Call for comment open on WA electricity code

29 August, 2023

The Work Health and Safety Commission is seeking public comment on a new draft code of practice about managing electrical risks in the workplace.

Preparing for a psychosocial hazards inspection

21 August, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

Employers are obligated to identify and address psychosocial hazards within the workplace, under the new WHS safety regulations.

A pre-construction checklist for regulatory safety compliance

17 August, 2023 | Supplied by: PlanRadar

Regulatory compliance assists the construction industry with adhering to established standards and guidelines, thereby mitigating potential risks and liabilities.

Working in heat could damage the gut: study

10 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Monash University

Australians working in hot environments run the risk of gut damage and blood poisoning, according to a new study.

SWA seeking incident notification framework feedback

01 August, 2023

Safe Work Australia is seeking feedback about improving the operation of the incident notification provisions in the Model WHS laws.

Boost to mental health support for SA emergency services

28 July, 2023

The South Australian Government has invested $1.9 million to provide additional mental health and wellbeing support for emergency services volunteers, staff and their families.

Preventing psychological harm in the construction industry

26 July, 2023 | Supplied by: University of South Australia

Construction workers under significant pressure are reporting psychological distress and suicidal thoughts, according to a study by UniSA.

More apprentices, tradies seeking mental health support

20 July, 2023

TIACS, an Australian mental health counselling service, has reported a rise in the numbers of apprentices reaching out to the service for mental health support.

Mastering workplace safety: the power of WHS software

17 July, 2023 by Dr Manuel Seidel, Founder & CEO, ecoPortal | Supplied by: ecoPortal

WHS software enables companies to move from a net-zero, compliance-based focus to a synergistic, organisation-wide transformation in culture.

Mining industry summit to promote cultural change across sector

07 July, 2023

A mining industry summit will take place on 1 August 2023, highlighting the state government's commitment to eliminating inappropriate behaviour in WA mining workplaces.

AWS White Paper: the effectiveness of welding fume product controls

06 July, 2023 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

AWS has released a White Paper based on the results of a scientific study that compares the effectiveness of different welding fume product control methods.

Innovative immersion therapy to be provided across Australia

06 July, 2023

Innovative immersion therapy provider Determined2 has partnered with Belgravia Leisure to spread the service across Australia and New Zealand.

Psychosocial harm at work on the rise

26 June, 2023 by Amy Steed

More than two-thirds of workers have experienced bullying at work in the past year, according to a NSW Government survey.

Program released for Smart Manufacturing Expo 2023

23 June, 2023

The Modern Manufacturing Expo has launched the program for the Smart Manufacturing Expo, which will return to Sydney on 20 September 2023.

Survey: LGBTQ+ staff lack resources for safe work travel

23 June, 2023

A global survey of business travellers has found that fewer than 10% of employees are offered LGBTQ+ safety information before embarking on a work trip.

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