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Australian academics weigh in on explosion in Beirut

19 August, 2020

Following the recent explosion in Beirut, Australian academics from two universities have discussed the chemicals involved in the explosion and the disaster response.

Logging onto Safety: Updated Augmented Reality Safety Guide for Forestry Workers

18 August, 2020

Forestry Sector Guide to Workplace Safety 2020/21 – Published

Supporting the wellbeing of Australia's firefighters

17 August, 2020

Academics Dr DAVID LAWRENCE and WAVNE RIKKERS detail their continuing research in the area of Australian firefighter wellbeing.

Premier outlines business impacts during Stage 4 restrictions

05 August, 2020

Melbourne entered Stage 4 restrictions on 2 August. The following day, the state's Premier, Daniel Andrews, announced three lists that will apply to businesses.

New regulations require Vic to report COVID-19 diagnoses

05 August, 2020

Under new regulations, Victorian employers and self-employed persons must inform WorkSafe Victoria if a worker receives a confirmed coronavirus diagnosis.

New strategy prioritises Victorian healthcare worker safety

04 August, 2020

WorkSafe Victoria's 'Health Care and Social Assistance (HCSA) industry strategy 2020–23' aims to improve health and safety outcomes for healthcare workers.

SWA nominates a COVID-19 theme for National Safe Work Month

04 August, 2020

October is National Safe Work Month and this year's national theme will be 'Work Health and Safety through COVID-19', Safe Work Australia has announced.

Workplace psychosocial safety climate research receives funding

04 August, 2020

Funding will enable UniSA to establish a research platform to study the psychosocial safety climate of workplaces, and help reform Australia's corporate climate.

Keeping New & Expecting Parents informed with Augmented Reality Health & Wellbeing Guide

04 August, 2020

Pregnancy and Development of Your Baby 2020/21 – Published

Farm safety on the national agenda as Vic gets dedicated council

27 July, 2020

20–25 July was Farm Safety Week nationally, and Victoria has established a Farm Safety Council, to reduce injuries and deaths in the agricultural sector.

Ardent Leisure charged over Dreamworld deaths, faces $4.5m fine

22 July, 2020

Qld's WHS Prosecutor has laid charges against Ardent Leisure, Dreamworld's parent company, over the 2016 Thunder River Rapids ride incident that killed four people.

Guide to storing flammable liquids in the workplace released

21 July, 2020

With hand sanitisers now common at Australian workplaces, Safe Work Australia has developed a guide for safely storing flammable liquids, such as solvents and alcohols.

Workplaces must do more to stop sexual harassment, experts argue

21 July, 2020

Researchers are urging workplaces to be more proactive in addressing sexual harassment, rather than waiting for employees to report the behaviour — especially amid COVID-19.

A Cut Above the Rest – New Augmented Reality Safety Guide Helps Mining Industry Stay Safe

21 July, 2020

Mining & Quarry Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2020/21 - Published

WA's first gross negligence guilty verdict follows arm amputation

21 July, 2020

In a state-first guilty verdict, a waste recycling company is facing a $500,000 fine for gross negligence after a worker's arm was amputated at the shoulder.

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