Safe Work Australia Week

08 August, 2007

Safe Work Australia Week, a week to focus attention on workplace safety issues around Australia, will be held from 21 to 27 October this year.

Victorian OHS regulations 2007 commence

20 July, 2007

Victoria’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 came into operation on 1 July. This single regulation replaces Victoria’s 13 separate OHS regulations covering specific hazards, OHS issues and hazardous industries.

National safety awards

06 July, 2007

The National Safety Council of Australia and the Skilled Group invite entries from all people and organisations who believe they have excelled in the area of OHS and environment to the NSCA/Skilled Group National Safety Awards of Excellence.

Search begins for South Australian Safe Work champions

04 July, 2007

The Industrial Relations Minister Michael Wright wants South Australian organisations and individuals who practice exemplary workplace safety to be in the spotlight for this year’s Safe Work Awards.

Centennial Coal wins safety innovation award

22 May, 2007

Technology designed to eliminate the risk of injury from roof collapse in longwall mining has earned Centennial Coal Myuna the NSW Minerals Council Mine Safety Innovation of the Year Award.

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.

What to expect at SIA Conference 2007

21 February, 2007 by Wendy Cramer

Safety In Action Conference organisers are promising to address innovative workplace safety solutions, investigative techniques and tools for managers across its three-day program

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.

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