A Victorian distribution and warehousing company has been fined for the unsafe handling and storage of dangerous goods.
How can health and safety protocols contribute to a safer and more effective work environment when working with thermal fluids?
A campaign launched by WorkSafe Victoria aims to raise awareness about the upcoming ban on engineered stone, effective 1 July 2024.
SafeWork NSW has launched an online Asbestos Awareness and Safety Course to provide tradies with essential education on how to best protect themselves when handling asbestos-containing products.
WorkSafe Victoria has urged employers and tradespeople to be aware of the risk of asbestos exposure, as it still poses a significant risk to workers.
Asbestos-related diseases kill more than 4000 Australians every year — 235% more than the number who died on the roads in 2022.
IKEA and Bunnings are among the major retailers that have announced plans to phase out engineered stone products, to protect workers from its potentially fatal effects.
The Global Heat Transfer thermal fluid analysis kit and light ends removal kit are designed to help manufacturers and other businesses operating heat transfer fluid systems to better understand the condition of thermal fluid, and improve workplace safety.
Slater and Gordon has voiced its support for the Safe Work Australia report that proposes a national ban on engineered stone.
Sellafield, a UK-based nuclear site, has increasingly made use of robots to enhance safety for its workers.
A suite of new resources has been launched to mark National Asbestos Awareness Month and to ensure Australians continue to learn to manage asbestos safely.
Lung Foundation Australia has launched a Silicosis Social Work program, a free, telephone-based support network for people living with silicosis, their family and carers.