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.
The theme of the fifth conference for the Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention is practical workplace solutions and it will be held in Perth from 14-15 November.
NT WorkSafe has adopted into regulation the National Standard for Construction Work [NOHSC:1016 2005].
Safe Work Australia Week is on again in 2007 and will run from 22-28 October.
The 5S system has been instrumental in improving productivity, quality and safety for Australia's manufacturers. Bob Carter from Improvement Tools explains how the new 6S system goes even further in ensuring safety gains
The Australian Safety and Compensation (ASCC) met in Hobart in April 2006 to discuss ways to prevent workplace death, injury and disease; to improve workersâ€™ compensation arrangements, and the rehabilitation and return to work of injured employees.
The South Australian-based Hardy Wine Company has taken top honours at the 2005 Safe Work Australia Awards.
A recent decision of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales serves as a timely warning to employers on generic safe work method statements
The way nail guns are used (bump firing) and the level of training may be factors to explain the number of nail gun related injuries, according to a recent study by the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has ruled that the common chemical formaldehyde is a carcinogen.
Yoga exponents are being caught out by the activity's relaxing and low impact image with more than one in four injured during sessions.
Tieman Industries has been fined $275,000 by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission sitting in Court Session following a workplace incident that led to the permanent disability of a worker.
A Sydney manufacturer has been fined $208,000 by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission sitting in Court Session following the death of a young worker at its Revesby factory in 2001.
Determined to lead a more transparent WorkSafe Victoria, Executive Director John Merritt promises to bare all in his March 21 keynote address to delegates at the Safety in Action Conference.