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Around one-third of NZ workers report bullying

23 August, 2018

Up to one in three NZ workers are experiencing some kind of workplace bullying or harassment each year, according to research.


Trench fall kills construction worker

20 August, 2018

A worker has died after he fell into a deep trench at a housing estate under construction in Wallan.


Update on review of model WHS laws

20 August, 2018

Public submissions for the review — which is looking at whether model WHS laws are achieving the objectives stated in the model WHS Act — have now closed.


Two construction site falls spark warnings

20 August, 2018

Two falls at construction sites in Victoria within 24 hours have prompted warnings about safety.


Hazardous chemical classification guide updated

20 August, 2018

Updates to the guide provide clear, simple and practical information to help businesses classify the chemicals they use.


Mental health is not a scary conversation

16 August, 2018 by Jimmy Thomson, Jonah Group | Supplied by: Jonah Group

Workplaces can actively try and improve the mental health of employees, with programs aimed specifically at reducing stigma around mental health issues.


Talking about the impact of workplace injuries

15 August, 2018

Victorian workers from various industries share their stories about workplace health and safety issues as part of WorkSafe Victoria's awareness program.


Take a safety moment in October

13 August, 2018

During National Safe Work Month, Safe Work Australia is asking you to 'take a safety moment' to prevent harm in the workplace.


Worker crushed by prime mover

10 August, 2018

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued an alert following a tragic incident where a worker was fatally crushed by a prime mover.


Mental health campaign helps businesses

08 August, 2018

A campaign launched by beyondblue has been designed to help businesses create mentally healthy workplaces.


Gendered violence at uni the focus of new video

07 August, 2018

A new video has been rolled out as part of the effort to prevent gendered violence on university campuses.


Theme parks receive rigorous safety standards

06 August, 2018

There will be a major overhaul of safety standards for the theme park and amusement ride industry.


New safety inspectors graduate from training

06 August, 2018

WorkSafe Victoria has welcomed a new group of safety inspectors, after they graduated from a 17-week training program.


Five lessons in leadership from the Thai cave rescue mission

03 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Safety Dimensions

What does the successful Thai cave rescue mission teach us about leadership?


Workplace exposure standards consultation RIS opens

03 August, 2018

The standards for workplace exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances under model Work Health and Safety laws are now open for consultation.


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