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CEO Insights: William S. Pike, Managing Director, Brady Australia

18 January, 2016

William S. Pike, Managing Director, Brady Australia, discusses some of the biggest challenges facing the safety industry in 2016.

The future of safety technology

10 December, 2015 by Stacey Wagner, Myosh

How will advancing technologies affect our workplace in terms of managing safety and the role of the safety professional?

Ways to boost workplace morale through safety

01 October, 2015 by Stacey Wagner

Could repairing health and safety issues in the workplace lead to increased morale among workers? Stacey Wagner provides her opinion.

Why 'felt' leadership is integral to safety in a business

13 July, 2015 by Les Mapstone of DuPont

Businesses that lack true leadership often fail to instil a safety culture, which usually impacts on the businesses' sustainability potential.

Supply chain vulnerabilities posing safety risks to businesses: survey

10 July, 2015

Australian businesses have lost out financially and many cannot guarantee their supply chains are free from malpractice, a CIPS survey has revealed.

Man killed by robotic factory machinery

03 July, 2015

A worker was killed in a robot accident at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany on 29 June 2015.

Could nodding off at work improve safety?

30 April, 2015

Welnis Labs and Metronaps, manufacturer of napping pods, have teamed up to get Australians nodding off at work - all in the name of productivity, workplace wellness and worker safety.

Manufacturing: high rates of insurance claims and focus of national WHS strategy

30 April, 2015

The manufacturing industry reportedly holds second spot in the number of serious workers compensation claims of any industry in Australia, according to recent data from Safe Work Australia, and will be a main focus of the national work health and safety strategy.

Builders urged to secure sites over the Christmas break

11 December, 2014

Victorian WorkCover Authority Manager of Construction Practices Allan Beacom said builders and site supervisors could take a number of simple measures to prevent unauthorised access to sites over the summer holiday period.

Mental health and safety in the mining industry - new research

08 October, 2014 by Dr Carole James, Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle

Mental health problems and their impact on workplace safety and productivity is a growing issue for the mining industry. The Mental Health and Mining program at the University of Newcastle is actively engaged in research with the coal mining industry.

DIDO road safety: a shared responsibility

01 October, 2014 by Teegan Modderman*

While many companies have implemented, or are working towards implementing, vehicle monitoring systems and fatigue detection technology on-site, a gap remains in the safety of drivers who are travelling to and from work. This area needs further exploration and attention.

Putting food safety first

24 September, 2014

Food safety is something we all take for granted and put our trust in manufacturers and the government to enforce 'paddock to plate' safety protocols.

Construction safety a focus on both sides of the border

25 August, 2014

Victorian and NSW health and safety inspectors will be active along the Victoria and NSW border this week in an ongoing campaign to promote construction site safety in the region.

Test environment for future road safety has opened in Sweden

25 August, 2014

Recently opened in Sweden, the AstaZero full-scale road safety test environment is able to test all modes of road transportation and all traffic situations.

The down side to clean hands

22 August, 2014

A University of California, San Francisco study has found antibacterial soap exposes health workers to high triclosan levels.

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