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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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