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Suicide prevention program launched for construction industry

13 March, 2023

The OzHelp Foundation has launched a program that builds on mental health and wellbeing foundations for industries in which workers are most at risk of suicide.

Survey reveals mental health struggles of tradespeople

25 August, 2022

A survey conducted by Steel Blue and Beyond Blue has revealed that one in five Aussie tradespeople wouldn't tell anyone if they had depression.

Program provides mental health support for emergency service volunteers

23 May, 2022

An online program has been launched to teach mindfulness and a range of cognitive strategies to emergency services volunteers.

Celebrating women in EHS: nominations open

24 March, 2022

SAI360 has opened nominations to recognise outstanding women in environment health and safety, as part of a special online tribute.

Joanne Farrell new Chair of Safe Work Australia

17 February, 2022

Joanne Farrell has commenced as Chair of Safe Work Australia for a three-year term.

Strong safety culture: its importance during the pandemic

08 November, 2021

A strong safety culture is a key goal for any organisation. During the pandemic, how can safety professionals and workplaces ensure that safety is kept front of mind?

Tasmanian Govt appoints new Chief Inspector of Mines

15 June, 2021

Andrew Tunstall has been appointed as the Chief Inspector of Mines, after previously serving as the Principal Inspector of Mines since 2008.

New app prioritises mental wellbeing, safety of miners

15 June, 2021

The Australian minerals industry has taken steps to support the mental health and resilience of its workforce through the launch of the MineWell app.

Study highlights risks of economic growth for WA workforce

14 May, 2021

Research shows that a booming economy could lead to increased pressures on workers in the manufacturing and construction sectors, leading to a spike in workplace injuries.

Signs your workplace does not take mental health seriously

29 October, 2020

The Black Dog Institute is urging workplaces to proactively support employees who need mental health support by implementing proven programs.

Two regional deaths prompt WorkSafe WA investigation

23 September, 2020

WorkSafe WA investigators are inspecting two separate incidents that led to the deaths of two men in Emu Flats and Benger.

Qld Mines Minister announces resignation from politics

15 September, 2020

Queensland's mining and resources sector has described Mine Safety Minister Anthony Lynham as a safety reformer, following news of his retirement from politics.

NSW Govt introduces pop-up COVID-19 testing for truckies

31 August, 2020

The NSW Government has unveiled pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics in Narrandera and Tarcutta, to introduce safety measures for freight workers during the pandemic.

Advisory group established to improve workplace safety

20 August, 2020

The NSW Government has established the Family and Injured Worker Support Group to help shape NSW workplace policy and support services.

Senior miners appointed to Qld safety board

10 June, 2020

Four senior miners have joined the body that sets and maintains the standards for safety roles in Queensland's mines.

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