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Substation misuse sparks $45K fine

03 September, 2019

A shopping centre management firm has been fined $45,000 after two men were killed and two severely burned in an explosion at a facility under their control.

Taking Charge for a Safe Workplace

03 September, 2019

Electrical Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2019/20 – Released

Research commissioned to support silicosis-affected workers

30 August, 2019

WorkCover Queensland has engaged researchers at Monash University and the University of Illinois to study how best to support workers diagnosed with silicosis.

Department of Defence charged over Townsville incident

28 August, 2019

The Department of Defence has been charged with three Category 2 offences after a worker suffered critical injuries during a maintenance operation.

Victoria bans uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone

26 August, 2019

Victoria's ban on uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone has come into effect in a bid to better protect workers from silica dust exposure.

Ombudsman calls on ADF to update guidance on reports of abuse

21 August, 2019

The ADF Ombudsman is calling on the Defence Force to update its guidance around making and handling reports of abuse following recent reviews.

WorkSafe WA to begin commercial kitchen inspections

20 August, 2019

Western Australian (WA) commercial kitchens could soon get a visit from WorkSafe WA inspectors as part of a proactive program to examine workplace safety standards and issues.

Woolworths pledges $1.6m to improve workplace traffic controls

19 August, 2019

It comes as part of an enforceable undertaking, accepted by NT WorkSafe, after a man was run over by a prime mover in an NT loading dock and died in 2016.

New Guide Reminds Workers to Put Safety First

19 August, 2019

Sporting Amenities Guide to Workplace Safety 2019/20 – Released

Retailer hit with $150K fine after plant injures worker

14 August, 2019

A major retailer has been fined $150K for failing to ensure that their workplace and the means of entering and leaving it were safe.

Industrial manslaughter offence to be added to NT WHS laws

12 August, 2019

The NT Government is set to introduce an industrial manslaughter offence to its WHS laws following recommendations from a recent best WHS practice review.

'Be a Safety Champion' this National Safe Work Month

09 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia is encouraging all employers and workers to become safety champions this October National Safe Work Month.

CEPAR releases fact sheet on mature workers' legal rights

08 August, 2019

Employers can now access a fact sheet explaining how workplace health and safety (WHS) and anti-discrimination laws relate to mature workers in Australia.

Applications to new return to work services panel now open

07 August, 2019

Medical and allied health professionals are being invited to apply for a position on WorkCover Queensland's new return to work services panel.

Christopher's law

06 August, 2019

The tragic death of 18-year-old Christopher Cassaniti on a construction site this year has galvanised his mother, Patrizia, to campaign for safer workplaces.

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