Contractor compliance best practice

01 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Conserve

A metal recycling business needed an efficient and accessible platform to improve pre-qualification of contractors and ensure ongoing contractor compliance.

How to avoid chronic pain from too much sitting

28 September, 2018

One in two Australians spend over half of their day sitting down, which has the potential to damage their health.

Gig economy worker conditions under review

27 September, 2018

Widespread claims of workers being underpaid and poorly treated in the gig economy have prompted an inquiry by the Victorian Government.

Tackling arthritis risks for tradies

27 September, 2018

Due to the physically demanding nature of their work, tradies are particularly susceptible to developing arthritis.

Improving facilities management safety practices

27 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Sodexo

A new series of international standards, including ISO 45001 certification, is being adopted to transform safety and facilities management practices.

How to improve safety in civil construction

26 September, 2018

Fostering individual accountability through a human-centred safety system fundamentally improves on the standard, process-based safety approach.

New ambassador for Health and Safety month

26 September, 2018

Australian basketballer Lauren Jackson has signed on as an ambassador for WorkSafe Victoria's Health and Safety Month this October.

WHS awards recognise innovative safety solutions

24 September, 2018

A wide range of innovative safety solutions has been recognised at the 2018 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Meercat RiskView Enterprise risk and control assurance software

19 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Meercat Pty Ltd

Meercat RiskView Enterprise is cloud-based risk and control assurance software.

Funding on offer for WHS projects

18 September, 2018

Safe Work Australia is offering both workplaces and individuals an opportunity to bid for funding to help projects that improve workplace health and safety.

Protecting employees from mental injury in the workplace

17 September, 2018 by Amy Steed

Work-related stress is known to have a significant impact on the mental health of workers, in some cases leading to psychological injury.

Crane safety checks continue after worker death

17 September, 2018

Safety checks on more than 60 Raimondi cranes are being verified by WorkSafe Victoria, following a tragic incident at Box Hill on 6 September.

More mental health support for Vic emergency workers

14 September, 2018

If re-elected, the Labor Victorian Government will provide emergency workers with provisional acceptance payments for mental health injuries.

Six ways to keep buildings and workers safe from fire

14 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Wormald Australia

Fire poses a serious risk to the safety and welfare of building occupants, as well as having the potential to have a devastating effect on businesses.

Civil construction event to launch in Sydney

13 September, 2018

Safety will be under discussion at a new civil construction equipment event being held in Sydney in November.

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