Vic companies facing workplace manslaughter charges14 February, 2023
Two companies have been charged with multiple health and safety breaches, following the death of an apprentice electrician in West Melbourne in 2021.
Govt invests $3 million to support workers with dust disease09 February, 2023
The federal government has invested $3.9 million to support workers who contract silicosis, an incurable lung disease caused by long-term exposure to silica dust.
MTA NSW calls for government funding for EV safety training08 February, 2023
MTA NSW has called for government funding to help the automotive industry upskill its workforce by providing electric vehicle (EV) safety training.
SafeWork NSW launches electrical safety blitz01 February, 2023
Inspectors from SafeWork NSW will be visiting worksites across the state to increase safety and awareness of electrical hazards such as overhead powerlines.
Truck driver fined $50K for workers compensation fraud31 January, 2023
A truck driver has been ordered to pay more than $50,000 after he was discovered to be secretly working while receiving workers compensation payments.
SA Government to act on SafeWork SA review31 January, 2023
The South Australian Government has released an independent review into the practices and processes of SafeWork SA.
Raise awareness of lifting safety at Global Lifting Awareness Day 202327 January, 2023
Manufacturers, suppliers and end users are encouraged to share material that promotes safe load lifting on Global Lifting Awareness Day, 13 July 2023.
Delivering best practice for workers' mental health23 January, 2023 | Supplied by: OzHelp Foundation
Since January 2021, the OzHelp Foundation has been delivering its Health in Gear program to transport and logistics workers all throughout Australia.
Register now for Australian Manufacturing Week19 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Ltd
Registrations are now open for Australian Manufacturing Week (AMW2023), held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) from 9–12 May 2023.
2022 WorkSafe Award finalists put safety in the spotlight18 January, 2023
WorkSafe Victoria has announced the finalists for the 2022 WorkSafe Awards, recognising those who have contributed to improving workplace health and safety.
Driver fatigue incidents on the rise22 December, 2022 | Supplied by: AutoSense
Data from cameras installed in vehicles is being used in a series of workshops to highlight the dangers of driver fatigue and distraction on the road.
NSW program aims to triple women in construction sector16 December, 2022
The NSW Government has released the $10 million Industry Innovation grant program, to support industry-led initiatives and triple the number of women working on construction sites.
Union welcomes Premier's patient transport announcement15 December, 2022
The Victorian Ambulance Union has welcomed Premier Dan Andrews' promise to establish a review into the de-privatisation of patient transport.
Qld Govt releases guidance to manage heat in the workplace09 December, 2022
The Queensland Government has reminded employers to protect their workers from heat-related illness, as temperatures rise to over 40°C.
LinkSafe Forms09 December, 2022 | Supplied by: LinkSafe Pty Ltd
LinkSafe has launched LinkSafe Forms — a flexible, easy-to-use cloud-based solution that helps facilitate onsite data capturing.