Vic regulators promote safety for solar rollout

12 October, 2018

A Victoria-wide rollout of 30,000 solar power and hot water systems will be supported by three regulators within the state.

Seminar held for World Mental Health Day

12 October, 2018

Safe Work Australia held a seminar about mentally healthy workplaces, coinciding with World Mental Health Day on 10 October.

NSW businesses vie for safety awards

10 October, 2018

The finalists of the annual SafeWork NSW Awards have now been announced.

Worksites of the future on display at new event

04 October, 2018

Drones, productivity apps, autonomous control, robotics and virtual reality are all helping to improve efficiencies in the civil construction sector.

Horseracing safety guide released

03 October, 2018

A racing industry guide has been released by WorkSafe Victoria, designed for trainers, venues and other employers.

Parcel delivery group appoints safety manager

03 October, 2018

A health, safety, quality and risk (HSQR) manager has been appointed at CouriersPlease (CP).

Return to work award winners revealed

03 October, 2018

Winners of the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2018 have been announced at a ceremony in Brisbane.

Contractor compliance best practice

01 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Conserve

A metal recycling business needed an efficient and accessible platform to improve pre-qualification of contractors and ensure ongoing contractor compliance.

How to avoid chronic pain from too much sitting

28 September, 2018

One in two Australians spend over half of their day sitting down, which has the potential to damage their health.

Improving facilities management safety practices

27 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Sodexo

A new series of international standards, including ISO 45001 certification, is being adopted to transform safety and facilities management practices.

Gig economy worker conditions under review

27 September, 2018

Widespread claims of workers being underpaid and poorly treated in the gig economy have prompted an inquiry by the Victorian Government.

Tackling arthritis risks for tradies

27 September, 2018

Due to the physically demanding nature of their work, tradies are particularly susceptible to developing arthritis.

New ambassador for Health and Safety month

26 September, 2018

Australian basketballer Lauren Jackson has signed on as an ambassador for WorkSafe Victoria's Health and Safety Month this October.

How to improve safety in civil construction

26 September, 2018

Fostering individual accountability through a human-centred safety system fundamentally improves on the standard, process-based safety approach.

WHS awards recognise innovative safety solutions

24 September, 2018

A wide range of innovative safety solutions has been recognised at the 2018 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

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