The Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA) chair, John Watson, today announced the launch of a website for the national body at www.hwsa.org.au.
A state funeral held today has honoured Bernie Banton, the face of anti-asbestos campaigns across Australia, after his death last Tuesday.
Peter Thompson from Kagan Logistics has received the 2007 Queensland Trucking Association Industry Safety Award, presented by the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA).
A NSW company has been fined $130,000 for risks taken by one of their contractors.
Wakaflex is a non-lead, flexible, non-toxic and lightweight replacement for all abutments and rising roof structures where lead would have traditionally been used.
The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC), the largest injury prevention centre in the Southern Hemisphere, is set to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a gala dinner on 14 November 2007.
BOC is helping businesses comply with the new AS5034 standard for beverage-dispensing gases, which comes into effect on 1 January 2008.
Workers in all occupations across Victoria are being urged to â€œlearn the latest and stay up to dateâ€ by attending a free seminar during this year's Work Safe Week.
New laws for the ACT have commenced this month for asbestos management in non-residential premises.
The Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2007 came into force on 24 July 2007, considerably improving the framework for monitoring agricultural and veterinary chemical use in Victoria.
SafeWork SA has warned farmers to include firearm safety in their OHS after a case before the SA Industrial Relations Court last Friday.
New laws came into effect on 1 July 2007 in NSW, governing asbestos removal to improve safety in homes and workplaces.
CalAir Pipe Systems has formulated a halogen-free, flame-retardant version of its pipe systems. It retains all the established advantages of polymers â€” including good flexibility â€” but doesnâ€™t lose its strength or pressure capabilities under demanding operational conditions.
A Tintinara farmer was fined $22,000 plus costs last week for a lack of safety procedures with explosives on his farm, which led to an employee losing his hand two years ago.
The recent deaths of two men in Victorian workplaces have led to an appeal by WorkSafe for industries to review workplace safety.