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Safety first in regional Victoria as construction booms

22 April, 2022

Employers and tradies across regional Victoria have been urged to prioritise safety on construction sites, as the sector faces increasing demands.


Impacts of rising temperatures on outdoor worker safety

20 April, 2022

Research from Charles Sturt University has investigated how the changing climate is impacting people's ability to work outdoors.


SWA fact sheet outlines WHS duties in a contractual chain

20 April, 2022

Safe Work Australia has published a fact sheet to help PCBUs within a contractual chain uphold their WHS obligations and consult with other PCBUs with whom they share a duty.


Online resources to support young worker safety

20 April, 2022

Employers and workers have been encouraged to access the Young Worker eToolkit released by SafeWork NSW, featuring information to support young worker safety.


Embracing technology trends to enhance workplace health and safety

19 April, 2022

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, New Zealand businesses have been encouraged to implement software that will protect people, mitigate risk and meet WHS obligations.


Boosting workplace safety with digital risk management

12 April, 2022 by Trishan Khan – Business Development Manager at Pervidi | Supplied by: Pervidi

Digital risk management enables inspectors and managers to simplify the audit trail and update safety inspections in line with industry regulations.


Partnership to improve mental health across transport industry

12 April, 2022

Pickles has entered into a Corporate Charity Partnership with Healthy Heads Trucks & Sheds to improve the mental health of workers across the road transport industry.


Nominations open for Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

12 April, 2022

WorkSafe Queensland has opened nominations for the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards which recognise safety initiatives implemented by workers and companies.


Protecht.ERM risk management system

12 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Protecht Group Services Pty Ltd

Protecht has launched its Marketplace, which allows rapid implementation of Protecht.ERM and provides preconfigured registers, workflows and reports for installation into Protecht.ERM.


Training to address gendered violence in the construction sector

07 April, 2022

Construction workers will receive training about speaking up against gendered violence, as part of the Active Bystander/Gender Equity training rolled out across the ACT.


Feedback sought for demolition licensing regulations

06 April, 2022

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on new demolition licensing regulations that will strengthen safety standards and provide greater clarity to industry.


Cross-border inspections boost construction site safety

06 April, 2022

Inspectors from WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW have visited construction sites across Albury and Wodonga, to raise the profile of health and safety issues.


Nominations open for Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards

06 April, 2022

Nominations have opened for Western Australia's Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards which recognise outstanding innovations in health and safety across all workplaces.


App enables workers to report safety issues anonymously

06 April, 2022

An app has made workplaces across New South Wales safer for all employees, by allowing workers to raise safety concerns anonymously with SafeWork NSW.


Construction sector records highs and lows in injury claims

01 April, 2022

The construction industry has recorded the second highest number of serious workers' compensation claims, per a report published by Safe Work Australia.


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