The Workplace Health & Safety Show 2021 has released its full free education program, featuring a range of seminars and forums for WHS representatives.
The ACT Government has announced plans to enact tougher industrial manslaughter legislation to better protect workers and prevent workplace tragedies.
The NSW Government will invest more than $100 million in the safety and protection of workers in the mining sector, as part of the 2021–22 Budget.
The Australian minerals industry has taken steps to support the mental health and resilience of its workforce through the launch of the MineWell app.
Andrew Tunstall has been appointed as the Chief Inspector of Mines, after previously serving as the Principal Inspector of Mines since 2008.
SafeWork SA has published guidelines and information about entry permit holders, to help foster an understanding of expectations under the WHS Act.
SafeWork SA has cracked down on asbestos removalists, issuing an immediate suspension to a Class B asbestos removal licence holder for safety breaches.
Western Australia records its first imprisonment for a work health and safety offence, and the sentence is the longest imprisonment term ever imposed in Australia.
A mentally healthy workplace and increased employee engagement are interdependent — by looking after employees' mental wellbeing, productivity will rise.
Research shows that a booming economy could lead to increased pressures on workers in the manufacturing and construction sectors, leading to a spike in workplace injuries.
Standards Australia has published a revised standard that outlines the safety requirements for the operation of boilers and pressure equipment devices.
A Queensland painter has been fined $3000 for failing to protect the public or workers from asbestos while painting a Norman Park house.
The Workplace Health & Safety Show will return to Sydney from 7–8 September 2021, with live demonstrations, seminars, panels and interactive forums.
Interested parties can now provide feedback regarding proposed amendments to legislation about work health and safety and mines and petroleum sites.