Workplace Relations Ministers' Council communiqué

02 June, 2008

The meeting of the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council (WRMC) in Brisbane on 23 May 2008 represented an historic watershed in cooperative federalism in the workplace relations area.

Safety website for young workers

30 May, 2008

SafeWork SA has begun a program of asking young South Australians what they need in the way of resources on workplace safety and industrial relations.

Labour hire company fined for host's unsafe practices

26 May, 2008

A labour hire company has been fined $27,500 for failing to ensure that a host company's workplace was safe before deploying its workers, after one employee’s fingers were crushed in an unguarded machine.

Poison people — who’s obstructing safety in your workplace? Part 1

16 May, 2008 by Andrew Douglas

What do military history and popular culture tell us about corporate values and the capacity to introduce change? Perhaps more than we expect.

Inaugural personal injury conference

05 May, 2008

The Personal Injury Education Foundation has recently launched its inaugural 'Personal Injury Management Conference' and 'Excellence Awards' program.

Compact plus safety light curtains

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Compact plus safety light curtains and multi-beam safety light barriers of Leuze lumiflex offer a wide range of efficient functions for a variety of applications.

Bendigo safety under scrutiny

21 April, 2008

WorkSafe inspectors will be visiting small and medium-sized businesses in Bendigo in early May, as part of the Safe Towns safety improvement campaign.

Queensland develops OHS action plans

17 April, 2008

Industry action plans have been developed to support the second stage of the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Strategy 2004–12, which aims to reduce the incidence of work-related injuries.

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16 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Compact plus safety light curtains and multi-beam safety light barriers of Leuze lumiflex feature efficient functions such as teach-in blanking, muting, override, single-/double-break, monitoring of safety switches or emergency stop push-buttons, IR-diagnosis and user friendliness.

Sparks fly after basic safety failing

11 April, 2008

Failing to properly train and supervise employees has resulted in a conviction and fine for a major civil contracting company.

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08 April, 2008 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

The Hawk IR Sightglass is a 75 mm diameter inspection window fitted to the door or inspection cover of electrical equipment enclosures. For the safe visual and thermal inspection of internal electrical components without the need to open any enclosure.

National campaign to improve safety in manufacturing

04 April, 2008

Workplace Safety authorities across Australia have commenced a safety campaign to improve machine guarding in the manufacturing industry.

Security camera

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Fork-Safe International

The Fork-Cam is an industrial CCTV system that was designed from the outset for use in heavy industrial applications.

SC22-3 safety controller

20 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

The SC22-3 safety controller is an easily configurable safety module that incorporates numerous input devices and manages multiple safety-related functions.

Workplace Safety heads discuss OHS management

20 March, 2008

Australian and New Zealand Workplace Safety Authorities met in Adelaide on 11 March 2008 to discuss the progress of a range of initiatives to further occupational health and safety management in Australian workplaces

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