Business

Australian mining stands united on safety against COVID-19

20 April, 2020

The country's mining sector has united on safety amid COVID-19 and "the most significant disruption to daily life since the Second World War".


Contractor relations: safety challenges of outsourcing

08 April, 2020

Outsourced relationships can lead to challenges in the management of safety, as a 2020 British research report into client firms and subcontractors reveals.


Step up protective measures for miners in camps

08 April, 2020

The Queensland Government has urged mining companies to provide more protective measures for staff in mining camps, to reduce the spread of COVID-19.


New South Wales sets out regulatory intent during COVID-19

07 April, 2020

SafeWork NSW has released a statement of regulatory intent to outline its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in accordance with WHS legislation.


Mining through COVID-19

03 April, 2020

Key representatives of Australia's mining workers and companies, together with regulators, have issued statements supporting safety in the face of COVID-19.


Greencap Cm3 Online Contractor Prequalification System

03 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Greencap Limited

Greencap's Cm3 contractor prequalification system allows users to find suitable contractors from a wide database, based on WHS capabilities and practices.


OFSC amends operations in light of COVID-19

01 April, 2020

The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner has introduced temporary changes in audit processes for the Work Health and Safety Accreditation Scheme.


Work in the time of corona: risk management for COVID-19

31 March, 2020

With the number of COVID-19 cases rising in Australia, WorkCover Queensland has advised employers and workers to manage work health and safety risks.


Work from home mobile app: free for six months

30 March, 2020

Safe365 has announced that its smartphone app will be freely available for the next six months to small and medium-sized enterprises on their Starter Plans.


Minerals industry working together amidst COVID-19 crisis

26 March, 2020

The Minerals Council of Australia has revealed that the minerals sector is working to ensure worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.


SafeWork SA temporarily closes customer front counter

25 March, 2020

To minimise face-to-face interaction amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, SafeWork SA has temporarily closed its Customer Service Front Counters.


Industry welcomes latest COVID-19 economic response

24 March, 2020

The building and construction and trucking industries have welcomed the Australian Government's second coronavirus stimulus package, announced on 22 March.


Coronavirus advice for NSW workplaces

24 March, 2020

SafeWork NSW has issued advice for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on managing the coronavirus outbreak in their workplace.


WorkSafe Vic notes $650m after tax loss in half-year results

20 March, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has recorded an after tax loss of $650m for the six months to December 2019; a $275m improvement since December 2018.


Workplace Health & Safety Show postponed

19 March, 2020

In response to the ban on all non-essential indoor gatherings of more than 100 people, the Workplace Health & Safety Show has been postponed to 2021.


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