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WA businessman wins major safety award

06 December, 2007

The National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) has presented Dan Smetana, chairman of Joyce Corporation, with the Ian Chisholm Award.


ACT appoints OHS Council

26 November, 2007

Minister for Industrial Relations Andrew Barr has announced the appointment of a new Occupational Health and Safety Council.


Award winners lead the way in safety

02 November, 2007

Pilbara Constructions, Port of Broome, Monear and Sundowner Technologies, and Bill Towie from the Forest Products Commission are the four winners of the prestigious 2007 Work Safety Awards Western Australia and will now be entered into the national Safe Work Australia Awards.


Winners of the 2007 National Safety Awards of Excellence

15 October, 2007

The National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) has announced the winners of the 2007 NSCA/SKILLED Group National Safety Awards of Excellence.


Health and safety initiatives rewarded in Victoria

13 September, 2007

The annual WorkSafe Victoria Awards had a record number of finalists this year, demonstrating the many ways that health and safety is being addressed in the arts, construction, manufacturing, entertainment and recreation industries.


Education department fined for refusing compensation

16 August, 2007

WorkSafe Victoria has warned Victorian employers that failure to submit WorkCover forms would lead to court action and fines.


Safe Work Australia Week

08 August, 2007

Safe Work Australia Week, a week to focus attention on workplace safety issues around Australia, will be held from 21 to 27 October this year.


Victorian OHS regulations 2007 commence

20 July, 2007

Victoria’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 came into operation on 1 July. This single regulation replaces Victoria’s 13 separate OHS regulations covering specific hazards, OHS issues and hazardous industries.


National safety awards

06 July, 2007

The National Safety Council of Australia and the Skilled Group invite entries from all people and organisations who believe they have excelled in the area of OHS and environment to the NSCA/Skilled Group National Safety Awards of Excellence.


Search begins for South Australian Safe Work champions

04 July, 2007

The Industrial Relations Minister Michael Wright wants South Australian organisations and individuals who practice exemplary workplace safety to be in the spotlight for this year’s Safe Work Awards.


Centennial Coal wins safety innovation award

22 May, 2007

Technology designed to eliminate the risk of injury from roof collapse in longwall mining has earned Centennial Coal Myuna the NSW Minerals Council Mine Safety Innovation of the Year Award.


Queensland show is back for 2007

21 May, 2007 by Wendy Cramer, Editor

It's almost a year since the doors opened to reveal Queensland's own dedicated occupational health and safety exhibition and event organisers are proud to say that this year's event will be 30% bigger than in 2006


National awards recognise excellence in OHS

24 April, 2007

The winners of the national Safe Work Australia Awards 2006 were announced at a ceremony at Old Parliament House last night.


OHS information sessions in WA

10 April, 2007

WorkSafeWA will hold free lunchtime information sessions throughout 2007.


Disability sector safety grants

23 February, 2007

New grants for workplace safety in disability sectors have been announced by the NSW government.


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