The Productivity Commission has released a report that identifies differences in burdens imposed on business by OHS regulatory regimes across the states.
A recent University of Sydney study has found fatigue to be the most significant contributor to accidents in the construction industry.
The Pervidi Safety Inspection Management Solution version 5.20 is the latest generation of Inspection and Safety Management software.
OHS risks can’t be ignored by any company, regardless of its size. These risks must be addressed as an integral part of every organisation’s business management process.
A Victorian business was convicted and fined $80,000 after it failed to provide safety information about its products to its customers.
Spill Station Australia has secured exclusive distribution for emergency safety shower manufacturer Hughes Safety Showers.
WorkCover NSW is urging businesses across the state to prioritise the safety of young workers in the new year.
The Automation Plant and Equipment Risk Assessment Service is a risk assessment and harm minimisation process to ensure plant and equipment is compliant with regulations and safe to operate.
Two Melbourne healthcare providers were recently convicted of fraud against WorkSafe and the Transport Accident Commission for claiming 690 false consultations.
WorkSafe Victoria is calling on employers and workers to make a concerted effort to create safe workplaces this year.
While labour hire sector firms provide around 600,000 workers to industry across the country, failings by some are causing serious injuries and big fines to be imposed by the courts.
The alarmingly high number of workplace fatalities in the second half of 2009 in New Zealand has sparked a strong message from the Department of Labour.
Comcare recently issued a safety alert about the use of transportable buildings in areas that are prone to cyclones and high wind gusts.
At a recent Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council meeting, government Ministers finalised the harmonisation of model work health and safety laws.
Some important amendments to the model Safe Work Act 2009 were recommended by Safe Work Australia to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council (WRMC) when the WRMC met on 11 December 2009.