Stress can make the workplace unsafe. To contribute to a safer workplace, a number of steps should be taken to reduce the stress in it, as workplace advocate Return To Work Matters points out.
Young South Australians now have a dedicated website to answer their questions about workplace safety, fair pay and conditions.
Companies employing subcontractors should be conscious of their responsibilities to provide a safe environment for all people working on their behalf, not just employees, and that safe work practices are being carried out by all of them.
A South Australian government safety initiative has achieved a big improvement in the number of work-related injuries at those businesses with the worst track records for injuries and claims.
Safe Work Australia has issued a reminder that the three-month public comment period on plant regulation ends Friday 15 May 2009.
International Workers Memorial Day was observed on 28 April 2009 to emphasise the need for comprehensive laws to protect the safety of workers in the workplace.
Trio Smartcal has been appointed to distribute Casella CEL’s range of workplace monitoring products.
A safety inspection in one of Melbourne's outer suburbs has yielded considerable cause for concern over many safety issues.
Outstanding workplace safety initiatives developed in Australia have been recognised at the 2008 National Safe Work Australia Awards, presented at Parliament House in Canberra on 28 April.
During the month of April, WorkCover NSW has launched a number of initiatives aimed at educating young workers about workplace safety.
HelpSafe is an online OHS compliance resource centre that has grown from its beginnings in 2001 by incorporating the recommendations of employers, industry associations, government authorities and OHS professionals over more than 9 years.
New Zealand’s Department of Labour launched a review of the Workplace Health and Safety Strategy, a government plan for action to reduce accidents and illness in the workplace.
The ASCC's Compendium of Workers Compensation Statistics Report provides an analysis of accepted workers compensation claims among Australian employees from 2000–01 to 2006–07 and names the industries that require further safety improvements.
The latest Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council (WRMC) meeting shows that substantial progress has been made in the harmonisation of OHS regulations and legislation.
WorkSafe WA is cautioning all businesses to check the identification of anyone visiting their premises or contacting them claiming to be a WorkSafe inspector.