ACT workers reminded to complete silica training02 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 audits01 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 Training01 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 awareness24 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 safety10 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 safer06 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 managers05 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 safety05 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 operations01 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 sector24 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 Safe24 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 training08 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 health23 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 campaign07 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 season05 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.