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Sound ground support methods improve underground mining safety

12 March, 2020

Research-based engineering design methods help make the Western Australian underground mining sector safer, more cost-effective and more productive.


Learn from the British Corporate Manslaughter experience

12 March, 2020 by Marie Kinsella* | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

'Lessons we can learn from the British Corporate Manslaughter experience' will be presented by Ian Wallis at the Workplace Health & Safety Show, 27–28 May 2020.


The evaluation of adhesive bonding safety: a techno-economical approach

04 March, 2020 by Dr Martin Brandtner-Hafner* | Supplied by: Fracture Analytics

A specalist in assessment and benchmarking of adhesives and composites for high-tech industries outlines some safety-relevant findings from a recent study.


2016 Dreamworld tragedy Coroner findings released, Queensland promotes "world class" safety laws

26 February, 2020

The Qld Government promotes its "world class" safety laws as the Coroners Court findings into the 2016 deaths of four at Dreamworld are released.


Strategy to protect workers from silicosis

25 February, 2020

The NSW Government has established a new strategy to protect workers from contracting deadly lung disease silicosis, which is caused by dry cutting stone.


WorkSafe ACT continues inspection of construction sites

20 February, 2020

WorkSafe ACT has issued over 70 notices to construction sites for serious safety breaches, following two worker deaths in 2020.


Dates announced for Workplace Health & Safety Show 2020

17 February, 2020

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will be held on 27–28 May 2020, at the Melbourne Convention Centre, as a key event of #SAFETYSCAPE.


Victoria "on notice" ahead of new workplace manslaughter laws

14 February, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria has put out a call to all Victorian workplaces to put health and safety first ahead of new workplace manslaughter laws in force from July.


Painter killed by fall from roof

12 February, 2020

A 69-year-old painter has died after falling through a carport roof in Victoria. WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the incident.


Coronavirus prompts economic crisis talks in Qld

11 February, 2020

Queensland Government representatives attended a Roundtable Industry Forum to discuss the economic impacts of coronavirus on the state.


OFSC accredited companies survey: 2019 results

05 February, 2020

We take a look at the Office of the Federal Safety Commission's results from a 2019 survey of WHS Accreditation Scheme building and construction companies.


Mining bosses could face jail, $13m fine for worker deaths

05 February, 2020

New laws by the Queensland Government could lead to mining bosses facing 20 years in jail if their criminal negligence causes the death of mine or quarry workers.


SafeWork SA auditing high-risk construction work

04 February, 2020

From February 2020, inspectors from SafeWork SA will carry out inspections of construction sites to ensure their compliance with safe work method statements.


Truck driver dies after workplace incident in Ballarat

03 February, 2020

A man has died in an industrial yard in Ballarat; this brings the number of workplace deaths in 2020 to five, which is two more than this time last year.


Your contractor compliance solution could be failing you

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Conserve

There are three key elements your business needs for contractor compliance. Without all of them your business could be at risk.


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