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.
New statistics released by the state's workers compensation authority show a significant fall in death and injury rates in NSW workplaces.
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.
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.
William S. Pike, Managing Director, Brady Australia, discusses some of the biggest challenges facing the safety industry in 2016.
How will advancing technologies affect our workplace in terms of managing safety and the role of the safety professional?
Could repairing health and safety issues in the workplace lead to increased morale among workers? Stacey Wagner provides her opinion.
Businesses that lack true leadership often fail to instil a safety culture, which usually impacts on the businesses' sustainability potential.
Australian businesses have lost out financially and many cannot guarantee their supply chains are free from malpractice, a CIPS survey has revealed.
A worker was killed in a robot accident at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany on 29 June 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.
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.
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 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.
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.