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Safety warning at Tasmania's Workplace Safe Week launch

23 October, 2006

Workplace Safe Week 2006 has launched in Tasmania with the news that workplace injuries fell by just 230 to reach 10,018 in the 2005-06 financial year.

Women tackle industrial safety

13 October, 2006 by Wendy Cramer

Three of the four Health and Safety Representative of the Year finalists in this year's WorkSafe Victoria Awards agree that while men still far outweigh women when it comes to health and safety in industrial settings, the gap is narrowing

New framework for construction safety

25 September, 2006

A national workplace safety framework has been launched to reduce injury and fatality rates in the construction industry.

Free safety assessments in Kimberley

04 September, 2006

Kimberley businesses can take advantage of a free three-hour on-site visit by an independent WorkSafe WA consultant throughout September.

ACT businesses to provide proof of insurance

11 August, 2006

A new compliance initiative by ACT WorkCover will see more than 550 businesses receive a request in coming weeks to provide evidence of a valid workers compensation policy.

Confusion over labour hire prosecutions

10 August, 2006

A spate of prosecutions has seen labour hire companies held accountable for the safety of employees they ‘on-hire’ to other employers.

Timber worker death takes the week's toll to three

26 July, 2006

A 62-year-old truck driver has died after a log being loaded onto his truck fell and hit him.

Forklift crash claims life

21 July, 2006

A man has died in hospital 10 months after his forklift tipped and crushed him.

Bizwurk OH&S management software

15 March, 2006

OH&S compliance - no longer an option. Bizwurk OH&S is designed to assist businesses with compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.

Collaboration raises the bar on forklift safety

02 January, 2006

The dangers of forklifts in Victorian workplaces are being highlighted in new industry guidance material launched today by WorkSafe Victoria.

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