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Victoria "on notice" ahead of new workplace manslaughter laws

14 February, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has put out a call to all Victorian workplaces to put health and safety first ahead of new workplace manslaughter laws in force from July.


OFSC accredited companies survey: 2019 results

05 February, 2020

We take a look at the Office of the Federal Safety Commission's results from a 2019 survey of WHS Accreditation Scheme building and construction companies.


Support line managers, safeguard mental health

11 December, 2019

Line managers are not being given sufficient support to safeguard the mental health and wellbeing of their workers, 2019 survey research suggests.


3 tiers of construction safety leadership

04 December, 2019

A report released last month finds that 30% of Australian construction firms are 'safety first' — the highest rank in a 3-tier WHS model.


Britain releases 2018–19 work health and safety figures

29 November, 2019

Stress levels are at an 18-year high for working Britons, the figures show. We also compare UK fatality trends with recently released Australian data.


At sea with mental health

18 November, 2019

Employers need to take a more 'proactive approach' to addressing the challenges that come with working at sea, research suggests.


'Sportier' approach could help tradies tackle soreness

20 August, 2019

An Australian Physiotherapy Association survey finds that 69% of tradies believe it is normal to be sore due to their work; 'warming up' could help.


Coalmine workers speak out on mine safety risk factors

02 August, 2019

Declining job security in coalmining is a major mine safety risk factor, according to a survey conducted by the CFMEU.


Drivers support restrictive apps on phones: study

24 May, 2019

The majority of drivers would be prepared to install apps which restrict their use of mobile phones, provided they can still talk and listen to music.


Top 15 safest companies revealed

01 May, 2019

A list of the top 15 safety-conscious companies has been developed using data from SafetyCulture clients.


The dangers of work stress and limited sleep

29 April, 2019

The risk of cardiovascular death increases threefold in stressed workers with impaired sleep, according to a new study.


How a late bedtime could pose safety risks

27 March, 2019

Workers who go to bed late have slower reaction times and this could compromise safety, according to a new international study.


How understanding body clocks can aid shift workers

18 March, 2019

Understanding the individual timing of a person's body clock could be the key to increasing alertness in shift workers, according to a new study.


70% of workers dehydrated, study shows

03 December, 2018

Occupational safety and performance in seven out of 10 workers is negatively affected by heat stress and failure to maintain water balance.


Jobs at Home Day raises safety awareness

14 November, 2018

In December, Victorian workers will be given the opportunity to celebrate the important jobs they do at home for their families.


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