Established in 2008, MATES in Construction works to reduce the high level of suicide among Australian construction workers. DENISE CULLEN traces its history.
Safe Work Australia has republished the workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants with a new respirable crystalline silica standard of 0.05 mg/m3.
Businesses throughout Western Australia have been urged to have contingency plans in place on land and sea to protect workers in the event of a cyclone.
WorkSafe Victoria has charged a man for allegedly stockpiling dangerous chemicals in Melbourne's northern suburbs, and in NSW.
The amendments to the WHS Mines and Petroleum Sites Regulation 2014 will commence in NSW from February 2020, and address key work health and safety issues.
As bushfires continue to devastate the country, employers are being advised to take every precaution to ensure the health and safety of employees.
HVAC&R Contractors & Engineers Guide to Safety 2019/20 – Released
Employers and workers are being urged to be extra vigilant when guarding against the effects of extreme heat this summer.
After the death of a Queensland coalmine worker in July 2019, the state government announced two independent reviews and a mining 'safety reset'.
Queensland coalmine workers could soon access a 'health service on wheels', designed to improve detection of mine dust lung diseases.