An Industrial Relations Working Group, established by the NCCC, will help businesses operate and keep employees and customers safe through the COVID-19 crisis.
An international advocacy group has called for the implementation of safety regulations in Myanmar's mining industry, after a landslide in Hpakant claimed more than 100 lives.
The solution decreases COVID-19-related risks by ensuring that contractors and visitors are not allowed onsite until they are fully trained in procedures.
Until 23 September, Western Australia's Commission for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking feedback on a draft code of practice for violence and aggression in the workplace.
From 1 July, the workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica reduced by half in six Australian jurisdictions to a TWA of 0.05 mg/m3.
Researchers have revealed that the recommended 1- to 2-metre spatial distancing rule may not be enough to protect health workers from contracting COVID-19.
The new and independent WorkSafe ACT has commenced operations, and will function as an independent entity to improve safety across the Australian Capital Territory.
Researchers have developed a database that offers flammability information and material properties for different types of common cladding materials.
Dr ROBYN JOHNS explores the current work from home trend in Australia and offers some practical tips for employers in line with their work health and safety obligations.
Desk-based workers face both physical and mental health risks due to the sedentary modern-day office environment. Researchers explore how this can be addressed.
DENISE CULLEN speaks with Kim Seeling Smith, who reveals how managers can ensure a mentally healthy workplace through a crisis.
A self-employed builder died after falling approximately three metres on 4 May 2020 at a residential property at Mead, near Kerang in Victoria.
New COVID-19 industry resources include: for accommodation services and tertiary education, from Safe Work Australia; and agricultural businesses, from the NSW Government.