Safe Work Australia has released the theme and a range of resources for National Safe Work Month, ahead of its launch on 1 October.
An Act passed by the Victorian Government will enable workers seeking compensation for mental injuries to receive payments while waiting for their claim to be determined.
From 20 July 2021, WorkSafe Victoria inspectors will be able to issue on-the-spot fines to employers who put the health and safety of their workers at risk.
The Minerals Council of Australia has set out a code for its members to eliminate sexual harassment in the Australian mining sector.
The CFMMEU has been fined $85,000 for stopping work on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project over safety claims that a first aid bed was too high.
Amid sexual harassment and assault claims in the sector, the Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA has reasserted its commitment to providing safe workplaces.
The Workplace Health & Safety Show 2021 has released its full free education program, featuring a range of seminars and forums for WHS representatives.
The ACT Government has announced plans to enact tougher industrial manslaughter legislation to better protect workers and prevent workplace tragedies.
The NSW Government will invest more than $100 million in the safety and protection of workers in the mining sector, as part of the 2021–22 Budget.
The Australian minerals industry has taken steps to support the mental health and resilience of its workforce through the launch of the MineWell app.
Andrew Tunstall has been appointed as the Chief Inspector of Mines, after previously serving as the Principal Inspector of Mines since 2008.
SafeWork SA has published guidelines and information about entry permit holders, to help foster an understanding of expectations under the WHS Act.