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WorkSafe Vic notes $650m after tax loss in half-year results

20 March, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has recorded an after tax loss of $650m for the six months to December 2019; a $275m improvement since December 2018.

Sound ground support methods improve underground mining safety

12 March, 2020

Research-based engineering design methods help make the Western Australian underground mining sector safer, more cost-effective and more productive.

The evaluation of adhesive bonding safety: a techno-economical approach

04 March, 2020 by Dr Martin Brandtner-Hafner*

A specalist in assessment and benchmarking of adhesives and composites for high-tech industries outlines some safety-relevant findings from a recent study.

Why workplace diversity means better business

23 May, 2018

A diverse workplace tends to improve productivity and business performance, according to a white paper from Thomas International.

IoT for WHS mining applications could be on the rise

03 October, 2017

40% of mining organisations have plans to deploy IoT solutions within the next 18 months, with almost half expecting IoT to drive improvements to the health and safety of staff, according to a new research report.

Energise your safety culture

01 September, 2017 by Andrew Russell, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Actrua

As we think about strategies to energise your safety culture, you are encouraged to think a bit broader than what is perhaps the traditional safety remit.

Safety software providers integrate for better service

19 July, 2017

Safety software providers Vault Intelligence and Tap into Safety have integrated to provide mental health and hazard perception training.

Data analytics improves maintenance of essential safety measures

16 May, 2017

Maintaining essential safety measures (ESM) requires access to analytics and data collation to manage technician performance and track revenue and costs.

Genetic cause for shift work fatigue discovered

28 November, 2016

Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Researchers have now found that a melatonin receptor gene influences tolerance to shift work.

Safety the key to regaining public trust in Dreamworld

04 November, 2016

As the focus shifts from criticism of Ardent Leisure's public response following last week's Dreamworld tragedy to how the company will rebuild and regain the public's trust, Deakin PR expert Ross Monaghan offers his insight on how the company can recover.

Family business reduces its WHS paperwork to one piece of paper

10 August, 2016

Mountford Plumbing adopted the Donesafe WHS management platform to help them deal with the mounting complexity of safety management.

Climate change endangering Australia’s industrial assets

09 June, 2016

Climate change is making storms like the one that has wreaked havoc on Sydney this week more damaging, risking industrial, road, rail and other infrastructure assets.

NSW work deaths lowest in 20 years

17 May, 2016

New statistics released by the state's workers compensation authority show a significant fall in death and injury rates in NSW workplaces.

Air pollution damaging our health: report

04 April, 2016

While Sydney air pollution may not be on the same level as places like Hong Kong, the effect of particles in the air is still damaging our health, says a new report.

How to guard against compromised fitness apps

24 March, 2016

Connected fitness bands and other wearables, along with their smartphone fitness apps, are booming for both business and consumer markets, but they also present vulnerabilities.

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