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Stone industry safety taskforce aims to reduce silicosis

11 July, 2018 by

Protecting workers in the manufactured stone industry from lung diseases is the focus of a new safety taskforce that has just been established.


Improving return to work outcomes

03 July, 2018 by Denise Cullen

10% of workers compensation claims drag on for a year or more... decreasing the odds that the injured employee will ever return to work.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 498

03 July, 2018 by

Do you feel that technology prevents you from completely switching off from your job? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Height safety view — from construction to maintenance

02 July, 2018 by Gordon Cadzow, Secretary, Working at Height Association (WAHA)

From initial construction through to maintenance, this article takes a view on the working-at-height issues related to the life cycle of a building.


Updated electrical wiring rules now available

02 July, 2018 by

A new edition of the Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000:2018) has now been released.


Worker killed on tunnel construction project

02 July, 2018 by

Head injuries have killed a man in his 50s who was working at the West Gate Tunnel Project's Footscray Road site.


Are you meeting your machine safety WHS obligations?

01 July, 2018 by Dannielle Furness

Given the significant financial, societal and human cost, why do preventable machine incidents still occur?


Unlicensed asbestos removalist sparks warnings

29 June, 2018 by

There have been reports of an unlicensed asbestos removalist operating in the Newcastle and Hunter region.


Exposure levels to airborne contaminants under review

29 June, 2018 by

Safe Work Australia is conducting a review of the regulatory framework for workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 497

19 June, 2018 by

Do you agree with enforcing harsher penalties when an employer's negligent conduct causes a workplace fatality? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Constant technology access stresses Australian workers

19 June, 2018 by

Almost three-quarters of Australian workers are feeling stressed out by technology, according to new research.


Victoria cracks down on dangerous live electrical work

18 June, 2018 by

Three electricians have died at work in Victoria since 2016, prompting warnings about the dangers of working on live switchboards and circuits.


NSW businesses pledge to be safer

18 June, 2018 by

A pledge to provide healthy and safe workplaces has been made by over 100 NSW businesses, as part of SafeWork NSW's innovative Safety Promise program.


Parliament passes Bill for new truck safety laws

15 June, 2018 by

One of two amendment Bills enabling new truck safety laws has now passed through the Queensland Parliament.


Chemical explosion seriously burns two workers

14 June, 2018 by

Two Queensland workers have sustained serious injuries from a fire that may have been caused by an explosion.


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