 November, 2023

SafeWork NSW and WorkSafe Victoria have conducted a cross-border inspection of construction sites to reduce the risk of falls and exposure to asbestos.

SafeWork NSW issues warning after concerning trend

03 November, 2023

SafeWork NSW has issued a warning for businesses about fines of up to $50,000 and potential prosecution should they fail to report workplace incidents.

SafetyIQ Safety Management Software

01 November, 2023

The Safety Management Software from SafetyIQ is designed for organisations operating in high-risk environments or with dangerous equipment.

Big Ass Fans Cool-Space evaporative cooler

01 November, 2023

The Big Ass Fans Cool-Space evaporative cooler uses only water and air movement to create a cool environment.

WorkSafe ACT cracks down on residential construction safety

27 October, 2023

Repeat offenders in the ACT's residential construction industry have been urged to improve health and safety standards for all workers.

SWA releases guidance for workplace asbestos registers

08 September, 2023

Safe Work Australia has published a guide to help employers understand how to develop and maintain a comprehensive asbestos register.

Safety blitz shines light on trenching risks

07 September, 2023

WorkSafe inspectors have visited 32 construction sites in inner Melbourne to raise awareness of exclusion zones and fencing around trenches, and battering excavations.

How Standards Australia Store's Custom Subscription service is changing the way organisations access standards

30 August, 2023

A Custom Subscription from the Standards Australia Store could transform the way critical safety standards are accessed and managed.

SWA seeking incident notification framework feedback

01 August, 2023

Safe Work Australia is seeking feedback about improving the operation of the incident notification provisions in the Model WHS laws.

Preventing psychological harm in the construction industry

26 July, 2023

Construction workers under significant pressure are reporting psychological distress and suicidal thoughts, according to a study by UniSA.

Mastering workplace safety: the power of WHS software

17 July, 2023 by Dr Manuel Seidel, Founder & CEO, ecoPortal

WHS software enables companies to move from a net-zero, compliance-based focus to a synergistic, organisation-wide transformation in culture.

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