2022 WHS Excellence Showcase Champions revealed

07 December, 2022

The recipients of the inaugural WHS Champions Showcase awards, formerly known as the SafeWork Awards, have been revealed during a ceremony at the Maritime Museum.

Why action must be taken on truck driver health

07 December, 2022 by Amy Steed

Research shows that the health of many male truck drivers is in peril, with 6067 lives predicted to be lost within a decade.

Resources sector launches workplace sexual harassment campaign

07 December, 2022

A national campaign has been launched to help address workplace sexual harassment in the resources sector by reinforcing a clear expectation of behavioural standards.

Employers urged to look out for young workers this holiday season

05 December, 2022

With many young workers seeking holiday jobs, employers have been urged to ensure that new starters receive the training they need to work safely.

Heavy vehicle safety grant program submissions open

23 November, 2022

Submissions have been opened by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) for Round 8 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

NSW employers to face on-the-spot fines for WHS breaches

21 November, 2022

SafeWork NSW inspectors can now issue on-the-spot fines of up to $3600 for existing electrical work and asbestos offences.

Vic research institute commends Apprenticeships Taskforce

09 November, 2022

The McKell Institute has praised the Victorian Government after it pledged to establish an Apprenticeships Taskforce to ensure tradespeople are working in safe environments.

Winners unveiled for inaugural Bright Ideas safety awards

03 November, 2022

The recipients of Australian Country Choice's inaugural Bright Ideas safety awards were revealed on the last day of National Work Safety Month.

Winners revealed for Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

31 October, 2022

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has announced the winners of the 2022 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.

Event seeks to commemorate truck drivers lost to suicide

28 October, 2022

The Grinding Gears, Burning Diesel Lifeline North Coast truck convoy will take place on 12 November 2022, to show support for truck driver mental health.

Stress, burnout behind exodus from construction sector

20 October, 2022

Australian construction leaders have reported losing skilled workers due to high levels of stress and burnout in the sector, according to new research from Procore.

SafeWork NSW prioritises machine safety with compliance visits

20 October, 2022

Manufacturers across the Sydney metropolitan area have received visits from SafeWork NSW Inspectors to ensure machine safety.

SWA kicks off National Safe Work Month

12 October, 2022

Safe Work Australia has celebrated the start of National Safe Work Month by releasing resources about common work health and safety hazards and risks.

Government introduces Bill to tackle sexual harassment at work

10 October, 2022

The newly introduced Bill aims to implement seven further recommendations made by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins in the Respect@Work Report.

NSW adopts WHS regulations to address psychosocial hazards at work

07 October, 2022

New South Wales has made amendments to the Model WHS Regulations by imposing a positive duty to manage psychosocial risks in the workplace.

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