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ACT workers reminded to complete silica training

02 June, 2023

WorkSafe ACT has reminded PCBUs to ensure that all workers who may be exposed to silica dust as part of their work have completed training about crystalline silica before 1 July 2023.

Heart and Brain Works psychosocial hazard audits

01 June, 2023

Heart and Brain Works offers psychosocial hazard audits that use quantitative and qualitative data to help clients understand the root causes of hazards.

Enhancing Workplace Safety through Training

01 June, 2023

By investing in workplace safety training, companies empower their workforce, comply with regulations, and foster a positive work environment.

Tips for improving workplace risk awareness

24 May, 2023

Around 13% of spinal cord injuries in Australia are experienced in the workplace, according to a 2018 report by The Australian Institute for Health and Welfare.

The importance of first aid training in workplace safety

10 May, 2023

First aid training has been highlighted as a key part of workplace safety, following the release of a 10-year government injury and fatality reduction strategy.

Virtual reality training program to make firefighting safer

06 April, 2023

FLAIM Systems, the developer of a fully immersive virtual reality firefighting training system, has received $6.7 million in funding from Breakthrough Victoria.

New mental health training programs for managers

05 April, 2023

The Black Dog Institute has launched two new mental health training programs for leaders in the workplace, to improve mental health outcomes for employees.

VR training lab boosts workplace safety

05 April, 2023

A new virtual reality training lab for the resources industry has been opened in Mackay, providing more diverse training options for workers.

Prioritising safety: The importance of employee training in industrial operations

01 April, 2023

Industrial accidents are frequent and companies must prioritise safety in the workplace. Risks can be minimised by properly training employees and implementing protocols for safe work operations.

Digital tech to improve safety in construction sector

24 February, 2023

Researchers from Victoria University have combined high-tech tools with engineering and architecture to improve safety training in the construction industry.

Aussie seafood sector launches safety program, Sea Safe

24 February, 2023

The Australian seafood industry has launched Sea Safe — a four-year program that aims to improve worker safety by driving culture improvement and change.

MTA NSW calls for government funding for EV safety training

08 February, 2023

MTA NSW has called for government funding to help the automotive industry upskill its workforce by providing electric vehicle (EV) safety training.

Delivering best practice for workers' mental health

23 January, 2023

Since January 2021, the OzHelp Foundation has been delivering its Health in Gear program to transport and logistics workers all throughout Australia.

Resources sector launches workplace sexual harassment campaign

07 December, 2022

A national campaign has been launched to help address workplace sexual harassment in the resources sector by reinforcing a clear expectation of behavioural standards.

Employers urged to look out for young workers this holiday season

05 December, 2022

With many young workers seeking holiday jobs, employers have been urged to ensure that new starters receive the training they need to work safely.

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