Perth researchers have completed a comprehensive study into Australian workers and their exposure to ultraviolet radiation - a known human carcinogen.
The downturn in Australia's mining boom has taken a chunk out of some mining workers' pay packets, according to a survey of safety and environmental workers conducted by safesearch.
Based on the official ISO 9001 standard, SAI Global has provided its six foolproof steps to instill quality processes in your business.
Safety benchmarking company Global Safety Index (GSI) is offering organisations a global benchmarking service on their safety performance and is said to be the first business in the world to do so.
The Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity is working to create new devices that test a worker's alertness signals and dynamic lighting systems that can reset the body clock and directly activate the brain to improve alertness and performance.
Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, is a term which was developed to describe an epidemic of work-related arm and hand pain reported in Australia in the 1980s. While work-related arm and hand pain was and still is common, this particular epidemic was unusual in that it involved workers not previously considered as being at risk.
SAI Global partners with local and overseas manufacturers to ensure sun- and heat-safe products comply with Australian and international quality and safety standards. Richard Donarski, team leader health and safety, product services at SAI Global, provides his top tips for outdoors workers to stay safe this summer.
According to a report from NSW Trade & Investment, a tyre on an underground development jumbo exploded shortly after being topped up with compressed nitrogen in a surface workshop, injuring one person.
Studies by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) indicate the dust stirred up by wind and restless cattle at dairies does contain bacteria, fungi and small bacterial remnants such as endotoxins. But these potentially problematic particles are not found at high levels far beyond the barnyard.
A survey conducted by WorkPro has indicated that awareness of bullying and discrimination in the workplace has improved ahead of a significant change in government regulation covering the issue.
As we head into the summer months, WorkCover NSW is urging all businesses and workers in the region to protect themselves when working in the heat.
WorkSafe Victoria inspectors began visiting retail stores across Victoria this week to remind shop owners and their staff about safety during the busy Christmas and New Year sales rush.
Recommendations from South Australia's young workers are included in a recently launched strategy that aims to reduce injuries and fatalities in the workplace.
Health researchers from Massey University and the Cancer Society of New Zealand will host a forum investigating how best to protect people from cancer in the workplace.
Safe Work Australia has released a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on Stevedoring to support the public comment process for the draft Code of Practice: Managing Risks in Stevedoring.