A paper prepared by the Tasmanian Minister for Workplace Relations invites comment on proposed amendments to the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 to enable access for occupational health and safety (OHS) purposes.
Springvale, Flemington, Kensington and North Melbourne are the latest Melbourne suburbs to be targeted as part of WorkSafe’s Safer Work Zones campaign for small businesses.
Australia’s ICT Research Centre, NICTA, has developed a new generation of highly reliable software, destined for deployment in safety and security systems.
A Melbourne man was recently convicted and fined for fraudulently obtaining workers compensation after a back injury.
The building and costruction industry is being encouraged to provide feedback on OHS matters to the Federal Safety Commissioner.
In the previous Safety Solutions eNewsletter, we presented key findings from research into what contributes to workers making unintentional mistakes that often lead to workplace injuries. This article follows on by presenting guidelines on how to stop yourself from making unintentional mistakes and reducing human error by using your brain as PPE.
The OFSC is auditing its reaccreditation process for construction companies in order to simplify the process.
Dyadem Stature 4.0 software enables users to make informed production decisions by providing a single platform to identify, measure, mitigate and continuously communicate safety and quality risks, thereby improving SHE compliance.
Nestlé’s manufacturing plant in Campbellfield, Victoria, takes safety very seriously. It’s a culture that’s embraced and practised by every employee, from senior management to those on the shop floor and the company enjoys a good safety record as a result.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will be conducting a series of free safety workshops throughout the state for small and medium businesses over the months of August to November 2009.
An Australian safety regulator is urging the oil and gas industry to take a strategic approach to safety on offshore facilities.
Truck-mounted concrete pumps have now been added to CraneSafe Australia’s OHS assessment program.
Queensland's first Mine Safety and Health Commissioner has recently been appointed.