A number of key decisions were made regarding OHS legislation and strategies at the inaugural Safe Work Australia Council meeting recently that will affect businesses and workers across the country.
Summer continues to be the most deadly season for NZ workplaces, provisional figures from the Department of Labour show.
The S1000D software product suite leverages the benefits of storing and managing all technical data and illustrations as managed objects in a common source database for re-use in maintenance, safety, integrated logistics support and training content.
Three companies have been charged over the deaths of two construction workers at a Gold Coast high-rise construction site last year.
A recent announcement from WorkCover Victoria has indicated that the average workcover premium for the forthcoming fiscal year will remain the same as this year.
New fees are being introduced for operators of major hazard facilities in New South Wales in order to minimise the safety risks in these facilities.
The ACT government has put out a call to the business community to comment on proposed changes to the state's current OHS Act and regulations.
A new chairperson has been appointed to head the newly formed Safe Work Australia Council, the replacement for the Australian Safety and Compensation Council.
WorkSafe will conduct an inspection program of construction sites in the Mid-West region of Western Australia in June.
Failing to ensure the safety needs of contractors were addressed has cost a major poultry processor a conviction for OHS law breaches and $100,000.