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Workplace safety no laughing matter

25 July, 2019

Circus Rio has been issued with 11 prohibition notices in under a week, following a series of incidents. The show must not go on until the notices are lifted.


OHS training organisation fined $200K for fraud

24 July, 2019

An OHS training organisation has been fined $200,000 for falsifying scaffolding and forklift training records, according to WorkSafe Victoria.


WHS regulators not equipped to handle sexual harassment: national inquiry

23 July, 2019

Legal stakeholders are calling for WHS regulators to be properly resourced to investigate and prosecute sexual harassment claims.


Overexposed, underprotected

22 July, 2019 by Terry Gorman* | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

Not wearing a respirator for even short periods during exposure will reduce protection. So what can be done to address this safety risk?


Public to engage SWA on airborne contaminant exposure

19 July, 2019

Safe Work Australia is set to open its second forum on draft airborne contaminant evaluations as part of its review of relevant workplace exposure standards.


NSCA Foundation brings the No Time to Lose campaign to Australia

18 July, 2019

The NSCA Foundation is partnering with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to bring the No Time to Lose campaign to Australia to tackle occupational cancer.


Court casts $650K fine following foundry worker's death

17 July, 2019

A foundry and metal casting company has been fined $650,000 after its failure to provide and maintain a safe plant resulted in an employee's death.


7 common workplace hazards and how to avoid them

16 July, 2019

SAI Global has identified seven workplace hazards that are commonly overlooked by employers. Here's how to avoid them.


How to manage endometriosis in the workplace

15 July, 2019

Almost 5% of the workforce — one in 10 women — suffer from endometriosis. Here's how employers can support them.


Home is where the work is

15 July, 2019 by Jackson Inglis* and Liliana Schultz^

A flexible working arrangement can have many benefits. But ensure you implement it in a way that will keep your employee — and your business — safe.


Queensland set to ban combustible cladding

12 July, 2019

Under the proposed new regulations, the ban would extend to all aluminium composite panels with a polyethylene (PE) core greater than 30%.


New model to improve construction health and safety

11 July, 2019

A new leadership maturity model could help frontline construction managers improve on-site work health and safety practices.


Mining and quarry practices under review after worker death

10 July, 2019

Queensland's mining health and safety practices and laws are under review following the state's sixth mining and quarry-related death in 12 months.


Report released on Helensburgh Mine evacuation

09 July, 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator has completed a causal investigation into the March 2019 evacuation of 70 coal miners at the Metropolitan Colliery in Helensburgh.


Hammering Down on Safety with New Augmented Reality Construction Safety Guide

08 July, 2019

VIC Construction Site Safety Guide 2019/20 — Released


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