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SafeWork SA contacts businesses to manage COVID-19 risks

26 May, 2020

As businesses reopen in South Australia, SafeWork SA will be contacting employers via phone to provide guidance and help manage the risks of COVID-19.


COVID-19 exercise a success for Far West mines

19 May, 2020

PANDEMINEIUM, a virtual underground mine collapse exercise, was performed at NSW mines to test the effectiveness of new COVID-19 operating constraints.


OFSC amends operations in light of COVID-19

01 April, 2020

The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner has introduced temporary changes in audit processes for the Work Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme.


Coronavirus advice for NSW workplaces

24 March, 2020

SafeWork NSW has issued advice for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on managing the coronavirus outbreak in their workplace.


SafeWork SA campaigns to reduce musculoskeletal disorders

20 January, 2020

SafeWork SA is performing a compliance and safety awareness campaign, to reduce work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the manufacturing industry.


How to conduct a safety audit of your workplace

06 December, 2019 by Penny Geftakis*

Regularly conducting workplace safety audits can help mitigate or prevent injuries and fatalities. Penny Geftakis offers five steps to a proper safety audit.


Academy for hydraulics-focused training

02 December, 2019

Hydraulink announced in November 2019 that it is setting up a training school to offer a range of hydraulics-focused training programs.


Fail safely: why VR is a game changer for safety training

18 September, 2019 by Ken Kencevski*

VR allows real-life hazards to be experienced in a virtual environment. Ken Kencevski outlines its benefits, applications and recent uptake.


Workplace bullying occurs at all levels

05 September, 2019

In this episode of EML's Inappropriate Corporation, Dave learns that bullying can occur at all levels of an organisation.


Lack of training a factor in injured worker case

09 July, 2019

A June 2019 ruling by a Queensland court emphasises the need for young workers to receive appropriate training.


Virtual reality CPR training rolled out for Vic students

23 May, 2019

New virtual reality CPR training has just been launched by St John Ambulance Victoria, providing students with real-life scenarios from which to learn.


Supermarket chain introduces defibrillators at all stores

13 May, 2019

Woolworths is planning to roll out defibrillators at all of its stores across Australia, in an effort to save lives.


Safety Wise ICAM Incident Investigation training resources

01 March, 2019

Safety Wise offers free ICAM Incident Investigation resources including incident reconstruction videos and sample reports to assist with training and toolbox talks.


WHS women offered funding grants

17 January, 2019

Scholarship funding for women who work in the WHS sector is being made available by Women & Leadership Australia.


Identifying dangerous structural issues in buildings

07 December, 2018

Unstable ground can lead to structural issues with a building, affecting worker safety and business operations.


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