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Queensland show is back for 2007

21 May, 2007 by Wendy Cramer, Editor

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


National awards recognise excellence in OHS

24 April, 2007

The winners of the national Safe Work Australia Awards 2006 were announced at a ceremony at Old Parliament House last night.


OHS information sessions in WA

10 April, 2007

WorkSafeWA will hold free lunchtime information sessions throughout 2007.


Disability sector safety grants

23 February, 2007

New grants for workplace safety in disability sectors have been announced by the NSW government.


Young men at greatest risk

04 January, 2007

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).


New deputy for NSW Workers Compensation Commission

18 December, 2006

A new deputy president has been appointed to the NSW Workers Compensation Commission.


More national employers move to Comcare

14 December, 2006

More of Australia’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.


ASCC seeks safety experts

15 November, 2006

The ASCC is looking for health and safety experts to make up an Occupational Health and Safety Workers Compensation Expert Panel.


WA winners announced

01 November, 2006

The winners of the WA Work Safety Awards were announced by John Bowler, Minister for Employment Protection at the Safety Achievers Dinner last week.


NHP takes over STAHL distributorship

01 November, 2006

NHP will take over the Australian distribution of the STAHL range of hazardous area equipment following an agreement between the two companies.


ACT winners announced

27 October, 2006

The winners of the ACT OHS Awards were announced last night at a presentation by Industrial Relations minister Andrew Barr.


Training in 5S

19 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.improvementtools.com/

The 5S system is a well-known program for managing safety, productivity and quality in the workplace. It can be applied to any industry and aims to provide financial benefits as well as improving employee morale.


NSW Safe Work Award winners announced

19 October, 2006

The winners of the 2006 WorkCover Safe Work Awards were announced last night as part of this year’s Safe Work Week activities.


Workplace dangers awareness campaign

04 October, 2006

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has launched a state-wide advertising campaign to raise awareness of the dangers in workplaces.


Premiums cut by another 5%

28 September, 2006

A further 5% reduction in workers compensation premiums for NSW will enable businesses to focus more on workplace safety, according to an Australian industry representative.


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