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New eligibility requirements for electrical licences

25 June, 2018

New requirements for electrical contractor licences in Queensland will come into effect from 1 July 2018.


Slewing crane crushes worker

22 June, 2018

A Queensland worker sustained serious injuries after he was crushed by a truck-mounted crane in May 2018.


Police and truck drivers talk safety over coffee

20 June, 2018

NSW Police and the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) have met with truck drivers in Parkes as part of their Coffee with a Cop initiative.


Cross border program targets construction site falls

19 June, 2018

WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW are working together to prevent falls from occurring on construction sites in both states.


Workplace psychological health guide released

15 June, 2018

Safe Work Australia has published a national guidance on how employers and workers can build a psychologically healthy and safe workplace.


How the temperature affects workplace injuries

14 June, 2018

The risk of workplace injuries increases in hot and cold environments, according to a new study from Spain.


uvex celebrates 30 years of safety

12 June, 2018 | Supplied by: UVEX SAFETY AUSTRALIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

uvex safety Australia is celebrating its 30th anniversary through a competition to win a piece of Olympic history.


Conserve online contractor management system

08 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Conserve

The Conserve online contractor management system allows the use of a web platform to automate the process of contractor prequalification.


Asbestos advocate Terry Miller passes away

08 June, 2018

A champion of fellow asbestos victims in South Australia, Terry Miller OAM passed away on Thursday, 31 May 2018.


Pressurised gas hose causes fatal head injuries

08 June, 2018

A Queensland worker has died after he received severe head injuries during the removal of a hose from a 100-tonne pressure vehicle.


Heart disorders more common in stressful jobs

07 June, 2018

Research suggests that being stressed at work is associated with a 48% higher risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation.


Battling violence against frontline medical staff

07 June, 2018 by Amy Steed

Sedative injections, stab-proof vests and body-worn cameras are just some of the measures being introduced to tackle increasing violence against medical staff.


Stressed male workers may die younger

07 June, 2018

A new international study suggests men who work in stressful jobs may be at higher risk for an early death — but the same is not true for women.


Code for transport of dangerous goods updated

07 June, 2018

Changes will be made to regulations surrounding the transport of dangerous goods in Australia.


Heavy vehicle industry safety improved by PBS changes

06 June, 2018

National Transport Commission recommendations to improve the Performance-Based Standard scheme have been approved by Australia’s Transport Ministers.


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