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Investigations underway at chemical site

18 March, 2019

A new chemical site at Campbellfield is currently under investigation by government agencies.


New global standard to improve tailings dam safety

18 March, 2019

An independent panel of experts will develop an international standard for tailings facilities, according to the International Council on Mining and Metals.


Pryme aids rescue workers in flood-hit Townsville

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Pryme Australia Pty Ltd

Keeping hydrated is important at the best of times, but never more so than when undertaking intensive rescue work.


Forklift injury leads to $100K fine for logistics company

08 March, 2019

A $100,000 fine has been issued to a logistics company after a worker was injured by a forklift.


Calls for workplace sexual harassment reforms

08 March, 2019

In an effort to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, a diverse range of organisations has banded together to call for a range of reforms.


New standards matrix shows OHS changes

07 March, 2019

With the recent introduction of the AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018, a new matrix has been released to help businesses stay abreast of changes.


Farmers receive free health checks

07 March, 2019

A free health and lifestyle assessment service has been provided to Victorian farmers and agricultural workers.


Metal prop dropped 56 levels at construction site

05 March, 2019

A metal prop has fallen from the 56th level of a Melbourne CBD construction site, prompting warnings about the dangers that falling objects pose.


Stadium death sees govt agency fined $90K

04 March, 2019

A $90,000 fine has been issued to a WA Government agency, after a worker died by falling through a skylight in the roof of HBF Stadium.


Safety Wise ICAM Incident Investigation training resources

01 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Safety Wise

Safety Wise offers free ICAM Incident Investigation resources including incident reconstruction videos and sample reports to assist with training and toolbox talks.


Zero mining fatalities reported for 2017–18

28 February, 2019

Favourable trends in the mining industry have been highlighted by a recent report from the NSW Resources Regulator.


Precast wall panel collapses at construction site

28 February, 2019

A narrow precast wall has collapsed sideways during an incident at a high-rise building construction site in Queensland.


Model WHS laws working as intended, review finds

27 February, 2019

A recent review of the model WHS laws has provided 34 recommendations to enhance the current WHS framework.


Electrocution on rural property kills two women

26 February, 2019

Two women have died after coming into contact with an electric fence on a rural property in Queensland.


Global healthy workplaces event held in Melbourne

26 February, 2019

The 7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit will be held in Melbourne from 30 October–1 November 2019.


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