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WorkSafe Health and Safety Month back on the road

13 September, 2022

The WorkSafe Health and Safety Month will take place across 14 regional centres in October, followed by a week-long series of webinar sessions.


CSIRO brings WHS to life with virtual reality training offer

08 September, 2022

CSIRO has launched a new training package that uses virtual reality to simulate risk scenarios, to help participants gain an understanding of relevant control measures in a safe environment.


New WHS Mines and Petroleum regulation comes into effect in NSW

08 September, 2022

The new WHS (Mines and Petroleum) Regulation has come into effect to establish a modern work health and safety system.


Construction site inspections target safety issues

07 September, 2022

Inspectors from WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW have visited construction sites in both states, to highlight the risks of falls from height and respirable crystalline silica.


Man charged for assaulting WorkSafe officer

07 September, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria has charged a man after a series of incidents during an investigation of alleged safety breaches at a construction site in June 2021.


Survey reveals mental health struggles of tradespeople

25 August, 2022

A survey conducted by Steel Blue and Beyond Blue has revealed that one in five Aussie tradespeople wouldn't tell anyone if they had depression.


Qld announces new road rules to better protect emergency workers

25 August, 2022

Queensland has introduced new road rules that will require motorists to move over and slow down for emergency services workers.


Free toolkit promotes mentally healthy workplaces for small businesses

25 August, 2022

Small businesses across Victoria can now access a free online toolkit that provides tailored support to help them foster mentally healthy workplaces.


OzHelp, Monash University partner to reveal Health in Gear outcomes

24 August, 2022

OzHelp has partnered with Monash University to deliver an independent evaluation of its Health in Gear transport and logistics worker wellbeing program.


Vic safety regulator delivers new grants to boost workplace safety

23 August, 2022 | Supplied by: WorkSafe Victoria

WorkSafe Victoria has awarded $2.47 million worth of grants to nine projects to reduce workplace harm and improve outcomes for injured workers.


Registrations open for Safe Work Month 2022

18 August, 2022

Health and safety representatives, managers, safety professionals and workers in all industry sectors are encouraged to register for Safe Work Month in October.


Data-driven OHS: a practical approach

17 August, 2022 | Supplied by: SAI360

How the fundamentals of data collection in OHS still matter in the age of digitalisation and pandemics.


Workplace Health & Safety Show Sydney announces speaker line-up

15 August, 2022

The Workplace Health & Safety Show Sydney has announced the line-up of speakers for its September conference.


How Paralympians are changing workplace safety attitudes

09 August, 2022 | Supplied by: icare

There's one thing that's always guaranteed to happen when icare speaker Kahi Puru visits a workplace...


Communicating OHS across languages: Vic updates compliance code

03 August, 2022

WorkSafe has released updated guidance to help employers better communicate health and safety messages to employees across multilingual workplaces.


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