Leadership equity in safety to empower workers01 April, 2010
Every organisation wants long-term growth and profit. A company’s long-term success - what the Australian Institute of Management calls ‘corporate endurance’ - recognises the critical necessity of ‘people’ performance. Therefore, a company has a vested interest in looking after the safety and wellbeing of its people. People drive business performance - up or down. People are a company’s key competitive advantage or disadvantage.
Abigroup appoints new safety chief15 February, 2010
Abigroup has appointed Graeme Silvester as its new National Safety Manager.
Leading occupational stress and injury authority joins DuPont Safety Resources09 February, 2010
One of Australia's leading experts in occupational stress and injury has joined DuPont Safety Resources.
Risk management conference speaker: manage fatigue or face liability11 November, 2009
A keynote speaker at the forthcoming Risk Management Institution of Australasia conference will discuss the significant safety risks associated with shift workers and the methodologies available to mitigate these risks.
Safety workshops for small and medium Queensland businesses05 August, 2009
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will be conducting a series of free safety workshops throughout the state for small and medium businesses over the months of August to November 2009.
Queensland Mine Safety and Health Commissioner appointed04 August, 2009
Queensland's first Mine Safety and Health Commissioner has recently been appointed.
Safety initiative for labour-hire market24 July, 2009
A labour-hire company has taken the initiative to promote workplace safety amongst all of its candidates.
Tom Phillips appointed Chair of Safe Work Australia Council05 June, 2009
A new chairperson has been appointed to head the newly formed Safe Work Australia Council, the replacement for the Australian Safety and Compensation Council.
WorkCover focus on young worker safety27 April, 2009
During the month of April, WorkCover NSW has launched a number of initiatives aimed at educating young workers about workplace safety.
Australian safety pioneer dies24 March, 2009
Pioneering OHS professional Dr Eric Wigglesworth died on the weekend, just days short of calling for systemic change to the profession he helped found.
WorkSafe inspectors wanted04 February, 2008
WorkSafe is currently advertising for its latest intake of new inspectors, and is encouraging interested candidates to seek further information.
New deputy for NSW Workers Compensation Commission18 December, 2006
A new deputy president has been appointed to the NSW Workers Compensation Commission.
ASCC seeks safety experts15 November, 2006
The ASCC is looking for health and safety experts to make up an Occupational Health and Safety Workers Compensation Expert Panel.