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Report reveals the cost of workplace injury, illness in Australia

11 June, 2024

Research conducted by Monash University has found that between 2012 and 2017, the equivalent of 41,000 full-time jobs were lost due to people taking time off work.

Call for feedback on new Return to Work Victoria pilots

20 May, 2024

Return to Work Victoria has asked organisations with the capacity to deliver mental health services to provide information for two new pilots that aim to help injured workers return to work.

Union welcomes Premier's patient transport announcement

15 December, 2022

The Victorian Ambulance Union has welcomed Premier Dan Andrews' promise to establish a review into the de-privatisation of patient transport.

Vic research institute commends Apprenticeships Taskforce

09 November, 2022

The McKell Institute has praised the Victorian Government after it pledged to establish an Apprenticeships Taskforce to ensure tradespeople are working in safe environments.

Stress, burnout behind exodus from construction sector

20 October, 2022

Australian construction leaders have reported losing skilled workers due to high levels of stress and burnout in the sector, according to new research from Procore.

Data-driven OHS: a practical approach

17 August, 2022

How the fundamentals of data collection in OHS still matter in the age of digitalisation and pandemics.

CBD: The Missing Key

14 June, 2022

The endocannabinoid system helps regulate crucial functions in our bodies; it may be the missing link as to why CBD can have such a profound effect on people.

Noggin for Healthcare Industry Pack

09 July, 2021

The Noggin for Healthcare Industry Pack is a flexible mobile platform designed to support operations across hospitals and entire healthcare systems.

NSW Quarterly Safety Report details latest mining hazards

14 December, 2020

The Quarterly Safety Report for July to September 2020 has been released for mining operators in NSW, outlining industry- and sector-specific information.

Report: 53% work-related fatalities decrease between 2007 and 2019

26 November, 2020

A report released by Safe Work Australia has revealed that the rate of work-related fatalities has decreased by 53% between 2007 and 2019.

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.

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