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$80m infection control training fund for the frontlines

10 June, 2020

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.


Victoria updates lead guidance after amended regulations

10 June, 2020

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.


Worker wellbeing bounces back as job prospects improve

10 June, 2020

Australian survey research reveals that as the employment outlook amid the coronavirus pandemic improves, workers experience increased wellbeing and reduced anxiety.


Welders Fuse Together to Improve Workplace Safety

10 June, 2020

Metal Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2020/21


SWA updates its COVID-19 central hub with further resources

10 June, 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Safe Work Australia has released further industry-specific guidance to help businesses reopen safely, including a planning tool.


Fines follow young workers' burns in biofuel explosion

01 June, 2020

A NSW vehicle repair shop and its director have been fined $157,500 after two young workers sustained serious burns while making biofuel unsupervised.


Hygiene and Safe Food Practices in School Canteens during COVID-19

28 May, 2020

School Canteen Guide to Food Safety & Nutrition 2020/21 – Published


Risks of Legionnaires' disease in reopening buildings

27 May, 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, businesses preparing to reopen are reminded of the risk of Legionnaires' disease in their buildings' water-based systems.


"Grossly deficient" record keeping, coroner finds

27 May, 2020

A Coronial Inquest into the death of a Queensland mineworker has highlighted the importance of management accountability in mines.


Mining executives face 20 years' jail under new laws

26 May, 2020

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.


Research-led frontline mental wellbeing recommendations

26 May, 2020

An Australian research team has developed recommendations to help manage the mental health and wellbeing of frontline medical workers during viral outbreaks.


Workers in NSW can now speak up, save lives with new app

18 May, 2020

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.


ANU study highlights job security and safety anxieties

18 May, 2020

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.


NCCC creates planning tool to help businesses reopen

15 May, 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, the NCCC has released an online planning tool to help businesses reopen and be COVIDSafe.


Expert calls for frontline mental health preservation

15 May, 2020

Essential frontline health workers must be given time to recover after each shift caring for COVID-19 patients, a mental health researcher has advised.


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