Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has advised employers to be vigilant and maintain safety as they prepare to clean up in or around their workplaces.
Queensland miners will have more protection from lung diseases following the launch of a mobile health unit to screen for black lung and other mine dust diseases.
A safety alert about the risks of handling hazardous goods has been issued after four people were injured following a workplace explosion and fire.
Safe Work Australia has released guidelines to help medical practitioners monitor the health of workers exposed to organophosphate pesticides.
The guide is specifically designed for consignors of dangerous goods packages below placard load quantity.
ASEA has released guidelines to help water and sewerage providers reduce the risk of exposure to asbestos fibres released from asbestos-cement (AC) pipes.
Safe Work Australia has released a fact sheet to help persons conducting a business or undertaking manage the risks of solar ultraviolate radiation (UVR) in the workplace.
Researchers have developed a new copper surface that can kill bacteria more than 100 times faster than standard copper, to combat the threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
The NSW Resources Regulator has published the key compliance priorities for January–June 2022, to increase industry confidence in its regulatory activities.
Western Australia has released exposure drafts of regulations, before the commencement of work health and safety reforms in March 2022.
Field trials of a new technology that is designed to detect dangerous levels of respirable crystalline silica are underway in NSW, as part of the NSW Dust Strategy 2020–22.
Businesses, health and safety representatives, and people who have returned to work after injury are among the finalists for Victoria's 2021 WorkSafe Awards.
Extraction systems that reliably detect hazardous substances are among the key respiratory protections for welders; here is an overview of the systems available.
The 23rd edition of the Comparative Performance Monitoring report has been released by Safe Work Australia, providing trend analyses on WHS regulations in Australia.