World Safety Congress gives voice to injured workers

30 November, 2023

The Family and Injured Workers Support and Advisory Group hosted a session at the World Safety Congress to advise the NSW Government on how to improve workplace health and safety.

World Safety Congress comes to Sydney

29 November, 2023

The 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, an international event focused on the prevention of workplace harm, has commenced in Sydney.

New MoU to mark National Asbestos Awareness Week

20 November, 2023

The National Association of Testing Authorities has signed an MoU with the Victorian Asbestos Eradication Agency to ensure the reliability of asbestos testing in government buildings.

CSIRO launches $18m project to develop worker safety tech

17 November, 2023

A collaboration between CSIRO and five universities will develop futuristic new tools and systems to keep Australians safe from harm at work.

Bunnings, MATES in Construction raise $500K for mental health

17 November, 2023

Bunnings Trade and MATES in Construction have raised $500,000 through the sale of hoodies, in an effort to support mental health and suicide prevention initiatives.

SWA campaign urges workers to be silica smart

17 November, 2023

A new phase of the 'Clean Air. Clear Lungs.' occupational lung diseases campaign from Safe Work Australia aims to improve understanding of the hazards of silica dust.

NSW, Vic conduct construction safety blitz

10 November, 2023

SafeWork NSW and WorkSafe Victoria have conducted a cross-border inspection of construction sites to reduce the risk of falls and exposure to asbestos.

SafeWork NSW issues warning after concerning trend

03 November, 2023

SafeWork NSW has issued a warning for businesses about fines of up to $50,000 and potential prosecution should they fail to report workplace incidents.

Awards celebrate WA's healthy and safe workplaces

03 November, 2023

The Work Health and Safety Awards have recognised and rewarded individuals and organisational efforts in improving work health and safety.

Big Ass Fans Cool-Space evaporative cooler

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Big Ass Fans Australia Pty Ltd

The Big Ass Fans Cool-Space evaporative cooler uses only water and air movement to create a cool environment.

SafetyIQ Safety Management Software

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: SafetyIQ

The Safety Management Software from SafetyIQ is designed for organisations operating in high-risk environments or with dangerous equipment.

WorkSafe ACT cracks down on residential construction safety

27 October, 2023

Repeat offenders in the ACT's residential construction industry have been urged to improve health and safety standards for all workers.

Top tips for supporting tradies' mental health

13 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Fergus

The tradie culture on worksites has often shied away from showing emotions, shedding tears or discussing mental health.

Biennial Safety Reset for Qld resource sector workers

11 October, 2023

Workers in Queensland's coal, mineral, quarrying, petroleum, gas and explosives industries will partake in a Safety Reset to mark National Safe Work Month.

Call to prioritise safety for National Safe Work Month

10 October, 2023

Safe Work Australia has called for everyone to build safe and healthy workplaces during National Safe Work Month.

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