Workforce by Avetta mobile safety app

12 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Avetta

The Workforce by Avetta mobile app offers digital ID cards that empower workers to use their smartphones to take LMS training, become compliant and access worksites securely.

Virtual reality training program to make firefighting safer

06 April, 2023 | Supplied by: FLAIM Systems

FLAIM Systems, the developer of a fully immersive virtual reality firefighting training system, has received $6.7 million in funding from Breakthrough Victoria.

VR training lab boosts workplace safety

05 April, 2023

A new virtual reality training lab for the resources industry has been opened in Mackay, providing more diverse training options for workers.

New mental health training programs for managers

05 April, 2023

The Black Dog Institute has launched two new mental health training programs for leaders in the workplace, to improve mental health outcomes for employees.

Fair long service leave for casual coalminers

03 April, 2023

The federal government will introduce legislation to ensure that casual coalminers receive the same long-service leave entitlements as their full-time counterparts.

New code to improve mental health in Qld workplaces

03 April, 2023

A new work health and safety code which aims to improve mental health in Queensland workplaces has come into effect, to protect workers and deliver a framework to minimise risks.

Speakers revealed for Workplace Health & Safety Show Brisbane

31 March, 2023 | Supplied by: International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

Industry leaders and innovators at the Workplace Health & Safety Show Brisbane will cover a variety of topics, including major hazards and injury prevention.

SafeWork SA crackdown on unsanitary construction sites

27 March, 2023

A recent report has found that a lack of access to clean and hygienic toilets is a major gripe among construction workers in South Australia.

Worker fined $110,920 for workers compensation fraud

24 March, 2023

A Victorian machine operator and business owner has been found guilty of workers compensation fraud, fined and sentenced to a 24-month community corrections order.

WorkSafe Victoria investigates coolroom fatality

24 March, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a truck driver who was found dead in a low-oxygenated coolroom at a Shepparton warehouse.

LiftEx Regional event to debut in Sydney

23 March, 2023

LiftEx Regional will take place from 24–25 May in Sydney, as the first ever event for the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association in Australia and New Zealand.

WHSS launches Cleaning & Hygiene Zone

17 March, 2023

The Workplace Health and Safety Show has launched the Cleaning & Hygiene Zone, a precinct in the show that will focus on workplace hygiene and cleaning products.

Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards nominations open

13 March, 2023

Nominations have opened for the 2023 Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards in Western Australia.

Suicide prevention program launched for construction industry

13 March, 2023 | Supplied by: OzHelp Foundation

The OzHelp Foundation has launched a program that builds on mental health and wellbeing foundations for industries in which workers are most at risk of suicide.

Regulator urges employers to make safety a priority in 2023

06 March, 2023

WorkSafe Victoria has called on all Victorians to prioritise health and safety in the workplace following the deaths of 61 workers in 2022.

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