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Cost of workplace sun exposure revealed

22 May, 2018 by

Using a range of secondary sources, including official government records and health surveys, researchers have revealed the true economic burden of skin cancer.

Extreme weather reporting app wins safety hackathon

22 May, 2018 by

An app concept that improves public reports about safety concerns such as landslides and fallen trees has won the Motorola Solutions Public Safety Hackathon.

Two companies convicted over powerline incident

22 May, 2018 by

A plumbing company and a scaffolding company both received convictions after an apprentice was seriously burnt while guttering.

Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 495

22 May, 2018 by

Would you feel safe travelling in an automated vehicle? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.

Unsafe builder and scaffolder fined at same job site

21 May, 2018 by

Convictions and fines totalling $62,000 have been handed to two Melbourne companies for unsafe scaffolding and construction practices on the same site.

Are you losing sleep over rude colleagues?

21 May, 2018 by

Ruminating on a bad day at work can disrupt healthy sleep patterns, according to new research.

Cost of health-related work incapacity revealed

08 May, 2018 by

It is estimated that 786,000 Australians who were unable to work due to ill health, injury or disability received income support in 2015–16.

WA releases guidance on working safely in roof spaces

07 May, 2018 by

The dangers of working in roof spaces have been highlighted by the deaths of two WA electrical workers from 2013–2016.

Scalping injury appeal leads to larger fine and conviction

07 May, 2018 by

A Shepparton fruit packing company has had a conviction imposed and fine increased to $150,000, after it appealed the initial court decision.

New video sparks discussion about automated vehicles

07 May, 2018 by

A regulatory system for automated vehicles is currently under construction in Australia, with a new video released to instigate discussion around the issue.

Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 494

07 May, 2018 by

Is your company implementing a flu vaccine program this year? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.

Vic improves public safety with upgraded emergency radio

26 April, 2018 by

Motorola Solutions Australia will expand and upgrade the network, which serves Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade.

Day of mourning for workplace deaths

23 April, 2018 by

Those who lost their lives in a workplace incident or due to occupational disease will be remembered on an international day of mourning in April.

How will WHS look in 20 years?

23 April, 2018 by

Safe Work Australia and CSIRO's Data61 have produced a new report that explores trends emerging in work health and safety and workers compensation.

Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 493

23 April, 2018 by

Have you ever been injured as a result of someone else's negligence in the workplace? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.

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