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Minerals industry working together amidst COVID-19 crisis

26 March, 2020

The Minerals Council of Australia has revealed that the minerals sector is working to ensure worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.


SafeWork SA temporarily closes customer front counter

25 March, 2020

To minimise face-to-face interaction amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, SafeWork SA has temporarily closed its Customer Service Front Counters.


Coronavirus advice for NSW workplaces

24 March, 2020

SafeWork NSW has issued advice for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on managing the coronavirus outbreak in their workplace.


Industry welcomes latest COVID-19 economic response

24 March, 2020

The building and construction and trucking industries have welcomed the Australian Government's second coronavirus stimulus package, announced on 22 March.


WorkSafe Vic notes $650m after tax loss in half-year results

20 March, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has recorded an after tax loss of $650m for the six months to December 2019; a $275m improvement since December 2018.


Workplace Health & Safety Show postponed

19 March, 2020

In response to the ban on all non-essential indoor gatherings of more than 100 people, the Workplace Health & Safety Show has been postponed to 2021.


Disaster & Emergency Management Conference 2020

17 March, 2020

The Disaster & Emergency Management Conference enables attendees to develop strategies and skills to improve search and rescue operations.


High potential incidents: an untapped goldmine to drive safety improvements

17 March, 2020 by James Pomeroy* | Supplied by: Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited

Focusing on the potential of an incident rather than the outcome provides fertile ground to improve safety, but it requires changes in how we engage, investigate, learn and measure.


NT WorkSafe launches campaign about workplace safety

17 March, 2020

The Homecomings campaign launched by NT WorkSafe strives to act as a reminder for workers and businesses to prioritise workplace safety.


Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws

16 March, 2020

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, employees and employers must be aware of their entitlements and obligations, as per workplace health and safety laws.


Two deaths over tragic Labour Day weekend

13 March, 2020

Two workers have died in separate incidents over the Labour Day long weekend in Victoria; WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the deaths.


Sound ground support methods improve underground mining safety

12 March, 2020

Research-based engineering design methods help make the Western Australian underground mining sector safer, more cost-effective and more productive.


Learn from the British Corporate Manslaughter experience

12 March, 2020 by Marie Kinsella* | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

'Lessons we can learn from the British Corporate Manslaughter experience' will be presented by Ian Wallis at the Workplace Health & Safety Show, 27–28 May 2020.


The evaluation of adhesive bonding safety: a techno-economical approach

04 March, 2020 by Dr Martin Brandtner-Hafner* | Supplied by: Fracture Analytics

A specalist in assessment and benchmarking of adhesives and composites for high-tech industries outlines some safety-relevant findings from a recent study.


2016 Dreamworld tragedy Coroner findings released, Queensland promotes "world class" safety laws

26 February, 2020

The Qld Government promotes its "world class" safety laws as the Coroners Court findings into the 2016 deaths of four at Dreamworld are released.


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