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Rail construction worker hospitalised after 8 m fall

12 September, 2018

A bricklayer has been injured after he allegedly fell eight metres through an unprotected hole at the construction site for the Castle Hill railway station in Sydney.


Trucking industry safety summit tackles key issues

12 September, 2018

Attendees at this year's Supply Chain Safety & Compliance Summit have identified key issues that need to be addressed in the trucking industry.


Falling glass sheets crush worker

11 September, 2018

A Queensland worker sustained serious crush injuries in August 2018, allegedly after multiple sheets of balustrading glass fell on him.


SICK appoints new Managing Director

06 September, 2018

A new Managing Director has been appointed at SICK Australia and New Zealand.


Adoption of ISO 45001

03 September, 2018

The adoption of ISO 45001 as a joint Australian and New Zealand standard has been formally accepted.


Greencap 10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Greencap Limited

The 10675NAT Course in Asbestos Awareness provides participants with the skills and knowledge to identify and appropriately manage asbestos in the workplace.


Get focused on mental health this October

27 August, 2018

Queensland Mental Health Week 2018 will be held from 6–14 October, with a number of ways that people can get involved.


WA machine repair safety inspections underway

24 August, 2018

An inspection program that focuses on machinery repair will be carried out in WA workplaces.


Around one-third of NZ workers report bullying

23 August, 2018

Up to one in three NZ workers are experiencing some kind of workplace bullying or harassment each year, according to research.


Two construction site falls spark warnings

20 August, 2018

Two falls at construction sites in Victoria within 24 hours have prompted warnings about safety.


Trench fall kills construction worker

20 August, 2018

A worker has died after he fell into a deep trench at a housing estate under construction in Wallan.


Update on review of model WHS laws

20 August, 2018

Public submissions for the review — which is looking at whether model WHS laws are achieving the objectives stated in the model WHS Act — have now closed.


Hazardous chemical classification guide updated

20 August, 2018

Updates to the guide provide clear, simple and practical information to help businesses classify the chemicals they use.


Mental health is not a scary conversation

16 August, 2018 by Jimmy Thomson, Jonah Group | Supplied by: Jonah Group

Workplaces can actively try and improve the mental health of employees, with programs aimed specifically at reducing stigma around mental health issues.


Talking about the impact of workplace injuries

15 August, 2018

Victorian workers from various industries share their stories about workplace health and safety issues as part of WorkSafe Victoria's awareness program.


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