Business

Construction ‘back to basics’ campaign continues

28 September, 2009

WorkSafe’s campaign targeting slips, trips and falls shifts its focus onto the construction industry.


Fleet safety award

25 September, 2009

The South Australian government's Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DTEI) was recently recognised for its leadership in road transport safety at the 2009 Australasian Fleet Managers Association Awards.


Control Logic to distribute Schmersal and SUNX

24 September, 2009

Queensland-based Control Logic is now the exclusive Australian distributor for Schmersal and SUNX industrial and safety products.


‘Fall protection posters

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

A range of free educational fall protection posters has been released, aimed at raising the awareness of proper safety practices for people working at height.


Safety and security catalogue

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Barrier Group

Barrier Security Products has released its most recent 90-page safety and security catalogue.


Australian safety expert receives China Friendship award

22 September, 2009

A Queensland-based safety expert has been honoured by the Chinese government for his contribution to work safety and economic development in the north-east region of China.


Mobile safety compliance tool

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Retriever Communications

Mobilising occupational health and safety compliance for field staff is the purpose of the Retriever wireless OHS safety compliance application.


Contractor management system

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Trades Monitor

The Contractor Management System allows those who oversee the compliance of contractors to do so at potentially no cost, effectively lowering project costs, saving time and managing risk in the use of contractors.


Concrete mishap incurs fines for building owner and company director

17 September, 2009

A botched concrete pour in Adelaide has resulted in both the building owner and its company director being fined.


Poor safety record adds to case for increased worker protection

07 September, 2009

Australia is falling well short of national targets to reduce workplace deaths and injuries and proposed new national OHS laws could put Australian workers further at risk, say unions.


OFSC accreditation scheme data shows encouraging results

04 September, 2009

A recent report from the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner shows a growth in the number of construction companies accredited to the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme.


What skills are needed by a ‘Return To Work’ coordinator?

01 September, 2009 by Anna Kelsey-Sugg*

The skills needed to be an effective return-to-work coordinator require maintenance. Regular training and retraining will help these individuals do the best they can to assist injured workers return to work.


ACT Work Safety Legislation 2009

31 August, 2009

The ACT government recently amended its Work Safety Act to allow a more effective work safety administration regime for sharing of protected information.


Inaco and Zone Safety Systems partnership

31 August, 2009

Inaco Automation Controls has signed a distribution agreement with Zone Safety Systems to distribute its machine guarding systems in Australia.


Changes to ACT Workers Compensation law

20 August, 2009

Changes to the ACT Workers Compensation law will streamline the administration of claims for injured workers whose employers have failed to comply with their legal obligations.


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