Fraudulent construction training courses offered online21 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 plumbers29 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 Scheme25 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 courses27 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 risks26 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 mines19 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-1901 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 workplaces24 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 disorders20 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 workplace06 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 training02 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 training18 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 levels05 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 case09 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 students23 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.