Using AI adaptive learning to reduce worksite risks

21 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Area9 Lyceum

Organisations across a range of sectors and environments are now leveraging AI adaptive learning to address knowledge gaps and improve safety.

Worker fined $75,000 for workers compensation fraud

13 June, 2023

A man who continued to work as a cleaner and an escort while receiving workers compensation payments has been ordered to repay almost $75,000.

ACT workers reminded to complete silica training

02 June, 2023

WorkSafe ACT has reminded PCBUs to ensure that all workers who may be exposed to silica dust as part of their work have completed training about crystalline silica before 1 July 2023.

Heart and Brain Works psychosocial hazard audits

01 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Heart and Brain Works

Heart and Brain Works offers psychosocial hazard audits that use quantitative and qualitative data to help clients understand the root causes of hazards.

Partnership to deliver safer, more efficient drone flights

31 May, 2023

Drone management software provider Unleash live has partnered with UTM solutions provider AstraUTM to enhance the safety and efficiency of drone operations.

Tips for improving workplace risk awareness

24 May, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

Around 13% of spinal cord injuries in Australia are experienced in the workplace, according to a 2018 report by The Australian Institute for Health and Welfare.

R U OK? launches resources for young apprentices, trainees

18 May, 2023

R U OK? has released free resources to empower apprentices and trainees with the knowledge to have meaningful conversations and foster supportive friendships.

Electrical Safety Act open for consultation

17 May, 2023

Queenslanders are encouraged to have their say on proposed amendments to the Electrical Safety Act; feedback on key issues can be submitted until 27 June 2023.

Prioritising worker wellbeing to prevent illness and injury

17 May, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

The Workplace Health & Safety Show aims to help employers effectively develop workplace wellbeing programs to support worker mental health.

Nominations open for 2023 WorkSafe Awards

17 May, 2023

Now in their 34th year, the WorkSafe Awards recognise the achievements of those who have contributed to reducing workplace harm or improving outcomes for injured workers.

The importance of first aid training in workplace safety

10 May, 2023

First aid training has been highlighted as a key part of workplace safety, following the release of a 10-year government injury and fatality reduction strategy.

Theme revealed for National Safe Work Month 2023

08 May, 2023

Safe Work Australia has released the theme and campaign kit for National Safe Work Month, taking place in October 2023.

Qld takes steps to further support worker safety

08 May, 2023

The Queensland Government has accepted all 31 recommendations of a review into the Work Health and Safety Act and taken steps to manage silica dust in construction and manufacturing.

Blitz highlights safety issues along Vic, NSW border

28 April, 2023

Inspectors from WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW have visited construction sites in Albury and Wodonga to boost workplace safety.

WA Govt continues to tackle sexual harassment in mining

27 April, 2023

The WA Government is continuing its efforts to eliminate sexual harassment in the mining sector, with the Mental Awareness, Respect and Safety Program launching new initiatives.

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