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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.


WA Dept of Justice fined $900,000 after worker injured in dog attack

30 March, 2022

The WA Department of Justice has been fined after a worker was seriously injured in a dog attack. The fine is the highest imposed for a breach of workplace safety laws in WA.


ELMO Software Hybrid Work, Wellbeing modules

30 March, 2022 | Supplied by: ELMO Software

ELMO Software has launched two new modules, Hybrid Work and Wellbeing, to help businesses manage the new way of working during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Vic introduces legislation to protect labour hire workers

25 March, 2022

Victoria has implemented new laws to better protect labour hire workers and ensure they have the same rights and protections as direct employees.


Celebrating women in EHS: nominations open

24 March, 2022

SAI360 has opened nominations to recognise outstanding women in environment health and safety, as part of a special online tribute.


Vic releases specialised safety advice for seasonal workers

24 March, 2022

Pacific Islander workers will receive safety resources in their own language as part of an initiative to help them stay safe while working on Victorian farms.


Unions call for funding for first responders' mental health

22 March, 2022

The NSW Government has been urged to renew funding for the Black Dog Institute's Traumatic Stress Clinic, to provide mental health support for first responders.


Vic introduces new laws to improve workplace safety

22 March, 2022

The Workplace Safety Legislation and Other Matters Amendment Act 2022 is now in force in Victoria, to prevent workplace safety incidents and improve outcomes for injured workers.


WA to introduce new WHS laws and regulations

17 March, 2022

Western Australia has taken steps to modernise its work health and safety laws, with the new work health and safety regulations to come into effect from 31 March 2022.


Workforce management platform

17 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Avetta

Avetta One Workforce Management assists companies in onboarding, qualifying, training and tracking contractors across their supply chain.


Welding manufacturer upgrades to new premises in Sydney

15 March, 2022

Welding equipment manufacturer Kemppi Australia has moved its head office into new, purpose-designed premises in Wetherill Park, Sydney.


Safety industry pioneers to convene at Workplace Health & Safety Show

15 March, 2022

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will take place at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 25–26 May and will feature a range of innovative technologies.


Survey reveals Metro Tasmania bus drivers are threatened at work

10 March, 2022

A survey of Metro Tasmania bus drivers has found that seven out of 10 bus drivers have been threatened while at work.


SWA seeks feedback from workers about National Safe Work Month

10 March, 2022

Safe Work Australia has encouraged workers and employers to provide feedback about National Safe Work Month through an online survey.


Registrations open for Australian Manufacturing Week 2022

01 March, 2022

Registrations have opened for Australian Manufacturing Week. The exhibition will take place in Sydney in June 2022, under the theme 'Where technology meets innovation'.


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