Business

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


MTAA voices support for National Electric Vehicle Strategy

20 April, 2023

The Motor Trades Association of Australia has welcomed the National Electric Vehicle Strategy, which aims to incentivise consumers to use more fuel-efficient vehicles.


Report released following inquiry into WA agriculture sector

19 April, 2023

WorkSafe independent inquirer Pam Scott has released her report into agricultural safety in Western Australia, with eight recommendations to improve safety.


Queensland rail operator charged over fatal crash

18 April, 2023

Queensland Rail has been formally accused of neglecting health and safety obligations, resulting in death, after a worker died in a coal train crash in 2021.


SWA updates guide to manage the risks of tree work

14 April, 2023

Safe Work Australia has released updated health and safety guidance for managing the risks of tree trimming and removal work.


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