Frontline workers in the food handling, retail, and transport and logistics industries will have free or low-fee access to national infection control skill sets.
WorkSafe Victoria has released updated lead guidance after amended regulations came into effect on 5 June. It includes the latest information on lead-risk work.
Australian survey research reveals that as the employment outlook amid the coronavirus pandemic improves, workers experience increased wellbeing and reduced anxiety.
Metal Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2020/21
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Safe Work Australia has released further industry-specific guidance to help businesses reopen safely, including a planning tool.
A NSW vehicle repair shop and its director have been fined $157,500 after two young workers sustained serious burns while making biofuel unsupervised.
School Canteen Guide to Food Safety & Nutrition 2020/21 – Published
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, businesses preparing to reopen are reminded of the risk of Legionnaires' disease in their buildings' water-based systems.
A Coronial Inquest into the death of a Queensland mineworker has highlighted the importance of management accountability in mines.
New laws passed in the Queensland Parliament mean that mining bosses now face up to 20 years' jail if workers die due to their criminal negligence.
An Australian research team has developed recommendations to help manage the mental health and wellbeing of frontline medical workers during viral outbreaks.
SafeWork NSW has launched an app that enables workers to anonymously report workplace health and safety issues by sending the regulator photos of unsafe practices.
A recent study has found that two-thirds of Australians are worried about their own and others' safety, and confirmed the toll of COVID-19 on mental health.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, the NCCC has released an online planning tool to help businesses reopen and be COVIDSafe.
Essential frontline health workers must be given time to recover after each shift caring for COVID-19 patients, a mental health researcher has advised.