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SWA releases theme, campaign kit for National Safe Work Month

14 July, 2021

Safe Work Australia has released the theme and a range of resources for National Safe Work Month, ahead of its launch on 1 October.


Victoria expedites mental health support for injured workers

14 July, 2021

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.


Safety Champion software

13 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Safety Champion Software Pty Ltd

Developed by OHS/WHS consultants, Safety Champion software helps businesses meet their compliance duties, with 13 modules for effective safety management.


Vic introduces on-the-spot fines for OHS breaches

13 July, 2021

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.


Elevate your digital journey — it's 2021 already

12 July, 2021 by Nathan Hight, Co-Founder & Director, Safe365 | Supplied by: Safe365 Limited

As a risk and/or safety management professional, are you engaging in and embracing the digital era that is upon us?


Noggin for Healthcare Industry Pack

09 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Noggin Pty Ltd

The Noggin for Healthcare Industry Pack is a flexible mobile platform designed to support operations across hospitals and entire healthcare systems.


Mining sector sets down code to eradicate sexual harassment

09 July, 2021

The Minerals Council of Australia has set out a code for its members to eliminate sexual harassment in the Australian mining sector.


CFMMEU fined for stopping work on Metro Tunnel project

08 July, 2021

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.


WA resources sector commits to safe and respectful workplaces

02 July, 2021

Amid sexual harassment and assault claims in the sector, the Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA has reasserted its commitment to providing safe workplaces.


Workplace Health & Safety Show unveils 2021 program

01 July, 2021

The Workplace Health & Safety Show 2021 has released its full free education program, featuring a range of seminars and forums for WHS representatives.


ACT enacts tougher laws to boost worker safety

01 July, 2021

The ACT Government has announced plans to enact tougher industrial manslaughter legislation to better protect workers and prevent workplace tragedies.


NSW Govt prioritises mining sector safety in 2021–22 Budget

25 June, 2021

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.


New app prioritises mental wellbeing, safety of miners

15 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Minerals Council of Australia

The Australian minerals industry has taken steps to support the mental health and resilience of its workforce through the launch of the MineWell app.


Tasmanian Govt appoints new Chief Inspector of Mines

15 June, 2021

Andrew Tunstall has been appointed as the Chief Inspector of Mines, after previously serving as the Principal Inspector of Mines since 2008.


Guidelines to promote understanding of WHS Entry obligations

11 June, 2021

SafeWork SA has published guidelines and information about entry permit holders, to help foster an understanding of expectations under the WHS Act.


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