A recent WorkSafe WA inspection program on high-risk work licences in Perth and regional WA has revealed pleasing results to the safety regulator.
Following the collapse of a bridge in the ACT in 2010, the ACT Government has put in place more rigorous monitoring of the construction of structures.
The NSW Minerals Council stated that mine safety is its primary concern when it announced a new underground dust monitoring initiative.
The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council recently met to review the performance of initiatives to improve mine safety in the state.
Continuing on from our discussion on the impact of human errors with workplace accidents, Part 2 presents guidance on how to make safe behaviour a habit for workers in their workplace.
A recent Safe Work Tasmania report identifies the significant link between mental stress and workplace injuries.
An Australian Institute of Company Directors survey states that the personal liability aspect of OHS laws is stifling Australian business.
WorkSafe is calling on Victorian employers and workers to ensure high safety standards are in place after a spate of serious incidents in a week.
Human error prevention specialist Cristian Sylvestre analyses the human and environmental conditions that frequently lead to workplace accidents and injuries.
A report from the NSW Minerals Council provides encouraging information about the improvements in safety in the NSW mining industry.
Cancer Institute NSW reports that the number of mesothelioma cases in NSW won’t peak for another 5-10 years, with the annual number of cases increasing four-fold since 1980.
An insurance and risk adviser firm has called on safety professionals to get more involved with senior executives to ensure their companies and management fully comprehend their new responsibilities under the new OHS Act.
WorkSafe Victoria has reported its lowest-ever injury rate and solid financial results over the past financial year.
Baulderstone has set a new benchmark for safety at an Australian Defence Department project in Townsville, North Queensland.
The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner recently released its ‘Biannual Report July to December 2009’, an analysis on OHS data collected from reports from accredited construction companies for the second half of the 2009 calendar year.