Victoriaâ€™s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 came into operation on 1 July. This single regulation replaces Victoriaâ€™s 13 separate OHS regulations covering specific hazards, OHS issues and hazardous industries.
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.
The Industrial Relations Minister Michael Wright wants South Australian organisations and individuals who practice exemplary workplace safety to be in the spotlight for this yearâ€™s Safe Work Awards.
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.
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
The winners of the national Safe Work Australia Awards 2006 were announced at a ceremony at Old Parliament House last night.
WorkSafeWA will hold free lunchtime information sessions throughout 2007.
New grants for workplace safety in disability sectors have been announced by the NSW government.
Young men are the most likely group to experience a work-related injury or illness according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
A new deputy president has been appointed to the NSW Workers Compensation Commission.
More of Australiaâ€™s big employers are moving out of state-based safety and compensation schemes to Comcare, a move which could lead to reduced payouts for injured workers says the ACTU.
The ASCC is looking for health and safety experts to make up an Occupational Health and Safety Workers Compensation Expert Panel.
NHP will take over the Australian distribution of the STAHL range of hazardous area equipment following an agreement between the two companies.
The winners of the WA Work Safety Awards were announced by John Bowler, Minister for Employment Protection at the Safety Achievers Dinner last week.
The winners of the ACT OHS Awards were announced last night at a presentation by Industrial Relations minister Andrew Barr.