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Program provides mental health support for emergency service volunteers

23 May, 2022

An online program has been launched to teach mindfulness and a range of cognitive strategies to emergency services volunteers.


Companies collaborate to boost mental health of male staff

18 May, 2022

A Hunter-based company has developed a program to improve the mental health and wellbeing of male workers through regular conversations and coaching.


Vic construction event raises awareness for mental health

11 May, 2022

Machinery and construction show Dig Deep is raising funds and awareness for mental health in the construction industry, with all proceeds going to Beyond Blue.


SWA seeks feedback about high risk work licensing for cranes

09 May, 2022

Safe Work Australia has urged stakeholders to provide feedback about high risk work licensing for cranes, to ensure it remains relevant to contemporary work practices.


Winners announced for 2021 WorkSafe Awards

05 May, 2022

The 2021 WorkSafe Awards have recognised workers, businesses, and health and safety representatives who went above and beyond to keep Victorian workplaces safe.


Impairment Training construction manager training course

04 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Impairment Training

The Construction Manager Impairment Training course is designed to equip construction managers with the skills to support employees.


Report: Thousands of new national standards needed to adapt to challenges

03 May, 2022

Standards Australia has revealed that up to 4000 new standards will be required over the next decade to help combat a range of environmental and digital challenges.


Wheel manufacturer charged over serious safety breaches

03 May, 2022

A Victorian company has been charged for contravening Occupational Health and Safety Regulations at a Mildura workshop between 2018 and 2020.


Frontline workers not receiving WHS training: report

03 May, 2022

A survey has revealed that only 44% of global frontline workers received workplace health and safety training in the past year, identifying a need to reprioritise workplace safety.


Guidance released to protect workers from Japanese encephalitis

02 May, 2022

Safe Work Australia has published guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking, to reduce the risk of workers contracting Japanese encephalitis.


Report: One in five Aussies say work negatively impacts their mental health

02 May, 2022

Almost a quarter of Australian workers stated that their workplace caused or worsened their mental health, according to the 2021 Indicators of a Thriving Workplace Report.


WHS Show Melbourne line-up announced

02 May, 2022 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

The eagerly anticipated return of the Workplace Health & Safety Show 2022 will feature industry trailblazers and game-changing newcomers.


Work Healthy Australia specialised on-site healthcare professionals

01 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Work Healthy Australia

Work Healthy Australia deploys on-site specialised allied healthcare professionals, to help Australian businesses prevent workplace injuries from occurring.


Heart health a key focus of Safety and Health at Work Day

29 April, 2022

Employers are encouraged to consider their workforce's heart health, as part of the United Nations annual Day of Safety and Health at Work on 28 April 2022.


Speakers announced for leading built environment event

28 April, 2022

Full speaker programs have been announced for Be Summit, DesignBUILD, Total Facilities and Digital Construction Week, ahead of the events' launch in May.


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