Manufacturers rise to the challenge of combating COVID-1915 April, 2020
Queensland commends manufacturers for "stepping up to the plate" and Standards Australia releases a resource to help the sector rise to the challenge.
Working at home wellbeing survey: interim findings released15 April, 2020
The Institute for Employment Studies in the UK has released interim findings of its 'Working at home wellbeing survey 2020', open throughout April.
Silicosis: a detriment to workers and the construction industry14 April, 2020
NSW Construction Site Safety Guide 2020/21 – Published
Working from home — maintaining mentally healthy workplaces07 April, 2020
Working from home or remotely during the coronavirus pandemic can be stressful for many workers; SafeWork NSW has created an online resource to help.
Deep breath: expert guidance on bushfire smoke07 April, 2020
National Safety’s Editor, Dr JOSEPH BRENNAN, speaks with an air quality expert, a lawyer and our national WHS statutory body to seek expert guidance.
Queensland closes its border to interstate FIFO workers06 April, 2020
As a measure to protect local mine workforces, on 4 April the Queensland Government placed a ban on non-critical interstate fly-in fly-out mine workers.
Disobedient vs careless workers — difference under law06 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Lawyers JACKSON INGLIS and ERIC HALDEN explore the difference under the law between disobedient and careless workers.
Government backs private health sector to combat COVID-1906 April, 2020
A partnership between the Australian Government and the private health sector will provide 30,000 hospital beds and 105,000 nurses and staff to combat COVID-19.
Over seas: protecting a zero fatalities record03 April, 2020
In 2019, for the seventh consecutive year, the offshore petroleum operations industry achieved a zero worker fatalities result, Dr JOSEPH BRENNAN reports.
Roadworks enforceable undertaking03 April, 2020
NT WorkSafe has accepted a $1.3 million enforceable undertaking for safety around roadworks from the DIPL following a fatal road accident.
Coronavirus03 April, 2020
Due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus, employers are required by Australian WHS laws to ensure the health and safety of their workers.
2019–2023: asbestos awareness, management and removal02 April, 2020
ASEA is in the second phase of its national strategic plan for asbestos awareness, management and approval, to eliminate asbestos-related diseases in Australia.
Overheating: heat mitigation technologies in buildings01 April, 2020
Architectural scientist PROFESSOR MATTHEOS SANTAMOURIS charts the problem of overheating in the built environment and the safety imperatives of mitigation technologies.
Crane operator pleads guilty to 2016 worksite death01 April, 2020
The operator of a crane involved in the death of a worker in 2016 has pleaded guilty in the ACT Supreme Court to breaching work health and safety legislation.
Making Safety in the Lab Your First Priority01 April, 2020
Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2020/21 – Released