RMIT University, located in Melbourne, has received a significant grant from the US safety regulator NIOSH to conduct research into construction-site safety.
A WorkSafe Victoria inspector was recently attacked while attempting to caution a person riding dangerously on a rubbish collection vehicle.
Making Australia a safer place is one of the motivations behind a new initiative that will combine the skills and vision of four key standards entities to form the Technical Infrastructure Alliance.
The Vocam Safety-TV incorporates over 25 safety channels and is regularly updated, with selected titles available in French, German, Spanish, Hispanic, Mandarin, Malay and Cantonese. The online safety training and human resources library includes over 600 online training videos and e-learning courses.
Members of the mining industry in Victoria recently met with WorkSafe to address managing workplace hazards more effectively.
WorkSafe is encouraging workplace safety professionals to register for this year’s WorkSafe Victoria Awards, which open in April.
Mobile heavy machinery simulators that use world-first technology have been deployed in Abigroup’s new $6 million multipurpose construction training facility in the Gold Coast, recently opened by the Queensland Premier, the Honourable Anna Bligh.
The salaries of Australia’s top safety executives fell by an average $59,000 during the last 12 months, a recent survey reveals.
The implications of the recent High Court ruling in the Kirk case have far-reaching effects on the powers of OHS regulators.
The recently released WorkSafe Victoria financial report shows that the organisation has dramatically improved its financial position after the GFC.
WorkSafe Victoria has instigated an inspection campaign to visit construction sites, with a focus on supervision.
A recent High Court decision is likely to fundamentally change the investigation and prosecution of alleged safety breaches in NSW.
SafeWork SA has released a discussion paper and will be seeking the views of all interested parties in the mining sector.
Abigroup has appointed Graeme Silvester as its new National Safety Manager.
One of Australia's leading experts in occupational stress and injury has joined DuPont Safety Resources.