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.
Seven workers suffered chemical burns and about 160 workers were evacuated following a chemical spill at a Melbourne factory on Wednesday 20 June 2007.
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 natural disaster declaration for the Hunter region and Central Coast has resulted in the cancellation of the E-Safe 2007 event, which was to be held in Parramatta this Wednesday and Thursday, 13-14 June.
The recent deaths of two men in Victorian workplaces have led to an appeal by WorkSafe for industries to review workplace safety.
The Asbestos Disease Society of Victoria believes that almost everyone has been exposed to some asbestos fibre at some point, but for most the risk is very small. Reassuring words, but why does the mere mention of asbestos send a shiver down the spine?