Safety campaign in WA seafood processing industry23 March, 2009
A safety inspection campaign will target West Australian seafood processing facilities to address a number of safety aspects.
Workplace safety threatened by bullying20 March, 2009
Safety in the workplace is under threat as bullying increases, warns the unions.
Safety program for young workers06 February, 2009
WorkSafe WA has launched an updated version of its SmartMove website in an effort to minimise the incidence of workplace injuries of young workers.
Client legal privilege issues in managing and investigating safety incidents — Part 312 December, 2008 by Katherine Morris*
We conclude the three-part series by looking at how privilege can be jeopardised by the actions of external lawyers and organisations involved in the incident. It is vital that procedures are put in place within an organisation to ensure that privilege is maintained and not expressly or impliedly waived.
ASCC meets for the last time01 December, 2008
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council met for the last time in November 2008, paving the way for the transition to its newly formed replacement organisation, Safe Work Australia.
Federal Safety Commissioner 2008 Award01 December, 2008
Construction firm John Holland was recognised for its leadership in safety, receiving the Federal Safety Commissioner award at the Master Builders’ National Awards.
Comcare Annual Report released18 November, 2008
Comcare has released two key documents reporting on its preformance over the past financial year — its 2007–2008 Annual Report and ‘Comcare at a glance’.
South Australia Safe Work Awards18 November, 2008
The South Australia Safety Awards were recently presented to a number of worthy recipients for their individual and company initiatives to drive workplace safety in South Australia.
Crucial High Court decision on OHS appeal18 November, 2008
After a lengthy appeals process, a High Court decision has cleared the way for two significant safety prosecutions in South Australia to proceed.
Client legal privilege issues in managing and investigating safety incidents — Part 214 November, 2008 by Katherine Morris*
In part 2, we look at issues concerning legal advice in relation to a safety incident, and look at ways to control internal investigations and documentation to maintain legal privilege.
EHS audit protocol platform13 November, 2008 | Supplied by: Aecom
IAPC Interactive is a compliance assurance and regulatory research tool developed by the International Audit Protocol Consortium (IAPC) to assist with environmental, health and safety (EHS) audit programs.
Client legal privilege issues in managing and investigating safety incidents — Part 113 October, 2008 by Katherine Morris*
This is the first article in a three-part series that discusses the matter of client legal privilege in the context of managing and investigating safety incidents and outlines practical issues surrounding it.
Manual training DVD11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Channel 1 Creative Media
The ‘Manual Handling’ training DVD takes viewers through a range of tips, procedures and preventions for improving the safety of manual handling tasks performed in the workplace.
OHS management system11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Tri-Link
Tri-Link’s online OHS management system, SafetyPoint, offers an online framework consistent with Australian and international system standards. It provides content specific to Australian OHS legislation by jurisdiction.
Height safety training course11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Protector Alsafe
The ‘Work Safely at Height’ training course is designed for persons who could be required to undertake routine procedures involving working at height. The course is designed to expose persons who work at height to a broad range of height risk situations and to correctly implement a safe working procedure.