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Safety management today: 5 key problems

07 September, 2021 by David Provan, Managing Director, Forge Works

A safety management and organisational change expert sets out five key problems with the way that many organisations are managing safety today.


AMMA mental health framework to aid resources and energy sector

06 August, 2021

AMMA has launched the Resources and Energy Industry Workforce Mental Health Framework, to help employers maintain mentally healthy workplaces.


Standards Australia provides free course for NSW construction sector

30 July, 2021

In July, to assist NSW trades professionals to boost their skills during lockdown, Standards Australia provided temporary free access to a construction course.


Affirmer web- and mobile-based learning solution

21 July, 2021

Affirmer's web- and mobile-based learning solution provides customised learning through a range of digital technologies, such as AR, VR and animation.


Safety Champion software

13 July, 2021

Developed by OHS/WHS consultants, Safety Champion software helps businesses meet their compliance duties, with 13 modules for effective safety management.


Hydraulics-focused training academy boosts distributor safety

22 April, 2021

The Hydraulink Academy has delivered a training course to boost the safety qualifications of two Queensland distributors, Hose Corp and Nebo Motors.


Fleetcoach driver safety training

01 April, 2021

Fleetcoach has developed a range of driver training plans, focusing on fleet management, driver safety and wellbeing.


Help in working through the workplace regulatory maze

01 December, 2020

Safety for Life has developed 'SHERM Software', to streamline business efficiencies with a high emphasis on compliance, risk management, training and competency.


Audit program sets sights on mining aviation safety

28 October, 2020

The Basic Aviation Risk Standard program, implemented by the Flight Safety Foundation, has reduced aviation accidents in the mining sector since 2012.


OFSC audit activities revised due to COVID-19 restrictions

14 August, 2020

Federal Safety Commissioner David Denney has revised the OFSC Audit Arrangements in Victoria to reflect changes in the construction industry due to COVID-19.


Fraudulent construction training courses offered online

21 July, 2020

As misleading websites offer discounted white card courses, NT workers must attain their white card through an approved registered training organisation.


VBA investigations uncover 12 unregistered plumbers

29 June, 2020

The Victorian Building Authority has taken enforcement action against 12 unlicensed or unregistered plumbers, following inspections across the Gippsland region.


Milestone 500 companies reached for WHS Accreditation Scheme

25 June, 2020

The Federal Safety Commissioner's Work Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme has achieved a notable milestone, with 500 companies now accredited.


WA jobseekers misled by construction training courses

27 May, 2020

Construction jobseekers in Western Australia are being misled by a training provider that offers 'introductory' courses at reduced prices.


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.


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