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Lend Lease to introduce mental health and suicide prevention training

09 March, 2015

Lend Lease has launched a new industry partnership with MATES in Construction in Sydney.

Council signs up to TruckSafe program

27 October, 2014

In a bid to improve safety and professionalism of trucking operators in its local area, The District Council of Yanklilla will sign up to the TruckSafe industry accreditation program.

CleanSpace Respirator Online Training Program

17 October, 2014

The CleanSpace Respirator Online Training Program provides web-based interactive modules covering aspects of CleanSpace products: setting up, operating, battery and filter information; and cleaning and storage.

How organisational culture impacts WHS performance

15 October, 2014

Safe Work Australia has released a video that explores how an organisation's culture impacts on safety and what people can do to shift it in the right direction.

Your ageing workforce - are you helping them stay injury-free and healthy?

09 October, 2014 by Terry Wong*

There is no denying that the Australian workforce is getting older. So what's the solution?

Mine Safety courses for mine rescue teams in Queensland

21 August, 2014

RFDS, QMRS and St John Ambulance have launched a dedicated medical training program for members of mine rescue teams across the state.

One in five serious workplace injuries involve a tradie, according to APA's health report

04 August, 2014

As part of the tradies awareness month, the APA has engaged carpenter Kyal and qualified physiotherapist Kara from the Nine Network TV show The Block to champion this cause.

Driving culture change is key to improving safety in the workplace

01 August, 2014

Global consultants DuPont Sustainable Solutions warns that too much attention is being paid to 'ticking the box' with regulations and not enough time and effort is being invested in driving cultural change across the workforce.

Online hazard training in New Zealand

31 July, 2014

People who deal with hazardous substances in the workplace can now complete the training and certification they require online.

Youthsafe young worker training programs

24 July, 2014

Youthsafe has a number of services and products designed to address young worker safety.

Pilz launches new Robot Safety course

27 June, 2014

Pilz has seen a rising demand for robotic safety systems and has recently designed a new robot safety training course to provide those who integrate robotic systems with a comprehensive understanding of the essential requirements of robot safety.

Mind the gap - preventing falls through voids

24 April, 2014

After it was identified as one of the major issues on house construction sites, WorkCover NSW has launched a campaign with local builders and subcontractors to prevent falls through stair voids and produced a special safety video to help get the message across.

Certification of OHS professionals

22 April, 2014

At the recent OHS Leaders Summit 2014, a panel discussed the new voluntary certification process for OHS professionals which is being launched in June this year as part of the OHS Body of Knowledge project, funded by WorkSafe Victoria.

Accreditation for fire protection technicians - ensuring safety through professional recognition

22 April, 2014 by Joseph Keller - Communications Manager, FPA Australia

FPA Australia has developed the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) to validate the competency of individuals conducting 'inspect and test' work activities on fire protection systems and equipment in Australia.

The alarming cost of stress

02 April, 2014 by Janet McCulloch - Managing Partner, Leadership Dimensions

One of the key reasons for the alarming cost of stress-based lost time and claims payout is that many managers feel ill-equipped to have conversations that they perceive as an "invasion of another's personal space".

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