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High potential incidents: an untapped goldmine to drive safety improvements

17 March, 2020 by James Pomeroy* | Supplied by: Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited

Focusing on the potential of an incident rather than the outcome provides fertile ground to improve safety, but it requires changes in how we engage, investigate, learn and measure.


Disaster & Emergency Management Conference 2020

17 March, 2020

The Disaster & Emergency Management Conference enables attendees to develop strategies and skills to improve search and rescue operations.


NT WorkSafe launches campaign about workplace safety

17 March, 2020

The Homecomings campaign launched by NT WorkSafe strives to act as a reminder for workers and businesses to prioritise workplace safety.


Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws

16 March, 2020

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, employees and employers must be aware of their entitlements and obligations, as per workplace health and safety laws.


Two deaths over tragic Labour Day weekend

13 March, 2020

Two workers have died in separate incidents over the Labour Day long weekend in Victoria; WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the deaths.


Sound ground support methods improve underground mining safety

12 March, 2020

Research-based engineering design methods help make the Western Australian underground mining sector safer, more cost-effective and more productive.


Learn from the British Corporate Manslaughter experience

12 March, 2020 by Marie Kinsella* | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

'Lessons we can learn from the British Corporate Manslaughter experience' will be presented by Ian Wallis at the Workplace Health & Safety Show, 27–28 May 2020.


The evaluation of adhesive bonding safety: a techno-economical approach

04 March, 2020 by Dr Martin Brandtner-Hafner* | Supplied by: Fracture Analytics

A specalist in assessment and benchmarking of adhesives and composites for high-tech industries outlines some safety-relevant findings from a recent study.


2016 Dreamworld tragedy Coroner findings released, Queensland promotes "world class" safety laws

26 February, 2020

The Qld Government promotes its "world class" safety laws as the Coroners Court findings into the 2016 deaths of four at Dreamworld are released.


Strategy to protect workers from silicosis

25 February, 2020

The NSW Government has established a new strategy to protect workers from contracting deadly lung disease silicosis, which is caused by dry cutting stone.


WorkSafe ACT continues inspection of construction sites

20 February, 2020

WorkSafe ACT has issued over 70 notices to construction sites for serious safety breaches, following two worker deaths in 2020.


Dates announced for Workplace Health & Safety Show 2020

17 February, 2020

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will be held on 27–28 May 2020, at the Melbourne Convention Centre, as a key event of #SAFETYSCAPE.


Victoria "on notice" ahead of new workplace manslaughter laws

14 February, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has put out a call to all Victorian workplaces to put health and safety first ahead of new workplace manslaughter laws in force from July.


Painter killed by fall from roof

12 February, 2020

A 69-year-old painter has died after falling through a carport roof in Victoria. WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the incident.


Coronavirus prompts economic crisis talks in Qld

11 February, 2020

Queensland Government representatives attended a Roundtable Industry Forum to discuss the economic impacts of coronavirus on the state.


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