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Safety in Australian Food Businesses

02 October, 2017

Food Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2017/18 – Released


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 480

27 September, 2017

Have you received job safety training? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Investigations continue into Vic quad bike farmer death

27 September, 2017

A quad bike accident has led to the death of a farmer near Romsey, in Victoria.


Finger amputation caused by insufficient guarding, WA company fined

26 September, 2017

A grain cooperative in WA has been fined $37,500 over insufficient guarding on machinery that led to a worker sustaining a serious hand injury.


How being safe could win you $5000

26 September, 2017

Safe Work Australia is giving businesses the opportunity to win $5000 for their safety initiatives.


Using Augmented Reality For Better Safety Outcomes

19 September, 2017

Automotive Mechanics Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 479

13 September, 2017

Do you have safety mentors in your workplace? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


What you need to know about managing an incident

11 September, 2017 by Partner Carlie Holt and Senior Associate Emma Gruschka, Sparke Helmore Lawyers | Supplied by: Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Effective incident management starts before an incident in the workplace occurs.


In conversation: promoting mental health in the workplace

08 September, 2017 by Amy Steed

Given that approximately 20% of Australian workers will experience some kind of mental health issue throughout the duration of their career, supporting mental health in the workplace should be a key consideration for all leaders.


Mitigating Risks in Forestry Operations

05 September, 2017

Forestry Sector Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released


2017 National Safety Awards of Excellence finalists announced

30 August, 2017

The NSCA Foundation and GIO Workers Compensation have announced the 2017 National Safety Awards of Excellence finalists.


Managerial support can prevent presenteeism

30 August, 2017

Workaholics suffering from 'presenteeism' can greatly benefit from managerial support, new research has revealed.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 478

30 August, 2017

Would you feel comfortable discussing mental health issues in your workplace? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Company sentenced for worker's lost hand

28 August, 2017

Budget Plastics Ltd has become the first company to be sentenced under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 in New Zealand.


Queensland a step closer to an industrial manslaughter offence

24 August, 2017 by Matthew Smith, Partner and Mason Fettell, Lawyer, Sparke Helmore Lawyers | Supplied by: Sparke Helmore Lawyers

The Queensland Government has introduced the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 to parliament, signalling a significantly greater focus on safety regulation in Queensland. Most notably, the Bill introduces the criminal offence of "industrial manslaughter", which will commence from 1 July 2018 if the legislation is passed.


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