A state government taskforce has been set up to look into ways to improve the safety of traffic controllers on Queensland's roads.
The Queensland construction industry has been brought into line with national safety initiatives, with the adoption of a new-look safety induction card.
A labour-hire company has taken the initiative to promote workplace safety amongst all of its candidates.
St John Ambulance is undertaking a Victoria-wide workplace first-aid training and awareness program.
The process of FSC accreditation of Australian construction projects has been streamlined, with the release of a new web page, designed to handle applications for accreditation.
The Australian government has revised the Code of Conduct for the building and construction industry, in line with the Fair Work Act 2009.
The National Transport Commission is seeking public comment to assist with a review of transport medical standards for drivers and rail safety workers.
The Tasmanian Workers Commemorative Park was opened in Launceston recently to act as a reminder of the importance of safety in the workplace.
Tennant is about to bypass its previous New Zealand distribution structure and service the NZ market direct.
A return-to-work agency suggests that the proposed reforms to Victoria's Accident Compensation Act represents an opportunity to improve OHS outcomes, in spite of generally negative industry reaction.
Changes to the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 2008 became effective from 1 July.
A new code of practice has been released in Queensland for the safe erection of scaffolding.
Although human error is a part of everyday life, many industries seem to be reluctant to look at reducing the unintentional mistakes people make that can cause injuries. The more popular approach seems to be trying ‘fix’ the problems instead.
The inaugural NOPSA OHS performance report highlights a number of safety concerns for the Australian offshore petroleum industry.
The ACT government is moving closer to national OHS harmonisation, announcing that it will mandate a construction induction card and licensing for persons performing high-risk work in October 2009.