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Fine for "disgraceful" disregard of asbestos safety

05 May, 2021

A Queensland painter has been fined $3000 for failing to protect the public or workers from asbestos while painting a Norman Park house.


Workplace Health & Safety Show returns to Sydney

28 April, 2021

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will return to Sydney from 7–8 September 2021, with live demonstrations, seminars, panels and interactive forums.


Feedback sought for amendments to mine and petroleum site laws

26 April, 2021

Interested parties can now provide feedback regarding proposed amendments to legislation about work health and safety and mines and petroleum sites.


SWA resources mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work

23 April, 2021

Safe Work Australia has released resources to help individuals and businesses mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as well as Workers' Memorial Day.


Hydraulics-focused training academy boosts distributor safety

22 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Hydraulink

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


Qld calls on nation to catch up with its labour hire laws

21 April, 2021

Three years after the implementation of its labour hire laws, Queensland has called on the Australian Government for national action to protect workers.


Entries open for WorkSafe Tasmania Awards 2021

15 April, 2021

Entries have opened for the WorkSafe Tasmania Awards; the awards recognise the efforts of individuals and organisations to promote work health and safety.


MCA commends government response to Respect@Work Report

14 April, 2021

The Minerals Council of Australia has committed to working with the Australian Government to implement legislative reforms to stamp out workplace sexual harassment.


Nominations open for 2021 WorkSafe Awards

09 April, 2021

Nominations are open for Victoria's 2021 WorkSafe Awards, to celebrate individuals and businesses that have made a difference to workplace health and safety.


Fleetcoach driver safety training

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Fleetcoach

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


Campaign gives workplace safety a common language

01 April, 2021

WorkSafe Victoria has launched a multilingual campaign to inform non-English speakers about key safety issues in the workplace, in 19 languages.


Vic urges workplace safety prioritisation after 65 died in 2020

29 March, 2021

Victorian employers and workers have been urged to prioritise workplace health and safety, after 65 workers died in 2020.


Strengthening safety compliance in preparation for continued change

23 March, 2021 by Craig Salter, Founder, Safety Champion Software | Supplied by: Safety Champion Software Pty Ltd

Ensuring safety compliance activities continue to operate to a high standard, and in line with the legal frameworks, will be a continuing challenge of 2021.


Ethical mining: stocks drop for companies linked to human rights abuses

16 March, 2021

International research has found that human rights abuses by mining companies can negatively impact their sharemarket value, fuelled by negative media coverage.


Mandating COVID-19 vaccination: when is it lawful and reasonable?

08 March, 2021 by Patrick Walsh, Director, DW Fox Tucker Lawyers | Supplied by: DW Fox Tucker Lawyers

We can now prevent people from developing COVID-19, but when is it lawful and reasonable for employers to direct employees to undergo vaccination against COVID-19?


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