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Reset renews mine and quarry workers' safety focus

13 September, 2019

Almost 50,000 Qld mine and quarry workers have completed safety resets, after the state experienced six deaths of mine and quarry workers in 12 months.

WorkSafe WA to perform high-risk pressure vessel inspections

12 September, 2019

WorkSafe WA inspectors will be visiting plants with high-risk pressure vessels to help improve compliance with relevant safety regulations.

Mining companies pledge $96K in enforceable undertaking

05 September, 2019

Two mining companies are set to spend $96,000 as part of an enforceable undertaking, after they allegedly breached the Mining Act.

LinkSafe proven software streamlines contractor management

01 September, 2019 by David Erczmann*

It has become increasingly important for organisations to ensure contractors are pre-qualified, inducted and compliant. LinkSafe offers a management solution.

How outsourcing can help streamline contractor management

28 August, 2019 by Aaron Govindasamy, Director, Conserve

Outsourcing contractor management can help simplify the process of using contractors while allowing them to maintain regulatory compliance.

Meeting the latest health and hygiene monitoring requirements

14 August, 2019

Cority has announced two enhancements in line with Australian-specific health and hygiene monitoring requirements.

An integrated WHS and environmental management platform

12 August, 2019

ecoPortal launches integration with Environment Essentials to bring WHS and environmental legal obligations within a management platform.

Worker injured by imported pipe bender

05 August, 2019

Some imported equipment may not meet Australian Standards, SafeWork SA warned after a Chinese-imported pipe bender failed, injuring a worker.

Worker death prompts guidance on tree felling safety

05 August, 2019

The importance of maintaining an exclusion zone and effective communication when felling trees has been highlighted after a falling tree killed a worker.

DNRME seeks feedback on Qld mining "safety reset"

31 July, 2019

The safety reset will involve discussions between management, operational staff and relevant union representatives on risks and safe practices.

Crane's wire ropes slip in "major safety incident"

25 July, 2019

While no-one was injured, any issues with the crane — which is used to move shipping containers — could have "catastrophic consequences".

Farmers urged to consider quad bike risks this National Farm Safety Week

23 July, 2019

Quad bikes are a major cause of death and injury in rural workplaces. This National Farm Safety Week, Safe Work Australia is alerting farmers to quad bike risks.

WorkSafe Victoria releases guidance on AED use

09 July, 2019

WorkSafe Victoria has released new guidance on the use of automated external defibrillators to empower workers to use the device during a cardiac arrest crisis.

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.

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.

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