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A new approach to stop workplace bullying

19 February, 2019 by Kevin Gilmore-Burrell, Empathyse Anti-Bullying Consulting*

It is a common misconception that workplace bullying must occur initially, before it can be stopped. But a new approach allows organisations to make it sure it doesn't happen at all.


Have your say on silica and coal dust exposure standards

19 February, 2019

Standards for workplace exposure to crystalline silica and respirable coal dust have now been opened for public comment.


Roof death prompts $1m fine and jail time

18 February, 2019

A jail sentence and a $1 million fine have been handed down to a Sunshine Coast company director after a worker fell six metres to his death.


Women in demanding roles gain weight

12 February, 2019

A new long-term study has found that women in demanding jobs are predisposed to gaining weight.


Worker on elevated platform dies after electrocution

11 February, 2019

A man was electrocuted and killed while he was working on an elevated platform in Hughesdale last week.


Contractors face federal WHS charges

08 February, 2019

Three companies face penalties of up to $1.5 million each if WHS charges against them are successful.


Man killed after falling six metres

07 February, 2019

A man has been killed after a six-metre fall at a business in Mordialloc.


Safety: A Top Priority for Rail Workers

07 February, 2019

Rail Industry Guide to Safety 2018/19 – Released


Workplaces must do more to prevent deaths

05 February, 2019

Victorian businesses are being urged to take extra care with the safety of their workers this year, after 23 people died in workplace incidents in 2018.


Working in heat policy takes preventative approach

29 January, 2019

A CFMEU hot weather policy that sees workers stop and leave a site if the temperature is expected to reach 35°C has been actioned this summer.


Brewery wins award for safety culture

29 January, 2019

A craft brewery based in Byron Bay has been named the winner of the December icare aware award.


New gas and petroleum pipeline standards released

29 January, 2019

Several standards have recently been published to improve the network of pipelines that carry gas and liquid petroleum for use in Australia.


Truck driver tragically dies while collecting rubbish

29 January, 2019

A 55-year-old truck driver has tragically died while collecting a hire rubbish skip bin at a Victorian workplace last week.


New mental health infographic released

24 January, 2019

Safe Work Australia has released an infographic with the latest data relating to mental health in the workplace.


New workplace deaths data released

24 January, 2019

Safe Work Australia has just released the latest data relating to workplace deaths.


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