Business

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Snowy Hydro workers threaten walk-off over unsafe work conditions

06 March, 2023

The Australian Workers' Union has raised concerns about the unsafe and unhygienic working conditions on the Snowy Hydro 2.0 project after workers were served maggot-infested food.


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.


Digital tech to improve safety in construction sector

24 February, 2023

Researchers from Victoria University have combined high-tech tools with engineering and architecture to improve safety training in the construction industry.


Aussie seafood sector launches safety program, Sea Safe

24 February, 2023

The Australian seafood industry has launched Sea Safe — a four-year program that aims to improve worker safety by driving culture improvement and change.


Workplace Health & Safety Show returns to Brisbane and Sydney

24 February, 2023

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will take place in Brisbane from 31 May–1 June and 20–21 September in Sydney.


Using data-driven safety tech to prevent workplace injuries

15 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Soter Analytics

Soter Analytics has partnered with EMP Onsite to develop a 360-degree platform that integrates technology, data and onsite health professionals to prevent workplace injuries.


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