Deputy Premier tables report on review of WHS (MPS) laws

18 November, 2020

The NSW Deputy Premier has tabled the report into the statutory review of the WHS (Mines and Petroleum Sites) laws; the review has made 40 recommendations for improvements to the laws.

Building supervisor fined for non-compliance

18 November, 2020

The supervisor of a house construction in WA has been fined $5000 for failing to comply with approved plans or building standards for the house.

Safe Work Australia updates WHS regulations for GHS 7

12 November, 2020

Safe Work Australia has updated the Model WHS Regulations (Hazardous Chemicals) Amendment 2020 ahead of the two-year transition to GHS 7, commencing in January 2021.

Vic Govt invests $500,000 in start-up contracts

09 November, 2020

The Victorian Government has allocated $500,000 worth of IT contract work to three local start-ups to develop technology solutions for workplace safety, transport and education.

Report: COVID-19 prompts 533 workers compensation claims

06 November, 2020

Safe Work Australia has released a snapshot of workers compensation claims related to COVID-19 up to 31 July 2020.

Signs your workplace does not take mental health seriously

29 October, 2020

The Black Dog Institute is urging workplaces to proactively support employees who need mental health support by implementing proven programs.

Audit program sets sights on mining aviation safety

28 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Flight Safety Foundation

The Basic Aviation Risk Standard program, implemented by the Flight Safety Foundation, has reduced aviation accidents in the mining sector since 2012.

WorkSafe ACT enforces residential construction safety

23 October, 2020

As part of Operation Safe Project, WorkSafe ACT inspectors have visited 10 residential construction sites to improve industry safety standards.

Compliance audit findings for high-risk construction work

21 October, 2020

SafeWork SA has released the findings of its compliance audit focusing on Safe Work Method Statements for high-risk construction work.

Augusta Zadow Award winners revealed for 2020

15 October, 2020

The winners of the 2020 Augusta Zadow Awards will test the effectiveness of VR-based training for forklift operation and co-design safety workshops for students.

Second compliance audit for SA on silica dust exposure

07 October, 2020

Following compliance audits for respirable crystalline silica dust exposure risks in 2019, SafeWork SA will perform a second round of audits in October 2020.

Enhancing WHSE and safety reporting with NLG narratives

06 October, 2020 by Simon Geragthy, Safety Reporting Advisor, Relius Reports | Supplied by: Relius Reports

How can the use of Natural Language Generation (NLG) make it easier to generate custom WHSE reports where the data has been accurately analysed and interpreted?

Nominations open for 2021 Comcare National WHS Awards

02 October, 2020

The 2021 Comcare National Work Health and Safety Awards are now accepting nominations for excellence in workplace health and safety.

INX Assessor practical assessments

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: INX Software Pty Ltd

With INX Assessor, training administrators can leverage the form template designer capability to create and manage a library of assessment forms for assessors to conduct and record practical assessments.

Second scaffolding safety blitz for NSW

01 October, 2020

A new scaffolding safety blitz has been announced for NSW construction sites, after a recent safety blitz saw 800 notices issued across the state.

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