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WorkSafe WA inspectors to test schools' safety

18 September, 2019

WorkSafe WA inspectors are going back to school as part of a proactive program to improve WHS for workers.

Qld resources sector could get new health and safety body

16 September, 2019

Queensland's resources sector could get a dedicated, independent health and safety body if a new Bill is successful.

Culture of entrenched bullying attracts $116K fine

13 September, 2019

A Melbourne director and his security company have been fined $116,250 for repeatedly bullying staff in the workplace.

SafeWork SA responds to CFMEU safety criticisms

11 September, 2019

SafeWork SA has responded to comments by the construction union suggesting it failed to act on safety concerns raised.

Employers urged to 'trust the signs' this R U OK?Day

09 September, 2019

R U OK? is urging Australians to 'trust the signs' and ask anyone that may be struggling if they are OK this 12 September 'R U OK?Day'.

WA Government seeks feedback on new WHS regulations

05 September, 2019

The WA Government is seeking feedback on proposed new work health and safety (WHS) regulations to support the proposed new WHS Act.

Substation misuse sparks $45K fine

03 September, 2019

A shopping centre management firm has been fined $45,000 after two men were killed and two severely burned in an explosion at a facility under their control.

Research commissioned to support silicosis-affected workers

30 August, 2019

WorkCover Queensland has engaged researchers at Monash University and the University of Illinois to study how best to support workers diagnosed with silicosis.

Department of Defence charged over Townsville incident

28 August, 2019

The Department of Defence has been charged with three Category 2 offences after a worker suffered critical injuries during a maintenance operation.

Victoria bans uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone

26 August, 2019

Victoria's ban on uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone has come into effect in a bid to better protect workers from silica dust exposure.

Ombudsman calls on ADF to update guidance on reports of abuse

21 August, 2019

The ADF Ombudsman is calling on the Defence Force to update its guidance around making and handling reports of abuse following recent reviews.

WorkSafe WA to begin commercial kitchen inspections

20 August, 2019

Western Australian (WA) commercial kitchens could soon get a visit from WorkSafe WA inspectors as part of a proactive program to examine workplace safety standards and issues.

Woolworths pledges $1.6m to improve workplace traffic controls

19 August, 2019

It comes as part of an enforceable undertaking, accepted by NT WorkSafe, after a man was run over by a prime mover in an NT loading dock and died in 2016.

Retailer hit with $150K fine after plant injures worker

14 August, 2019

A major retailer has been fined $150K for failing to ensure that their workplace and the means of entering and leaving it were safe.

Industrial manslaughter offence to be added to NT WHS laws

12 August, 2019

The NT Government is set to introduce an industrial manslaughter offence to its WHS laws following recommendations from a recent best WHS practice review.

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