The Victorian Government has introduced legislation that enables Victorian workers affected by work-related mental health injuries to access treatment and support.
To mark National Safe Work Month, SafeWork SA held an Organise Your Own Workplace Activity competition, with six workplaces recognised for their workplace initiatives.
WorkSafe WA has prosecuted and fined two companies and two individuals, for failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace for employees.
WorkSafe ACT inspectors have noted an improvement in WHS standards across residential construction sites in Throsby, as part of Operation Safe Prospect.
A report released by Safe Work Australia has revealed that the rate of work-related fatalities has decreased by 53% between 2007 and 2019.
SafeWork NSW's 'Family and Injured Worker Support Group' has addressed workplace fatalities and injuries as part of its inaugural meeting.
A study into worker mental health problems has called on employers to provide a tailored approach to help employees achieve a sustainable return to work.
The NSW Government will provide $3.3 million in funding to support safety on NSW farms, with $2.8 million allocated to the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.
The NSW Government will allocate funding to enhance workplace safety and wellbeing, and to improve the physical and mental health of all workers.
The NSW Deputy Premier has tabled the report into the statutory review of the WHS (Mines and Petroleum Sites) laws; the review has made 40 recommendations for improvements to the laws.
The supervisor of a house construction in WA has been fined $5000 for failing to comply with approved plans or building standards for the house.
Safe Work Australia has updated the Model WHS Regulations (Hazardous Chemicals) Amendment 2020 ahead of the two-year transition to GHS 7, commencing in January 2021.
The Victorian Government has allocated $500,000 worth of IT contract work to three local start-ups to develop technology solutions for workplace safety, transport and education.
Safe Work Australia has released a snapshot of workers compensation claims related to COVID-19 up to 31 July 2020.
The Black Dog Institute is urging workplaces to proactively support employees who need mental health support by implementing proven programs.