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Arc enemy

05 August, 2019 by Louise Pywell*

Too many people have died from electrocution while working on rooftops. Empower your employees with knowledge and skills to help keep them safe.

New Augmented Reality Guide for Expecting Parents

05 August, 2019

Pregnancy and Development of Your Baby 2019/20 – Released

Health service charged following assault on nurse

30 July, 2019

Austin Health has been charged with alleged health and safety breaches after a nurse was assaulted by a patient in 2017.

Communication crisis

29 July, 2019 by David Nicol* | Supplied by: BlackBerry Australia Pty Limited

In a crisis, managing information and preventing the spread of misinformation is essential. We explore the power of controlling information in a crisis. 

Making Safety Your Mission: New Augmented Reality Guide for Facility Managers

26 July, 2019

Facilities Managers Guide to Workplace Safety 2019/20 – Released

WA service station inspections raise safety concerns

26 July, 2019

WorkSafe WA inspectors have raised concerns around hazardous substances, portable ladders and first aid in service stations following their inspection program.

Company fined $10K for obstructing WorkSafe investigation

26 July, 2019

A Queensland-based labour hire company has been fined $10,000 for obstructing an investigation into the death of one of its workers.

Workplace safety no laughing matter

25 July, 2019

Circus Rio has been issued with 11 prohibition notices in under a week, following a series of incidents. The show must not go on until the notices are lifted.

OHS training organisation fined $200K for fraud

24 July, 2019

An OHS training organisation has been fined $200,000 for falsifying scaffolding and forklift training records, according to WorkSafe Victoria.

WHS regulators not equipped to handle sexual harassment: national inquiry

23 July, 2019

Legal stakeholders are calling for WHS regulators to be properly resourced to investigate and prosecute sexual harassment claims.

Overexposed, underprotected

22 July, 2019 by Terry Gorman* | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

Not wearing a respirator for even short periods during exposure will reduce protection. So what can be done to address this safety risk?

Public to engage SWA on airborne contaminant exposure

19 July, 2019

Safe Work Australia is set to open its second forum on draft airborne contaminant evaluations as part of its review of relevant workplace exposure standards.

NSCA Foundation brings the No Time to Lose campaign to Australia

18 July, 2019

The NSCA Foundation is partnering with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to bring the No Time to Lose campaign to Australia to tackle occupational cancer.

Court casts $650K fine following foundry worker's death

17 July, 2019

A foundry and metal casting company has been fined $650,000 after its failure to provide and maintain a safe plant resulted in an employee's death.

7 common workplace hazards and how to avoid them

16 July, 2019

SAI Global has identified seven workplace hazards that are commonly overlooked by employers. Here's how to avoid them.

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