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Construction firm awarded for safety campaign

24 May, 2019

Lendlease has received an award for a campaign that features its employees with their mothers to remind people to stay safe at work.

Saliva drug testing standard reviewed for safety

23 May, 2019

The standard for saliva drug testing is currently undergoing revision by Standards Australia, industry bodies and community members.

2019/2020 National Guide to Public Works and Safety released

18 May, 2019

The augmented guide is now available and free to the Australian public works and services sector.

Mental health and an inability to do the job — what is a reasonable adjustment?

16 May, 2019 by Catherine Dunlop and Meredith Kennedy*

The Federal Court of Australia has provided guidance to employers who are supporting staff with mental illness.

Workplace drug overdoses on the rise

15 May, 2019

There has been a significant increase in the number of workplace deaths due to drug overdose in the United States, according to a new NIOSH study.

End the trend: occupational lung disease

14 May, 2019 by Megan McConville* | Supplied by: RPB Advancing Your Safety

Across the world, the risk of occupational lung disease for workers in hazardous environments remains a real threat.

Company fined $300K after worker falls and dies

13 May, 2019

A shopfitting company and its director have both been fined — with a conviction for the company — after a two-metre fall killed one of its employees.

Taskforce seeks to stamp out silicosis

08 May, 2019

With the rate of silicosis increasing among workers, the federal government has committed $5 million to establish a new taskforce to tackle the problem.

82% of injured workers return to work: report

06 May, 2019

The latest report released by Safe Work Australia reveals that 82% of injured workers in Australia during 2016–17 were able to return to work.

Legal action against union for alleged safety breaches

03 May, 2019

Legal action is being taken against the CEPU over alleged unlawful industrial action and the breaching of safety rules.

Reversing forklift crushes worker's legs

01 May, 2019

A Queensland worker had his legs crushed by a reversing forklift during an incident in March 2019.

Too sick to see a doctor?

30 April, 2019 by Julie Dang*

An employer has been hit with a massive damages bill after dismissing an employee who had been absent on sick leave for almost eight months.

Tapping into Workplace Safety – A New Augmented Reality Guide for Plumbers

30 April, 2019

Plumbing Industry Guide to Safety 2019/20 – Released

Saving lives through workplace brain training

26 April, 2019

A new study has found that workplace performance among electrical powerline workers was improved through the use of brain training.

Revamping workplace safety following an incident

23 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Atlas Steels Ltd

A steel supply business has undertaken a series of practical measures to improve safety at the company, following the serious injury of one of its workers.

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