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Putting the 'LEAD' in safety leadership

24 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Teys Australia

Teys Australia's safety leadership program empowers supervisors to meet productivity goals, maintain reasonable workloads and improve safety performance.

Welders face greater lung cancer risk than general population: study

23 December, 2019

Welders present a 43% increased risk of lung cancer, on average, than those who have never been a welder or exposed to welding fumes, according to a recent study.

Dangerous attachment device laws to improve safety

18 December, 2019

Protest first responders, protesters and the wider community should be safer under new laws by the Queensland Government.

SA releases building cladding audit findings

17 December, 2019

The SA Government is calling for seven ACP containing buildings to undergo immediate work after they were found to pose 'extreme' fire safety risks.

Downward trend continues in 2018 worker fatalities data

17 December, 2019

A November report from Safe Work Australia confirms a long-term trend of decline in the number and rate of worker fatalities across Australia.

Celebrating safety heroes: 2019 National Safety Awards of Excellence

17 December, 2019

The winners of the NSCA Foundation/GIO Workers Compensation 27th Annual National Safety Awards of Excellence were announced in Sydney on 17 October 2019.

In easily, out safely: confined space best practices

16 December, 2019 | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

Confined spaces can be complicated. ASH MAYOR outlines some best practices that will help you ensure those working in confined spaces are kept safe.

New Safety Guide Helps Wine Producers to Stay Safe at Work

13 December, 2019

Wine Producers Guide to Safety 2019/20 – Released

Qld builder fined $24K for breaches to work safety

11 December, 2019

A Brisbane builder has pleaded guilty to three breaches of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and was fined $24,000 with costs of $1595.

SafeWork NSW spreading the word on silica safety

10 December, 2019

SafeWork NSW has been visiting businesses across the state to raise awareness about silicosis and preventing silica exposure.

NSW Resources Regulator investigating possible dust disease cases

09 December, 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator is investigating potential work health and safety breaches after three workers were diagnosed with possible dust disease.

WA considers new work health and safety laws

06 December, 2019

Western Australian employers could be subject to industrial manslaughter laws if a proposed work health and safety Bill passes in state parliament.

WorkSafe Victoria to improve services following investigation

06 December, 2019

WorkSafe Victoria is set to improve its services to injured workers after the state Ombudsman found it was letting down some of its most vulnerable clients.

NSW mining and petroleum WHS laws up for review

29 November, 2019

NSW mining and petroleum work health and safety laws and regulations will be back under the microscope next year for their five-yearly review.

Ad campaign and SNOs to help promote Qld bus driver safety

28 November, 2019

Queensland public transport operator TransLink has launched a new ad campaign and hired eight senior network officers in a bid to put the brakes on bus driver violence.

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